11 January 2010

A look at my dusty bookshelves...

With all this snow it's great reading weather! I have to admit, I just love looking at pictures of others bookshelves. I like to enlarge them and check out the titles just in case there's something there I can't live without!

My bookshelves are old and simply made, but I love them. Here are a few of the books on my shelves. As you can see, I love OLD books! =0)


Thanks, Mom, for all the C.S. Lewis non-fiction! =0) The Narnia books I collected on PaperBackSwap. "The Wind in the Willows" I bought after reading "Surprised by Joy" where Lewis mentioned it as one of his favorites. I loved it!

Some favorites and some I hope to read...

Ah, Tolkien! "Castle Blair" was a book C.S. Lewis read as a child.

I always adopt books on Jewish subjects when I find them at the book sale. Just a love of mine.

Remember Taylor Caldwell and Frank Perretti?

Old hymnals and Grace Livingston Hill...

I found out that G.M. Trevelyan was C.S. Lewis's history teacher in college, so I'm glad I found this "History of England" written by him. (I actually bought them before I knew of the connection. One of those book sale treasures! I love English history and literature.)

Jane Austen and Bill Peet! I read this Bill Peet book to the kids when they were younger and when I saw it at the book sale I had to rescue it! Poor little book!

Yes, I am an Austen/Bronte fan!

Scott, Trollope and Edith Wharton...

So many delightful books!

4 comments:

  1. I see we have a lot of the same books. Here I Stay by Coatsworth looks intersting. Clarice

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  2. Lisa, I love your header! What a beautiful snowy picture. And I also enjoyed looking at your books. What a lot of good ones you have! I also just noticed your husbands great gfather. That is some beard. Enjoy your reading and stay warm!

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  3. Thanks so much for visiting! I've added you to my blog list and I hope to have time to browse your blog! I love your header, too! =0)

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  4. My sister had that same Wind in the Willows. I looked at it, but I didn't read it until a few years ago. I adored it, too! We are reading Night at school. I loved looking at your books! You'll love Wayside Sacraments. She's awesome!

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