Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany

Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany

The ultimate gift for book lovers, this volume brims with literary treasures, all delightfully illustrated by beloved artist and founder of Ideal Bookshelf, Jane Mount. Book lovers, rejoice! In this love letter to all things bookish, Jane Mount brings literary people, places, and things to life through her signature and vibrant illustrations. Readers will: ? Tour the world' The ultimate gift for book lovers, this volume brims with literary treasures, all delightfully illustrated by bel...

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Title:Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany
Author:Jane Mount
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:1452167230
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:224 pages pages

Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany Reviews

  • Emily Davenport
    Nov 04, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

    Fun book; Jane Mount's illustrations are fab. It's cheerful and makes me glad to be a reader. ...

    OMG this book is soooooooo beautiful. I wish I could eat it. ...

  • Kate
    Nov 24, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

    Fun book; Jane Mount's illustrations are fab. It's cheerful and makes me glad to be a reader. ...

    OMG this book is soooooooo beautiful. I wish I could eat it. ...

    A beautiful and fun book for book lovers. And great to share with the bibliophiles in your life! ...

    This was a delightful and informative read! I loved the artwork, was able to add more titles to my never-ending TBR list, and learned some interesting facts about the book-business too. ...

    The subtitle of this book is "an illustrated miscellany." But I would subtitle it "the Joy of Books, Illustrated." Jane Mount is a very talent illustrated who came up with the idea of painting the books sitting in front of her in her kitchen. Then people began to notice what she was do...

    An illustrated miscellany of books?! This was right up my alley, and it did not disappoint. Mount?s illustrations, paired with facts about authors/publishers/illustrators/bookstores/bookish stuff, was a treat to read and look through, and I now have a HUGE list of to-be-read books (t...

    ***Update*** I had to knock it down a star for its classification of Jane Austen?s works. Ms. Mount says the difference between a love story and a romance novel is that a love story ?includes regret, a rough patch, or a greater tragedy, and it is also critically regarded.? So by ...

    I enjoyed reading about the different bookstores around the world and how they got their start. I also enjoyed some of the educational information about genres and about books themselves. But other than that, I wasn't too impressed with this one. I really wanted to love it, but it was ...

    I adore books about books. This one made my TBR get even bigger, my list of bookstores to visit grow longer, and made my heart happy while I spent time pouring over this beautifully illustrated collection of bookish miscellany. ...

    If you?re a book person, this is your book. ...

    Perfection! ...

    LOVED THIS!!!! Such a beautiful book! Thanks to my Mom for buying this for me for Chanukah! ...

    Enjoyed the drawings and found a few new leads to add to my to-read pile! ...

    A delightful and endearing survey of books. ...

    This book was a joy to read for an ardent bibliophile such as myself. Amazing and colorful illustrations that outline the absolute Nirvana of the reading life. ...

    a fun read for any book lover out there! ...

    Delightful ...

    This book is just gorgeous! Where it lacked in content it made up for in beauty. I enjoyed Jane's drawings and wanted to rip them out of the book and post them all over my bedroom wall. I wanted more book stories to go with the drawings. I loved the drawings and stories about the be...

    I savored Bibliophile over the course of two months- reading every blurb, every caption, and every article on every page of this marvel of a book. Nothing in the world makes a book lover happier than reading a book about books- but this one is something special. With information about ...

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  • Janet
    Nov 01, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

  • Avanders
    Nov 27, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

  • Jennifer
    Sep 19, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

    Fun book; Jane Mount's illustrations are fab. It's cheerful and makes me glad to be a reader. ...

    OMG this book is soooooooo beautiful. I wish I could eat it. ...

    A beautiful and fun book for book lovers. And great to share with the bibliophiles in your life! ...

    This was a delightful and informative read! I loved the artwork, was able to add more titles to my never-ending TBR list, and learned some interesting facts about the book-business too. ...

    The subtitle of this book is "an illustrated miscellany." But I would subtitle it "the Joy of Books, Illustrated." Jane Mount is a very talent illustrated who came up with the idea of painting the books sitting in front of her in her kitchen. Then people began to notice what she was do...

