A Little Bookshelf Tour

One thing that I adore watching on Youtube is a bookshelf tour. For some strange reason I find them really really relaxing so I thought why not do one on here. Of course I’m not going to be able to show you in detail everything but i’ll try to take some arty shots that can give you a clue on how I organise my books.

At the current moment in time I have six bookcases/shelves and then there are some on the top of my wardrobe and holding up my lamp on my bedside table. Among this they are divided into my read books and my tbr books because … well … that’s a lot easier for me. My read books are displayed in alphabetical order from their authors surname whilst my tbr books are in rainbow order. Oh and all my hardbacks, no matter whether i’ve read them or not, are in a rainbow colour as well. I knew I wanted to do this before I started choosing the books I wanted to take with me to drama school and packing them all away! So let’s get going!

The first bookcase that we come to is my littlest with only three shelves. Can you believe only two years ago I only had those two bookcases.
On my first shelf are the following:
The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams
Where Rainbows End, by Cecelia Ahern
Red Queen, by Victoria Aveyard
Shadow and Bone, by Leigh Bardugo
The Da Vinci Code, by Dan Brown
Angels and Demons, by Dan Brown
The Darkest Part of the Forest, by Holly Black
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, by Holly Black
The Miniaturist, by Jessie Burton
The Selection, by Keira Cass
The Elite, by Keira Cass
The One, by Keira Cass
Graceling, by Kristen Cashore
The Perks of Being A Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky
City of Bones, by Cassandra Clare
City of Ashes, by Cassandra Clare
City of Glass, by Cassandra Clare
Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins
Catching Fire, by Suzanne Collins
Mockingly, by Suzanne Collins

On my second shelf are:
The Kill Order, by James Dashner
The Maze Runner, by James Dashner
The Scorch Trails, by James Dashner
The Death Cure, by James Dashner
The Body Finder, by Kimberly Derting
Desires of the Dead, by Kimberly Derting
Shock of the Fall, by Nathan Filer
The Graveyard Books, by Neil Gaimon
A Cuckoos Calling, by Robert Galbraith
The Red Necklace, by Sally Gardner
Gone, by Michael Grant
The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green
Looking For Alaska, by John Green
Will Grayson, Will Grayson, by John Green and David Levithan
An Abundance of Katherines, by John Green
Paper Towns, by John Green
The Hanging Tree, by Mo Hayder
The Enemy, by Charlie Higson
Horns, by Joe Hill
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, by Michelle Hodkin
Illuminae, Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
All My Friends Are Superheroes, by Andrew Kaufman
The Walking Dead: Road to Woodbury, by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor, by Robert Kirkman
On my third and final shelf for this bookcase are:
Her, by Harriet Lane
Everybody Jam, by Ali Lewis
We Were Liars, by e. Lockhart
The Power of Six, by Pittacus Lore
Legend, by Marie Lu
Prodigy, by Marie Lu
The Assassin’s Blade, by Sarah J. Maas
Throne of Glass, by Sarah J. Maas
Crown of Midnight, by Sarah J. Maas
Heir of Fire, by Sarah J. Maas
Queen of Shadows, by Sarah J. Maas
Wicked, by Gregory Maguire
Rage Against the Dying, by Becky Masterman
A Game of Thrones, by George R. R. Martin
A Clash of Kings, by George R. R. Martin
After this I have a six shelf bookcase, one of three, that continues with my read books.
My first shelf has the following books on it:
Fairest, by Marissa Meyer
Stars Above, by Marissa Meyer
Cinder, by Marissa Meyer
Scarlet, by Marissa Meyer
Cress, by Marissa Meyer
Winter, by Marissa Meyer
Me Before You, by Jojo Moyles
The Knife of Never Letting Go, by Patrick Ness
The Rest of Us Just Live Here, by Patrick Ness
On my second shelf are:
Queen of Hearts, by Colleen Oakes
Foresaken, by Jana Oliver
Forbidden, by Jana Oliver
Forgiven, by Jana Oliver
Foretold, by Jana Oliver
Paper Aeroplanes, by Dawn O’Porter
Dorothy Must Die, by Danielle Paige
Eragon, by Christopher Paolini
Anna and the French Kiss, by Stephanie Perkins
Lola and the Boy Next Door, by Stephanie Perkins
The Northern Lights, by Phillip Pullman
On my third shelf on this bookcase I have:
Fire City, by Bali Rai
City of Ghost, by Bali Rai
Unarranged Marriage, by Bali Rai
Killing Honour, by Bali Rai
Rani and Suki, by Bali Rai (twice)
Here Lies Arthur, by Phillip Reeve
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Theif, by Rick Riordan
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs
Hollow City, by Ransom Riggs
Divergent, by Veronica Roth
Insurgent, by Veronica Roth
Allegiant, by Veronica Roth
On my fourth shelf I have:
Kindred Spirits, by Rainbow Rowell
Fangirl, by Rainbow Rowell
Eleanor and Park, by Rainbow Rowell
A Darker Shade of Magic, by V.E. Schwab
Procession of the Dead, by Darren Shan
Alice in Zombieland, by Gena Showalter
Alice Through the Zombie Glass, by Gena Showalter
The Queen of Zombie Hearts, by Gena Showalter
The Drowning of Arthur Braxton, by Caroline Smailes
The Raven Boys, by Maggie Stiefvater
An Ember in the Ashes, by Sabaa Tahir
Daughter of Smoke and Bone, by Laini Taylor
The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R Tolkien
On my fifth shelf are the following:
Uglies, by Scott Westerfield
Pretties, by Scott Westerfield
The 5th Wave, by Rick Yancey
The Book Theif, by Markus Zusak
The Martian, by Andy Weir
And there are no books, at the moment, on my sixth shelf.

