Hello! Welcome to the very first edition of Shelf Envy. Today, A.J. of Collections and the creator of 132 Minutes is on deck, as she gives us a peek at her own book collection. I’ve been eager to snoop around her bookshelves just because our taste in books are similar. This girl keeps an eye out for books that I’d like and she’s regularly recommending books for me to read. So really, I blame her for my book-buying habit! Just kidding, Alexa! 🙂
Lots of awesome titles! I can’t help but notice how your SUPER SPECIAL SHELF does not have Melina Marchetta’s books…hmmm..what’s up with that? 🙂 Kidding!
J: Name the absolute top 5 books in your shelves.
AJ: Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta, Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning, Angelfall by Susan Ee, Unwind by Neal Shusterman, Where She Went by Gayle Forman
J: Do you have a method in shelving your books? (i.e. Alphabetical shelving, by author’s name)
AJ: I arrange my books by the author’s last name.
J: By approximation, how many books do you own (including e-Books)?
AJ: I think I own a little over 200. Ebooks make about 10% of that.
J: Name your top 5 favourite authors.
1. Melina Marchetta
2. Jennifer L. Armentrout
3. Stephanie Perkins
4. Karen Marie Moning
5. Richelle Mead
J: Which book would you recommend for me to read?
AJ: Unwind by Neal Shusterman or Bloodlines by Richelle Mead!
Well, your top two authors shouldn’t come as a surprise. J