    An illustrated miscellany of books?! This was right up my alley, and it did not disappoint. Mount?s illustrations, paired with facts about authors/publishers/illustrators/bookstores/bookish stuff, was a treat to read and look through, and I now have a HUGE list of to-be-read books (t...

    ***Update*** I had to knock it down a star for its classification of Jane Austen?s works. Ms. Mount says the difference between a love story and a romance novel is that a love story ?includes regret, a rough patch, or a greater tragedy, and it is also critically regarded.? So by ...

    I enjoyed reading about the different bookstores around the world and how they got their start. I also enjoyed some of the educational information about genres and about books themselves. But other than that, I wasn't too impressed with this one. I really wanted to love it, but it was ...

    I adore books about books. This one made my TBR get even bigger, my list of bookstores to visit grow longer, and made my heart happy while I spent time pouring over this beautifully illustrated collection of bookish miscellany. ...

    If you?re a book person, this is your book. ...

    Perfection! ...

    LOVED THIS!!!! Such a beautiful book! Thanks to my Mom for buying this for me for Chanukah! ...

    Enjoyed the drawings and found a few new leads to add to my to-read pile! ...

    A delightful and endearing survey of books. ...

    This book was a joy to read for an ardent bibliophile such as myself. Amazing and colorful illustrations that outline the absolute Nirvana of the reading life. ...

    a fun read for any book lover out there! ...

    Delightful ...

  • Rainey
    Nov 02, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

    Fun book; Jane Mount's illustrations are fab. It's cheerful and makes me glad to be a reader. ...

    OMG this book is soooooooo beautiful. I wish I could eat it. ...

    A beautiful and fun book for book lovers. And great to share with the bibliophiles in your life! ...

    This was a delightful and informative read! I loved the artwork, was able to add more titles to my never-ending TBR list, and learned some interesting facts about the book-business too. ...

    The subtitle of this book is "an illustrated miscellany." But I would subtitle it "the Joy of Books, Illustrated." Jane Mount is a very talent illustrated who came up with the idea of painting the books sitting in front of her in her kitchen. Then people began to notice what she was do...

    An illustrated miscellany of books?! This was right up my alley, and it did not disappoint. Mount?s illustrations, paired with facts about authors/publishers/illustrators/bookstores/bookish stuff, was a treat to read and look through, and I now have a HUGE list of to-be-read books (t...

    ***Update*** I had to knock it down a star for its classification of Jane Austen?s works. Ms. Mount says the difference between a love story and a romance novel is that a love story ?includes regret, a rough patch, or a greater tragedy, and it is also critically regarded.? So by ...

    I enjoyed reading about the different bookstores around the world and how they got their start. I also enjoyed some of the educational information about genres and about books themselves. But other than that, I wasn't too impressed with this one. I really wanted to love it, but it was ...

    I adore books about books. This one made my TBR get even bigger, my list of bookstores to visit grow longer, and made my heart happy while I spent time pouring over this beautifully illustrated collection of bookish miscellany. ...

    If you?re a book person, this is your book. ...

    Perfection! ...

    LOVED THIS!!!! Such a beautiful book! Thanks to my Mom for buying this for me for Chanukah! ...

    Enjoyed the drawings and found a few new leads to add to my to-read pile! ...

    A delightful and endearing survey of books. ...

    This book was a joy to read for an ardent bibliophile such as myself. Amazing and colorful illustrations that outline the absolute Nirvana of the reading life. ...

    a fun read for any book lover out there! ...

    Delightful ...

    This book is just gorgeous! Where it lacked in content it made up for in beauty. I enjoyed Jane's drawings and wanted to rip them out of the book and post them all over my bedroom wall. I wanted more book stories to go with the drawings. I loved the drawings and stories about the be...

    I savored Bibliophile over the course of two months- reading every blurb, every caption, and every article on every page of this marvel of a book. Nothing in the world makes a book lover happier than reading a book about books- but this one is something special. With information about ...

  • Jason Robinson
    Nov 26, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

    Fun book; Jane Mount's illustrations are fab. It's cheerful and makes me glad to be a reader. ...

    OMG this book is soooooooo beautiful. I wish I could eat it. ...

    A beautiful and fun book for book lovers. And great to share with the bibliophiles in your life! ...

    This was a delightful and informative read! I loved the artwork, was able to add more titles to my never-ending TBR list, and learned some interesting facts about the book-business too. ...