Moving onto my tbr shelf. These books are displayed in a rainbow, which i’m very please about (i’m not bothered that some of the series aren’t together because once i’ve read them they will go in their alphabetical place with the rest of their series) and once again there are six shelves.

The first shelf, starting with white and red books, has the following books on it:
P.S. I Love You, by Cecelia Ahern
The Bourne Identity, by Robert Ludlum
Missing Me, by Sophie McKenzie
Sister, Missing, by Sophie McKenzie
Girl, Missing, by Sophie McKenzie
West End Girls, by Jenny Colgan
Champion, by Marie Lu
Elizabeth is Missing, by Emma Healey
Eldest, by Christopher Paolini
The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho
The Time Traveller’s Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger
Talon, by Julie Kagawa
Bones of the Lost, by Kathy Reichs
Outlander, by Diana Gabaldon
On my next shelf which is maybe reds and oranges (for some reason I decided to put my paperbacks of Harry Potter. Note I have already read these books and they will be travelling over to my read shelf as soon as I’ve finished this post, but I can’t be bothered to do that now) I have:
Half Bad, by Sally Green
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, by J.K Rowling (why are you there?)
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, by J.K Rowling (again, why?)
The Lion Boy, by Zizou Corder
The Atlantis Plague, by A.G. Riddle
Silence, by Becca Fitzpatrick
The Time of my Life, by Cecelia Ahern
Attachments, by Rainbow Rowell
The Walking Dead: The Fall of the Governor Part Two, by Robert Kirkman
Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline
City of Fallen Angels, by Cassandra Clare
Girl of Ink and Stars, by Kiran Millwood Hargrave
The Casual Vacancy, by J.K. Rowling
The Amulet of Samarkand, by Jonathan Shroud
Artemis Fowl, by Eoin Colfer
On the third shelf of green to blue I have:
Digital Fortress, by Dan Brown
The Life and Death of Sophie Stark, by Anna North
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, by J.K. Rowling (once again, i’ve read you)
Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, by Susanna Clarke
The Walking Dead: The Fall of the Governor Part One, by Robert Kirkman
The Atlantis World, by A.G. Riddle
The Poison Tree, by Erin Kelly
Feast of Crows, by George R.R. Martin
The Year I Met You, by Cecelia Ahern
A Place Called Here, by Cecelia Ahern
All The Bright Places, by Jennifer Niven
The Lovely Bones, by Alice Sebold
The Glass Sword, by Victoria Aveyard
On my fourth shelf which is completely blue (I have quite a few blue books for some reason) are:
Hush, Hush, by Becca Fitzpatrick
The Camelot Code, by Sam Christer
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, by J.K. Rowling (I’m a real idiot for putting this here)
The Bone Season, by Samantha Shannon
Deception Point, by Dan Brown
Wrapped in White, by Kevin Brooks
The Woman in Silk, by R.J. Gander
City of Lost Souls, by Cassandra Clare
A Storm of Swords: Steel and Snow, by George R.R. Martin
The Atlantis Gene, by A.G. Riddle
Department 19, by Will Hill
City of Heavenly Fire, by Cassandra Clare
My Fifth Shelf holds my purple and black books:
Unremembered, by Jessica Brody
Flowers in the Attic, by Virginia Andrews
The Heir, by Keira Cass
A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold, by George R.R. Martin
Crescendo, by Becca Fitzpatrick
I Am Pilgrim, by Terry Hayes
Glass Houses, by Rachel Caine
The Winners Crime, by Marie Rutkoske
The Magicians, by Lev Grossman
Deadline, by Luca Veste
You, by Coraline Kepnes
And the final Shelf on this bookcase has the rest of my black books including:
Prey, by Thomas Emson
The Devil in the Marshalsea, by Antonia Hodgson
Unravelling, by Elizabeth Norris
Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn
The Disciple, by Steven Dunn
The Infinite Sea, by Rick Yancy
A Court of Mist and Fury, by Sarah J. Maas
Fragile Minds, by Claire Seeber
True Fire, by Gary Meehan
Mirrors cape, by Mike Wilks
The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern
Mother, Mother, by Koren Zailckas
Bound, by Sarah Bryant
The Abbey, by Chris Culver
Now we’ll move onto my individual shelves. The first of which has everything Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings related with the following books:
