A Room Just For Books: My Dream Reading Space

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If you’re a book lover and reader, then you probably have thought about your dream reading space. I know I have. I actually have a board on Pinterest dedicated to it –> A Room Just For Books. That is why I was so excited when the wonderful people of Arhaus reached out to me to see if I would share with y’all what my dream reading space would look like.

As I’m getting older, I am finding that I like to keep the majority of my decor neutral; especially big ticket items like duvets, sofas, tables, etc. I like a lot of different kinds of styles, and sometimes that leads me to getting bored with something I recently bought. By keeping all my ‘bases’ neutral, I am free to switch up the look by adding different pillows, throws, and other decor items.

When I started thinking about what I would want a potential reading space to look like, I knew I wanted it to feel cozy. I also knew I wanted books to be the focal point! By scouring the internet, as well as the Arhaus website, I found some items that I think could last me a long time, and that could grow with me as my tastes evolve and change for the years to come.

I hope my reading space inspires you to make a reading nook of your own! I live in a fairly small space now, but hopefully one day I will have a room just for books.

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Items starting top left, moving clockwise.

  1. Palmer Bookcase via Arhaus
  2. Honeycomb Wall Shelf with Mesh Brass Frame via Upper Earth
  3. Cotton Knit Throw via Arhaus
  4. Framed Book Page via Pinterest
  5. Fulton Chair via Arhaus
  6. Marlon Floor Lamp via Anthropologie
  7. Leavenworth Marble Coffee Table via Anthropologie
  8. Library Card Catalog Console via West Elm
  9. Naima Rug via Anthropologie
  10. Hamilton Sofa via West Elm

Blog Tour: The Impossible Vastness of Us by Samantha Young – Review

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From New York Times bestselling author Samantha Young comes a story of friendship, identity, and acceptance that will break your heart—and make it whole again. Order your copy of THE IMPOSSIBLE VASTNESS OF US today!

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The Impossible Vastness of Us
 by Samantha Young

Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Publication Date: June 27, 2017
Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance
Pages: 384
Format: eBook
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“I know how to watch my back. I’m the only one that ever has.”

India Maxwell hasn’t just moved across the country—she’s plummeted to the bottom rung of the social ladder. It’s taken years to cover 

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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid – Review

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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Publisher: Atria Books
Publication Date: June 13, 2017
Genres: Fiction, Historical
Pages: 336
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Evelyn Hugo is finally ready to tell the truth about her glamorous and scandalous life. But when she chooses unknown magazine reporter Monique Grant for the job, no one in the journalism community is more astounded than Monique herself. Why her? Why now?

Monique is not exactly on top of the world. Her husband, David, has left her, and her career

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Blog Tour: The Foxe & The Hound by R.S. Grey – Review

 

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The Foxe & The Hound by R.S. Grey
Author: R.S. Grey
Publication Date: June 1, 2017
Genres: Romantic Comedy, Contemporary
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When your life is a hot mess at twenty, it’s cute. At twenty-seven…well, not so much.

It’s just that my lofty dreams—making it as a real estate agent, paying rent on time, showering daily—have stayed just that: dreams. Oh, and love? I’ve decided love might be a little ambitious for me at the moment. Instead, I’ve settled for the two guys who will never leave me: Ben & Jerry.

That is, until Dr. Adam Foxe takes up residence as the town’s new vet.

With his strong jaw, easy confidence, and form-fitting scrubs, it’s not long before every 

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Blog Tour: My Best Friend’s Ex by Meghan Quinn – Review

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My Best Friend’s Ex by Meghan Quinn
Release Date: June 1, 2017
Genres: Contemporary Romance
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When I found an eviction notice taped on my apartment door, I had two options: find a comfortable cardboard box to call home, or move in with Tucker Jameson.

Seeing that cardboard makes me feel itchy, I chose the latter. Which shouldn’t be that big of a deal Tucker is one of my good friends. And because he’s still pining after his ex-girlfriend and I’m trying to finish my nursing degree, there is nothing to worry about in the romance department, making my last 

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Blog Tour: Dating-ish by Penny Reid – Review

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Publisher:
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Publication Date: May 16, 2017
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Pages: 304
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There are three things you need to know about Marie Harris: 1) She’s fed up with online dating, 2) She’s so fed up, she’s willing to forego the annoyance and consider more creative alternatives, and 3) She knows how to knit.

After the most bizarre and irritating first date in the history of humankind, Marie is 

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Giveaway and Review: The Simplicity of Cider by Amy E. Reichert

I’m so excited to be partnering with the awesome people at Gallery Books to bring you a giveaway in honor of Amy E. Reichert’s new release The Simplicity of Cider! Below you’ll find my review, along with instructions on how to enter to win your very own print copy of the book.

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The Simplicity of Cider by Amy E. Reichert
Publisher: Gallery Books
Publication Date: May 16, 2017
Genres: Women’s Fiction, Contemporary, Romance
Pages: 336
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Focused and unassuming fifth generation cider-maker Sanna Lund has one desire: to live a simple, quiet life on her family’s apple orchard in Door County, Wisconsin. Although her business is struggling, Sanna remains fiercely devoted to the orchard, despite her brother’s attempts to convince their aging father to sell the land.

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