    The subtitle of this book is "an illustrated miscellany." But I would subtitle it "the Joy of Books, Illustrated." Jane Mount is a very talent illustrated who came up with the idea of painting the books sitting in front of her in her kitchen. Then people began to notice what she was do...

    An illustrated miscellany of books?! This was right up my alley, and it did not disappoint. Mount?s illustrations, paired with facts about authors/publishers/illustrators/bookstores/bookish stuff, was a treat to read and look through, and I now have a HUGE list of to-be-read books (t...

    ***Update*** I had to knock it down a star for its classification of Jane Austen?s works. Ms. Mount says the difference between a love story and a romance novel is that a love story ?includes regret, a rough patch, or a greater tragedy, and it is also critically regarded.? So by ...

    I enjoyed reading about the different bookstores around the world and how they got their start. I also enjoyed some of the educational information about genres and about books themselves. But other than that, I wasn't too impressed with this one. I really wanted to love it, but it was ...

    I adore books about books. This one made my TBR get even bigger, my list of bookstores to visit grow longer, and made my heart happy while I spent time pouring over this beautifully illustrated collection of bookish miscellany. ...

    If you?re a book person, this is your book. ...

    Perfection! ...

    LOVED THIS!!!! Such a beautiful book! Thanks to my Mom for buying this for me for Chanukah! ...

    Enjoyed the drawings and found a few new leads to add to my to-read pile! ...

    A delightful and endearing survey of books. ...

    This book was a joy to read for an ardent bibliophile such as myself. Amazing and colorful illustrations that outline the absolute Nirvana of the reading life. ...

  • Julie Ehlers
    Oct 14, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

  • Laura Hoffman Brauman
    Nov 24, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

    Fun book; Jane Mount's illustrations are fab. It's cheerful and makes me glad to be a reader. ...

    OMG this book is soooooooo beautiful. I wish I could eat it. ...

    A beautiful and fun book for book lovers. And great to share with the bibliophiles in your life! ...

    This was a delightful and informative read! I loved the artwork, was able to add more titles to my never-ending TBR list, and learned some interesting facts about the book-business too. ...

    The subtitle of this book is "an illustrated miscellany." But I would subtitle it "the Joy of Books, Illustrated." Jane Mount is a very talent illustrated who came up with the idea of painting the books sitting in front of her in her kitchen. Then people began to notice what she was do...

    An illustrated miscellany of books?! This was right up my alley, and it did not disappoint. Mount?s illustrations, paired with facts about authors/publishers/illustrators/bookstores/bookish stuff, was a treat to read and look through, and I now have a HUGE list of to-be-read books (t...

    ***Update*** I had to knock it down a star for its classification of Jane Austen?s works. Ms. Mount says the difference between a love story and a romance novel is that a love story ?includes regret, a rough patch, or a greater tragedy, and it is also critically regarded.? So by ...

    I enjoyed reading about the different bookstores around the world and how they got their start. I also enjoyed some of the educational information about genres and about books themselves. But other than that, I wasn't too impressed with this one. I really wanted to love it, but it was ...

    I adore books about books. This one made my TBR get even bigger, my list of bookstores to visit grow longer, and made my heart happy while I spent time pouring over this beautifully illustrated collection of bookish miscellany. ...

  • Brei
    Sep 16, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

    Fun book; Jane Mount's illustrations are fab. It's cheerful and makes me glad to be a reader. ...

    OMG this book is soooooooo beautiful. I wish I could eat it. ...

    A beautiful and fun book for book lovers. And great to share with the bibliophiles in your life! ...

    This was a delightful and informative read! I loved the artwork, was able to add more titles to my never-ending TBR list, and learned some interesting facts about the book-business too. ...

    The subtitle of this book is "an illustrated miscellany." But I would subtitle it "the Joy of Books, Illustrated." Jane Mount is a very talent illustrated who came up with the idea of painting the books sitting in front of her in her kitchen. Then people began to notice what she was do...

    An illustrated miscellany of books?! This was right up my alley, and it did not disappoint. Mount?s illustrations, paired with facts about authors/publishers/illustrators/bookstores/bookish stuff, was a treat to read and look through, and I now have a HUGE list of to-be-read books (t...

