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I love books.
Big, beautiful paper books that are not only filled with artwork, but also with information.
Some women complain that they want a bigger kitchen.
I complain that I want a bigger library.
In addition to an actual library in my home, there are mini-libraries in practically every other room of the house. I told you, the library is much too small. My kitchen is huge, but I’d happily transfer some of that extra space up into my precious Book Haven if I could.
I don’t typically consider myself a snoopy person, but when it comes to seeing what books people have on their bookcases (or how few books are actually in a bookcase because there’s so much junk — yes, if that’s you, I’m judging you hella-hard right now), I become the offspring of Nancy Drew and Jessica Fletcher — who also happens to have Ms. Marple for a babysitter… like that. *snaps fingers*
Books can tell a lot about a person. Not just your likes and interests, but they can also provide a bit of insight into your character, and the type of person you are.
In 2020, I added 11 new books to my library. It’s an eclectic mix of subjects to be sure, but they all share one thing in common: They’re all quintessentially “Wendy”. Continue reading