The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, by J.R.R. Tolkien
Tales from the Perilous Realm, by J.R.R. Tolkien
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, by J.K. Rowling
Quidditch Through the Ages, by J.K. Rowling
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, by J.K. Rowling
The Tales of Beedle the Bard, by J.K. Rowling
The Tales of Beedle the Bard, by J.K. Rowling
The Magical World of Harry Potter, by David Colbert
Warner Bros Studio Tour Edition: The Making of Harry Potter
The Harry Potter Studio Tour Official Guide
Harry Potter Film Wizardry
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Activity Book
On the shelf above that has some of my Hardbacks that are arranged in rainbow order because it looks pretty:
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Illustrated Edition, by J.K. Rowling
The Silmarillion, by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Fifth Elephant, by Terry Pratchett
All I Know Now, by Carrie Hope Fletcher
All I Know Now Limited Edition, by Carrie Hope Fletcher
The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien
Bag of Bones, by Stephen King
My Swordhand is Singing, by Marcus Sedgwick
Artemis Fowl: Eternity Code, by Eoin Colfer
Monstrous Regiment, by Terry Pratchett
The Silkworm, by Robert Galbraith
On The Other Side, by Carrie Hope Fletcher
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, by J.K. Rowling
Carry On, by Rainbow Rowell
Rogues, by George R.R. Martin and many more
The Fallen, by Charlie Higson
The Cuckoo’s Calling, by Robert Galbraith
Artemis Fowl: Artic Incident, by Eoin Colfer
Artemis Fowl: Opal Deception, by Eoin Colfer
Hogfather, by Terry Pratchett
Wintersmith, by Terry Pratchett
The Truth, by Terry Pratchett
Going Postal, by Terry Pratchett
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, by J.K. Rowling and Jack Thorne
Library of Souls, by Ransom Riggs
Four, by Veronica Roth
Now we’re moving onto the top of my wardrobe! These books are also in a rainbow and there is a bit of a range of books. The end of my hardbacks, a few of my signed books and then any classics/a-level reads and the books in this collection are:
The 5th Wave, by Rick Yancey
The Marvels, by Brian Selznick
Birth of the Killer, by Darren Shan
Gods and Warriors, by Michelle Paver
Thud!, by Terry Pratchett
The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien
Jack West, by M.J. Webb
The Hex Factor, by Harriet Goodwin
Secrets of Stage Success, by Louise Dearman and Mark Evans
Born to Dance, by Katherine Reynolds
Safe For Life, by Katherine Reynolds
So You Want To Be in Musicals, by Ruthie Henshall
The Country Wife, by William Wycherley
Slaughterhouse 5, by Kurt Vonnegut
The Bloody Chamber, by Angela Carter
Love Through The Ages, by Oxford Notes
The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger
The Rivals, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Othello, by William Shakespeare
The Struggle For Modern Identity, by Oxford Notes
Enduring Love, by Ian McEwan
On Chesil Beach, by Ian McEwan
Goodnight Mr Tom, by Michelle Magorian
Feminine Gospels, by Carol Ann Duffy
The Color Purple, by Alice Walker
Nineteen Eighty Four, by George Orwell
Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley
Of Mice and Of Men, by John Steinbeck
Our Country’s Good, by Timberlake Wertenbaker
A Streetcar Named Desire, by Tennessee Williams
Top Girls, by Carol Churchill
A Doll’s House, by Henrik Ibsen
Betrayal, by Harold Pinter
The Hostage, by Brendan Behan
Spies, by Michael Frayn
Othello, by Oxford Notes
The Bloody Chamber, by Oxford Notes
A Doll’s House, by Oxford Notes
Variety Fair, by William Makepeace Thackery
Around the World in Eighty Days, by Jules Verne
10,000 Leagues Under the Sea, by Jules Verne
A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens
Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens
The Well of Loneliness, by Radclyffe Hall
Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte
Antony and Cleopatra, by William Shakespeare
Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley
The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Persuasion, by Jane Austin
Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austin
Jane Erye, by Charlotte Bronte
The Plays of Oscar Wilde, by Oscar Wilde
The Odyssey, by Homer