    ***Update*** I had to knock it down a star for its classification of Jane Austen?s works. Ms. Mount says the difference between a love story and a romance novel is that a love story ?includes regret, a rough patch, or a greater tragedy, and it is also critically regarded.? So by ...

    I enjoyed reading about the different bookstores around the world and how they got their start. I also enjoyed some of the educational information about genres and about books themselves. But other than that, I wasn't too impressed with this one. I really wanted to love it, but it was ...

    I adore books about books. This one made my TBR get even bigger, my list of bookstores to visit grow longer, and made my heart happy while I spent time pouring over this beautifully illustrated collection of bookish miscellany. ...

    If you?re a book person, this is your book. ...

    Perfection! ...

    LOVED THIS!!!! Such a beautiful book! Thanks to my Mom for buying this for me for Chanukah! ...

    Enjoyed the drawings and found a few new leads to add to my to-read pile! ...

    A delightful and endearing survey of books. ...

    This book was a joy to read for an ardent bibliophile such as myself. Amazing and colorful illustrations that outline the absolute Nirvana of the reading life. ...

    a fun read for any book lover out there! ...

    Delightful ...

    This book is just gorgeous! Where it lacked in content it made up for in beauty. I enjoyed Jane's drawings and wanted to rip them out of the book and post them all over my bedroom wall. I wanted more book stories to go with the drawings. I loved the drawings and stories about the be...

  • Joanne
    Oct 20, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

    Fun book; Jane Mount's illustrations are fab. It's cheerful and makes me glad to be a reader. ...

    OMG this book is soooooooo beautiful. I wish I could eat it. ...

    A beautiful and fun book for book lovers. And great to share with the bibliophiles in your life! ...

  • Danielle Copeland
    Nov 04, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

    Fun book; Jane Mount's illustrations are fab. It's cheerful and makes me glad to be a reader. ...

    OMG this book is soooooooo beautiful. I wish I could eat it. ...

    A beautiful and fun book for book lovers. And great to share with the bibliophiles in your life! ...

    This was a delightful and informative read! I loved the artwork, was able to add more titles to my never-ending TBR list, and learned some interesting facts about the book-business too. ...

    The subtitle of this book is "an illustrated miscellany." But I would subtitle it "the Joy of Books, Illustrated." Jane Mount is a very talent illustrated who came up with the idea of painting the books sitting in front of her in her kitchen. Then people began to notice what she was do...

    An illustrated miscellany of books?! This was right up my alley, and it did not disappoint. Mount?s illustrations, paired with facts about authors/publishers/illustrators/bookstores/bookish stuff, was a treat to read and look through, and I now have a HUGE list of to-be-read books (t...

    ***Update*** I had to knock it down a star for its classification of Jane Austen?s works. Ms. Mount says the difference between a love story and a romance novel is that a love story ?includes regret, a rough patch, or a greater tragedy, and it is also critically regarded.? So by ...

  • Stacey (prettybooks)
    Sep 28, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

  • Andrea
    Sep 11, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

  • Diane S ☔
    Sep 18, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

  • Eli Claire
    Nov 07, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

    Fun book; Jane Mount's illustrations are fab. It's cheerful and makes me glad to be a reader. ...

    OMG this book is soooooooo beautiful. I wish I could eat it. ...

    A beautiful and fun book for book lovers. And great to share with the bibliophiles in your life! ...

    This was a delightful and informative read! I loved the artwork, was able to add more titles to my never-ending TBR list, and learned some interesting facts about the book-business too. ...

    The subtitle of this book is "an illustrated miscellany." But I would subtitle it "the Joy of Books, Illustrated." Jane Mount is a very talent illustrated who came up with the idea of painting the books sitting in front of her in her kitchen. Then people began to notice what she was do...

    An illustrated miscellany of books?! This was right up my alley, and it did not disappoint. Mount?s illustrations, paired with facts about authors/publishers/illustrators/bookstores/bookish stuff, was a treat to read and look through, and I now have a HUGE list of to-be-read books (t...

  • Dylan
    Oct 01, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

    Fun book; Jane Mount's illustrations are fab. It's cheerful and makes me glad to be a reader. ...

