Bookshelf Organisation

October 5, 2014 Discussion 6

Bookshelf Organisation
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How do you sort your shelves?

Hi everyone, Angelya here. We don’t usually do many personal posts around here but that’s something we should probably change, don’t you think?

If you’ve been listening to our podcast at all you might have heard me mention that I’ve been moving house. We’re now in a much bigger place than our pokey little townhouse – my three-year old loves that we now have a bit of a backyard and my just-crawling bub is free-ranging all over the place too!

The unpacking is endless, and I’m starting to be faced with the prospect of unpacking my boxes of books. In the past I’ve just jammed the books in randomly while keeping series mostly together, but I was wondering, how do you, lovely readers, organise your shelves? Do you do alphabetical order? Genre groups even? How about sorting by colour?

If you need bookshelf inspiration (or just like looking at book porn), I’ve got a whole load of it on one of my Pinterest boards, Libspiration.

Feel free to vote below, or let me know more detail in the comments! Thanks 🙂

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Anni lives in Brisbane, Australia with her young family. She loves everything fantasy and science fiction and believes sleep is really very underrated.

6 Responses to “Bookshelf Organisation”

  1. Aaron

    I usually group by author/series age
    unless it’s something like the star wars books written by lots of authors, and that’s all group by date in the series

  2. Natasha

    I love a treasure hunt, so my books are organised mostly randomly (except series are all together!) I also sometimes arrange according to size – but am very tempted to move to colour organisation – it looks so impressive.

    • Angelya

      I know, I love the colour grouping! I’m not sure my brain could handle that amount of randomness when it comes to series, though.

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