Now onto my floating bookcase above my bed. This has four cubes, but only two of them are filled with books.

In the first cube I have:
It, by Stephen King
Redial, by Brain Jacques
Insomnia, by Stephen King
The Gates of Dawn, by Robert Newcomb
The Scroll of the Ancients, by Robert Newcomb

My second cube is made up of the majority of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Novels and they are as follows:
The Colour of Magic
The Light Fantastic
Equal Rites
Word Sisters
Reaper Man
Witches Abroad
Small Gods
Lords and Ladies
Men at Arms
Soul Music
Interesting Times
Feet of Clay
Moving Pictures
Carpe Jugulum
The Amazing Maurice And His Educated Cats

In my third cube I have:
Johnny and the Dead, by Terry Pratchett
Star Wars – Episode One: The Phantom Menace, by Terry Brooks
Needful Things, by Stephen King
Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH, by Robert C. O’Brien
Moon, by James Herbert
The Rats, by James Herbert
Dolores Claiborne, by Stephen King
Four Past Midnight, by Stephen King
The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, by C.S. Lewis
The Horse and His Boy, by C.S. Lewis
Prince Caspian, by C.S. Lewis
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, by C.S. Lewis
The Silver Chair, by C.S. Lewis
The Last Battle, by C.S. Lewis The Unseen University Quiz Book, by Terry Pratchett
Strata, by Terry Pratchett
Educating Rita, by Willy Russell
Fog, by Caroline B. Cooney
Good Omens, by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
Sourcery, by Terry Pratchett
Thief of Time, by Terry Pratchett
The Last Continent, by Terry Pratchett
Raising Steam, by Terry Pratchett

And that’s it. I do have a few more books but I’m not at home anymore and I forgot to take photos of the books on my bedside table so they will be included in another post some other day. Or maybe they will always be a mystery. Who knows.

Did I mention any of your favourite books?


Book Total of 2016 – 70



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