    OMG this book is soooooooo beautiful. I wish I could eat it. ...

    A beautiful and fun book for book lovers. And great to share with the bibliophiles in your life! ...

    This was a delightful and informative read! I loved the artwork, was able to add more titles to my never-ending TBR list, and learned some interesting facts about the book-business too. ...

    The subtitle of this book is "an illustrated miscellany." But I would subtitle it "the Joy of Books, Illustrated." Jane Mount is a very talent illustrated who came up with the idea of painting the books sitting in front of her in her kitchen. Then people began to notice what she was do...

    An illustrated miscellany of books?! This was right up my alley, and it did not disappoint. Mount?s illustrations, paired with facts about authors/publishers/illustrators/bookstores/bookish stuff, was a treat to read and look through, and I now have a HUGE list of to-be-read books (t...

    ***Update*** I had to knock it down a star for its classification of Jane Austen?s works. Ms. Mount says the difference between a love story and a romance novel is that a love story ?includes regret, a rough patch, or a greater tragedy, and it is also critically regarded.? So by ...

    I enjoyed reading about the different bookstores around the world and how they got their start. I also enjoyed some of the educational information about genres and about books themselves. But other than that, I wasn't too impressed with this one. I really wanted to love it, but it was ...

    I adore books about books. This one made my TBR get even bigger, my list of bookstores to visit grow longer, and made my heart happy while I spent time pouring over this beautifully illustrated collection of bookish miscellany. ...

    If you?re a book person, this is your book. ...

    Perfection! ...

    LOVED THIS!!!! Such a beautiful book! Thanks to my Mom for buying this for me for Chanukah! ...

    Enjoyed the drawings and found a few new leads to add to my to-read pile! ...

    A delightful and endearing survey of books. ...

  • John
    Nov 13, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

    Fun book; Jane Mount's illustrations are fab. It's cheerful and makes me glad to be a reader. ...

    OMG this book is soooooooo beautiful. I wish I could eat it. ...

    A beautiful and fun book for book lovers. And great to share with the bibliophiles in your life! ...

    This was a delightful and informative read! I loved the artwork, was able to add more titles to my never-ending TBR list, and learned some interesting facts about the book-business too. ...

    The subtitle of this book is "an illustrated miscellany." But I would subtitle it "the Joy of Books, Illustrated." Jane Mount is a very talent illustrated who came up with the idea of painting the books sitting in front of her in her kitchen. Then people began to notice what she was do...

    An illustrated miscellany of books?! This was right up my alley, and it did not disappoint. Mount?s illustrations, paired with facts about authors/publishers/illustrators/bookstores/bookish stuff, was a treat to read and look through, and I now have a HUGE list of to-be-read books (t...

    ***Update*** I had to knock it down a star for its classification of Jane Austen?s works. Ms. Mount says the difference between a love story and a romance novel is that a love story ?includes regret, a rough patch, or a greater tragedy, and it is also critically regarded.? So by ...

    I enjoyed reading about the different bookstores around the world and how they got their start. I also enjoyed some of the educational information about genres and about books themselves. But other than that, I wasn't too impressed with this one. I really wanted to love it, but it was ...

    I adore books about books. This one made my TBR get even bigger, my list of bookstores to visit grow longer, and made my heart happy while I spent time pouring over this beautifully illustrated collection of bookish miscellany. ...

    If you?re a book person, this is your book. ...

    Perfection! ...

    LOVED THIS!!!! Such a beautiful book! Thanks to my Mom for buying this for me for Chanukah! ...

    Enjoyed the drawings and found a few new leads to add to my to-read pile! ...

  • Amanda Kingston
    Oct 24, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

    Fun book; Jane Mount's illustrations are fab. It's cheerful and makes me glad to be a reader. ...

    OMG this book is soooooooo beautiful. I wish I could eat it. ...

    A beautiful and fun book for book lovers. And great to share with the bibliophiles in your life! ...

    This was a delightful and informative read! I loved the artwork, was able to add more titles to my never-ending TBR list, and learned some interesting facts about the book-business too. ...

    The subtitle of this book is "an illustrated miscellany." But I would subtitle it "the Joy of Books, Illustrated." Jane Mount is a very talent illustrated who came up with the idea of painting the books sitting in front of her in her kitchen. Then people began to notice what she was do...

