My Bookshelves

Reorganized my Shelves! (Sheflie #2)

So last weekend, I had the sudden urge to rearrange my room and my books. One of my bookcases was only half usable and my shelves looked super messy and it was just not fun times. I took pictures of it to share with you all!! I don’t actually have a lot of books. I have 12 shelves between my two bookcases and only 4 of the shelves are completely full of books.  Anyway, See pictures below!

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Step one: Put the entirety of my bookshelves on my bed. I felt bad about this part. It’s very difficult to smush books like this. What if they had gotten irreparably bent up??

I forgot to take a picture of step two which was moving one of the empty book cases. There used to be a shelving unit holding clothes between the two cases so I moved them.

Step three: Put stuff back on shelves. below are pictures of each shelf with small descriptions!

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The top of book case 1. I painted that Chicago Skyline btw and I’m very proud!
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Top shelf on bookcase 1. These are the books and lit mags I got from my Great Grandma. Also, my BA in English writing and some sentimental but blurred pictures.
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Second shelf of Bookcase 1. These are my TBR books or books I want to reread soon.
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Third Shelf of Bookcase 1. These are nonfiction books and photo albums. I’d say 80% of this are English or Crtive writing books.
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Fourth shelf of Bookcase 1. V boring. Just Misc. stuff.
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Whole lot of nothing. Fifth Shelf.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bottom shelf of bookcase 1. This has my yearbooks (blurred out names just in case), folders, notebooks, video game guide books and my old laptop.
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Top shelf of Bookcase 2. This has coloring books and materials, my kpop CDs, PS2 games and candles. Also a nice picture of my and my dad.
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Here’s where my fiction books start. They are organized alphabetical by Author’s last name. this shelf is A-J.
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Third shelf of bookcase 2. K-Rot fiction books. Also my super cute Tangled mug holding bookmarks and my little cousin being a dork.
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Fourth shelf of bookcase 2. This has fiction books Row-W. Also the clock my friend stole from one of the classrooms at our University. It’s broken. And my awesome Beauty and the Beast mug filled with more bookmarks.
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Fifth shelf of Bookcase 2. Not sure if this is an everyone thing or a my family thing but these are my memory boxes. They hold birthday, graduation, Christmas card and other special things I wanted to keep. The brown box is actually the box my first laptop came in.

The last shelf of bookcase 2 is empty as well so I didn’t take a picture

Anyway, now looking at my shelves makes me super happy. They’re cute and decorated and organized. I’m not sure if you guys enjoyed this but I think shelfies are an acceptable post.

My Bookshelves

My Bookshelves!!

Last night, in a sudden burst of “OMG my shelves look awful” I reorganized my books. I actually don’t have a lot because I won’t keep books if I don’t like them. Which means my books don’t even take up an entire bookcase but I digress. All of the books I own and have read are on these shelves So here is a look.

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My very top shelf is books from my Great Grandmother and Analog Science Fiction Literary Magazine from 2011 to now (also from my great grandmother. She passed away about year ago and I like to keep things from her close. Even the Fox is from her house. She was a great reader and would read just about anything she could get her hands on. The only books of hers that I have that aren’t here are the writing books she gave me which are, of course, with my other writing books.

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Here are my hardcovers and my smaller books. The one “Book” lying flat is actually a memory box with a really nice saying on it. Sadly it’s SUPER tall so it’s hard to display so I don’t really have a choice of whether or not to put it lying down or not. I’m currently lending out Homeland and Saint Anything. I didn’t want Saint Anything’s dust jacket to get ruined which is why it’s sitting there.

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The bulk of my books. So much Young Adult dystopian/fantasy. But I guess my likes are obvious. I thought it extremely ironic that I put my croissant pen on top of Anna and the French Kiss. I hope you appreciate it as much as I do. 😀 Also don’t mind my little cousin (who is know much bigger than that) doing weird things in the photo.

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There’s actually a mostly empty shelf above this one so I didn’t feel like showing it off. Here is my language stuff. On the far left are my Korean books. I’ve been teaching myself for quite some time and can read it and understand a little. Then my Korean CDs. Precious works of art those are. Every one comes with a photobook, signed cards, and other cool things taht American CDs just don’t. It makes them expensive but worth buying the CD instead of just downloading the MP3 albums. And then my writing books. I thought it only fitting that my Korean/English dictionary be the bridge between the both sides. I’m big fan of obvious symbolism if you couldn’t tell.

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Last but not least, my misfits. These are mostly old textbooks I’m hanging onto for a friend who might be taking the class, cookbooks, and books I’m not sure of. There’s also the Emergency car care thing my dad gave me. He said since I like reading so much I should read that for future reference (let it be known that all he got was a pointed look and he smiled and waltzed out of my room).

There’s my bookshelves. I hoped you enjoyed this most probably boring (though fun for me) post. I’ll probably post update pictures once all the books in my TBR pile (there is a post about this tomorrow look out for it!!) are read and put somewhere on my shelves.