Book Blogger Hop – June 2 – 8, 2017

About the Book Blogger Hop

The Book Blogger Hop was originally created by Jennifer from Crazy-For-Books in March 2010 and ended on December 31, 2012. With Jennifer’s permission, Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer relaunched the meme on February 15, 2013.

Each week the hop will start on a Friday and end on Thursday. There will be a weekly prompt featuring a book related question. The hop’s purpose is to give bloggers a chance to follow other blogs, learn about new books, befriend other bloggers, and receive new followers to your own blog.

This week’s question:

Do your bookshelves have books ONLY or do you also have bookish items on the shelves? (submitted by Elizabeth @ Silver’s Reviews)


My bookshelves contain books, Funko Pops, pictures, and collectibles. My husband is currently building me new, 8-foot tall bookshelves. I can’t wait!


So you know those GIANT five-cube long shelving units Ikea has? Yeah. We have two of them, plus another two 4-cube shelves. They’re all filled with books. ALL. We have several copies of the same book, too–a copy for me, one for my husband, one for the kids, and occasionally one that’s too awesome to actually read and must sit majestically on the shelf reveling in its bookish awesomeness. Um. But the point about the Ikea cubes is this: they’re deep enough for a row of books AND a bit of bookish bric-a-brac in front! Thanks, Ikea!


What about you? Are your bookshelves for books only or do you have other things on the shelves?



  1. I’d love to have more bookish stuff but I need more bookshelves! The IKEA cubes sound perfect!

  2. I have a mix of books & other stuff depending on the bookshelf. ☺️

  3. Oh I cannot wait to buy shelves from Ikea when I have a house!!

    Here’s my response to this week’s hop question

  4. I could definitely use more bookshelves. I have books everywhere. IKEA does have a great selection of bookshelves and I do have one, could probably use at least six more.

  5. I am pretty jealous of your setups. My bookshelves right now are in a transition phase. Truly a mess. That’ll change once I move out, hopefully!

  6. Yeah, some people like to have books and other knicknacks on their bookshelves. Mine are full of books only. There’s no room for anything else, lol.

    Thanks for dropping by!! 🙂

  7. I love bookish props, and have been slowly building a collection.

  8. Nice you have someone to build shelves for you. My dad made me one bookcase, and I love it.

    Great you do have things other than books on your shelves.

    ENJOY this week…I am late visiting.

    Happy Hopping!!

    Silver’s Reviews
    My Blog Hop Answer

  9. My brother likes those IKEA blocks as well, and they are very practical. Ah, well, I have invested in my bookshelves, and I shall live with them as they are! See them here:
    Jemima’s answer