    An illustrated miscellany of books?! This was right up my alley, and it did not disappoint. Mount?s illustrations, paired with facts about authors/publishers/illustrators/bookstores/bookish stuff, was a treat to read and look through, and I now have a HUGE list of to-be-read books (t...

    ***Update*** I had to knock it down a star for its classification of Jane Austen?s works. Ms. Mount says the difference between a love story and a romance novel is that a love story ?includes regret, a rough patch, or a greater tragedy, and it is also critically regarded.? So by ...

    I enjoyed reading about the different bookstores around the world and how they got their start. I also enjoyed some of the educational information about genres and about books themselves. But other than that, I wasn't too impressed with this one. I really wanted to love it, but it was ...

    I adore books about books. This one made my TBR get even bigger, my list of bookstores to visit grow longer, and made my heart happy while I spent time pouring over this beautifully illustrated collection of bookish miscellany. ...

    If you?re a book person, this is your book. ...

  • Edie Streams
    Sep 12, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

  • Courtney
    Sep 30, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

  • Audra
    Nov 11, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

    Fun book; Jane Mount's illustrations are fab. It's cheerful and makes me glad to be a reader. ...

    OMG this book is soooooooo beautiful. I wish I could eat it. ...

    A beautiful and fun book for book lovers. And great to share with the bibliophiles in your life! ...

    This was a delightful and informative read! I loved the artwork, was able to add more titles to my never-ending TBR list, and learned some interesting facts about the book-business too. ...

    The subtitle of this book is "an illustrated miscellany." But I would subtitle it "the Joy of Books, Illustrated." Jane Mount is a very talent illustrated who came up with the idea of painting the books sitting in front of her in her kitchen. Then people began to notice what she was do...

    An illustrated miscellany of books?! This was right up my alley, and it did not disappoint. Mount?s illustrations, paired with facts about authors/publishers/illustrators/bookstores/bookish stuff, was a treat to read and look through, and I now have a HUGE list of to-be-read books (t...

    ***Update*** I had to knock it down a star for its classification of Jane Austen?s works. Ms. Mount says the difference between a love story and a romance novel is that a love story ?includes regret, a rough patch, or a greater tragedy, and it is also critically regarded.? So by ...

    I enjoyed reading about the different bookstores around the world and how they got their start. I also enjoyed some of the educational information about genres and about books themselves. But other than that, I wasn't too impressed with this one. I really wanted to love it, but it was ...

  • Alyssa Cohen
    Dec 04, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

    Fun book; Jane Mount's illustrations are fab. It's cheerful and makes me glad to be a reader. ...

    OMG this book is soooooooo beautiful. I wish I could eat it. ...

    A beautiful and fun book for book lovers. And great to share with the bibliophiles in your life! ...

    This was a delightful and informative read! I loved the artwork, was able to add more titles to my never-ending TBR list, and learned some interesting facts about the book-business too. ...

    The subtitle of this book is "an illustrated miscellany." But I would subtitle it "the Joy of Books, Illustrated." Jane Mount is a very talent illustrated who came up with the idea of painting the books sitting in front of her in her kitchen. Then people began to notice what she was do...

    An illustrated miscellany of books?! This was right up my alley, and it did not disappoint. Mount?s illustrations, paired with facts about authors/publishers/illustrators/bookstores/bookish stuff, was a treat to read and look through, and I now have a HUGE list of to-be-read books (t...

    ***Update*** I had to knock it down a star for its classification of Jane Austen?s works. Ms. Mount says the difference between a love story and a romance novel is that a love story ?includes regret, a rough patch, or a greater tragedy, and it is also critically regarded.? So by ...

    I enjoyed reading about the different bookstores around the world and how they got their start. I also enjoyed some of the educational information about genres and about books themselves. But other than that, I wasn't too impressed with this one. I really wanted to love it, but it was ...

    I adore books about books. This one made my TBR get even bigger, my list of bookstores to visit grow longer, and made my heart happy while I spent time pouring over this beautifully illustrated collection of bookish miscellany. ...

    If you?re a book person, this is your book. ...

    Perfection! ...

    LOVED THIS!!!! Such a beautiful book! Thanks to my Mom for buying this for me for Chanukah! ...

