Looking to take your bookshelf from basic Ikea Billy bookcase to beautiful bookworm bliss but don't know where to start? I get it, it's not always easy when you're staring at a blank canvas. So let me show you a few tips and tricks for styling the shelves, from best items to arranging the books … Continue reading How to Style a Bookshelf
How to Start a Bookstagram Account
Maybe you're on the fence about joining Bookstagram or perhaps you're a seasoned Bookstagrammer looking for some new tips / tricks. I've put together a series of helpful posts for you to reference. Because this info doesn't need to be gated behind a fee. Share the wealth I say! So let's get to it with my Bookstagram … Continue reading How to Start a Bookstagram Account
Books you can pretend you read
Let's face it, everyone is tired. I'm tired, you're tired, your dog is tired, your kids ... wait a minute. No. Your kids are probably bouncing off the walls. Everything has a fine layer of goldfish cracker dust, your brain is shot from having to learn math again (and this time it's completely different), and … Continue reading Books you can pretend you read
Getting Classically Lit
Have you ever posed a reading challenge to yourself? This year I did. When it comes to books, I found that whenever I was in a discussion about the classics, I soon realized I had very little to contribute. Sure, I've read a few but I felt like I barely scraped the surface. So in … Continue reading Getting Classically Lit
March Reading Wrap-up
So it's the second week into April but I haven't really had a moment to sit back and reflect on what books I finished in March. For some reason I thought maybe I hadn't been that successful but it turns out I hit my average by reading 4 books. Woohoo! Here's what I read and … Continue reading March Reading Wrap-up
The 5 Ws for Buddy Reads
Are you looking at that title wondering what a Buddy Read is? Perfect. You've made it easy for me to just jump right in. WHAT is a Buddy Read and WHY do they exist? A Buddy Read is when you plan to read a book in a certain amount of time with one or more … Continue reading The 5 Ws for Buddy Reads
How does she do it? Fitting reading into a busy life.
One of the questions I get asked most often, once someone finds out that I read, is "How do you find the time?". I'm able to read about 4-5 novels every month, which to some it sounds like a lot and to others it's about average. And then there's those crazy people who can read … Continue reading How does she do it? Fitting reading into a busy life.
An introduction is in order…
Welcome to She Gets Literary. What can I say? I've been wanting to start this blog for quite some time but have been putting it off for a multitude of reasons of which I won't bore you with. But alas, here we are. I've gone and bit the blogger bullet, with enthusiasm I might add! … Continue reading An introduction is in order…