  • Dipali
    Oct 27, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

  • Katrina Sark
    Oct 28, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

    Fun book; Jane Mount's illustrations are fab. It's cheerful and makes me glad to be a reader. ...

    OMG this book is soooooooo beautiful. I wish I could eat it. ...

    A beautiful and fun book for book lovers. And great to share with the bibliophiles in your life! ...

    This was a delightful and informative read! I loved the artwork, was able to add more titles to my never-ending TBR list, and learned some interesting facts about the book-business too. ...

    The subtitle of this book is "an illustrated miscellany." But I would subtitle it "the Joy of Books, Illustrated." Jane Mount is a very talent illustrated who came up with the idea of painting the books sitting in front of her in her kitchen. Then people began to notice what she was do...

    An illustrated miscellany of books?! This was right up my alley, and it did not disappoint. Mount?s illustrations, paired with facts about authors/publishers/illustrators/bookstores/bookish stuff, was a treat to read and look through, and I now have a HUGE list of to-be-read books (t...

    ***Update*** I had to knock it down a star for its classification of Jane Austen?s works. Ms. Mount says the difference between a love story and a romance novel is that a love story ?includes regret, a rough patch, or a greater tragedy, and it is also critically regarded.? So by ...

    I enjoyed reading about the different bookstores around the world and how they got their start. I also enjoyed some of the educational information about genres and about books themselves. But other than that, I wasn't too impressed with this one. I really wanted to love it, but it was ...

    I adore books about books. This one made my TBR get even bigger, my list of bookstores to visit grow longer, and made my heart happy while I spent time pouring over this beautifully illustrated collection of bookish miscellany. ...

    If you?re a book person, this is your book. ...

    Perfection! ...

    LOVED THIS!!!! Such a beautiful book! Thanks to my Mom for buying this for me for Chanukah! ...

    Enjoyed the drawings and found a few new leads to add to my to-read pile! ...

    A delightful and endearing survey of books. ...

    This book was a joy to read for an ardent bibliophile such as myself. Amazing and colorful illustrations that outline the absolute Nirvana of the reading life. ...

    a fun read for any book lover out there! ...

    Delightful ...

    This book is just gorgeous! Where it lacked in content it made up for in beauty. I enjoyed Jane's drawings and wanted to rip them out of the book and post them all over my bedroom wall. I wanted more book stories to go with the drawings. I loved the drawings and stories about the be...

    I savored Bibliophile over the course of two months- reading every blurb, every caption, and every article on every page of this marvel of a book. Nothing in the world makes a book lover happier than reading a book about books- but this one is something special. With information about ...

    Casualoptimist.com Spinemagazine.co "A man is a god in ruins." ?RWE "When I write, I feel like an armless, legless man with a crayon in his mouth." ?KV We Are Okay Girl in Pieces The Soul of an Octopus The Invention of Nature The Genius of Birds The Most Perfect Thi...

    Beloved Bookstores US: Politics and Prose, Washington, DC Charis Books, Atlanta Strand Bookstore, New York McNally Jackson, New York John K. Kind Used & Rare Books, Detroit Powell?s Books, Portland Square Books, Oxford, Mississippi Blue Bicycle Books, Charleston, South ...

  • Amy
    Nov 07, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

    Fun book; Jane Mount's illustrations are fab. It's cheerful and makes me glad to be a reader. ...

  • Jess
    Nov 12, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

    Fun book; Jane Mount's illustrations are fab. It's cheerful and makes me glad to be a reader. ...

    OMG this book is soooooooo beautiful. I wish I could eat it. ...

    A beautiful and fun book for book lovers. And great to share with the bibliophiles in your life! ...

    This was a delightful and informative read! I loved the artwork, was able to add more titles to my never-ending TBR list, and learned some interesting facts about the book-business too. ...

  • Castle Spooktacular
    Oct 13, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

    Fun book; Jane Mount's illustrations are fab. It's cheerful and makes me glad to be a reader. ...

    OMG this book is soooooooo beautiful. I wish I could eat it. ...

    A beautiful and fun book for book lovers. And great to share with the bibliophiles in your life! ...

    This was a delightful and informative read! I loved the artwork, was able to add more titles to my never-ending TBR list, and learned some interesting facts about the book-business too. ...

    The subtitle of this book is "an illustrated miscellany." But I would subtitle it "the Joy of Books, Illustrated." Jane Mount is a very talent illustrated who came up with the idea of painting the books sitting in front of her in her kitchen. Then people began to notice what she was do...

    An illustrated miscellany of books?! This was right up my alley, and it did not disappoint. Mount?s illustrations, paired with facts about authors/publishers/illustrators/bookstores/bookish stuff, was a treat to read and look through, and I now have a HUGE list of to-be-read books (t...

    ***Update*** I had to knock it down a star for its classification of Jane Austen?s works. Ms. Mount says the difference between a love story and a romance novel is that a love story ?includes regret, a rough patch, or a greater tragedy, and it is also critically regarded.? So by ...

    I enjoyed reading about the different bookstores around the world and how they got their start. I also enjoyed some of the educational information about genres and about books themselves. But other than that, I wasn't too impressed with this one. I really wanted to love it, but it was ...

    I adore books about books. This one made my TBR get even bigger, my list of bookstores to visit grow longer, and made my heart happy while I spent time pouring over this beautifully illustrated collection of bookish miscellany. ...

    If you?re a book person, this is your book. ...

    Perfection! ...

    LOVED THIS!!!! Such a beautiful book! Thanks to my Mom for buying this for me for Chanukah! ...

    Enjoyed the drawings and found a few new leads to add to my to-read pile! ...

    A delightful and endearing survey of books. ...

    This book was a joy to read for an ardent bibliophile such as myself. Amazing and colorful illustrations that outline the absolute Nirvana of the reading life. ...

    a fun read for any book lover out there! ...

  • Karen
    Sep 29, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

    Fun book; Jane Mount's illustrations are fab. It's cheerful and makes me glad to be a reader. ...

    OMG this book is soooooooo beautiful. I wish I could eat it. ...

    A beautiful and fun book for book lovers. And great to share with the bibliophiles in your life! ...

    This was a delightful and informative read! I loved the artwork, was able to add more titles to my never-ending TBR list, and learned some interesting facts about the book-business too. ...

    The subtitle of this book is "an illustrated miscellany." But I would subtitle it "the Joy of Books, Illustrated." Jane Mount is a very talent illustrated who came up with the idea of painting the books sitting in front of her in her kitchen. Then people began to notice what she was do...

  • Amy
    Sep 27, 2018

    Another absolutely wonderful book about all things bookish. Lists of course, classified into subjects, classics, sports, fantasy etc. I did pretty well on many of the lists, except for the genres I read little of, fantasy, scyfy. This is so much more than just lists though, it also hig...

    I was sent a copy of Bibliophile by my bookish buddy Katrina because I've been working with the publisher for my day job. This really is my sort of miscellany. Jane Mount is super talented ? I have been coveting a bookstack print myself ? and Bibliophile is full of literary facts, ...

    I loved everything about this book. The content, the illustrations, the layout, all the choices. A book about books for bookish people! Celebrate the awesomeness of books! From where they are kept (bookstores and libraries) to how they're presented (illustration and different editions)...

    Sheer perfection. ...

    I love this book and, no, you don't read it, the way you read a novel. For me it is a beautifully illustrated reference book that I will dip into often. At the core, the book has carefully curated lists of books on topics ranging from dystopia to romance to cult classics to kids books....

    This is a beautifully illustrated curation of books to read spanning different themes. The themes may be decade-based or interest-based, and I thought it was fairly comprehensive, diverse, and inclusive -- having different sections on cookbooks, innovation & business, design, creat...

    Review based on ARC (advanced readers copy received in exchange for an honest review). What a stunning book. It seems weird to read a book filled with drawings of books... yet, it's the perfect thing for those of us who love books. Frankly, I'm rather impressed with Mount's ability ...

    I'm a fan of Jane Mount's art (I even have one of her prints), so of course I loved this. Mount says in the introduction that one of her goals is to increase the reader's TBR list exponentially. I was skeptical of this because I feel like I've already heard of every great book out ther...

    This book is perfect. ...

    Fun book; Jane Mount's illustrations are fab. It's cheerful and makes me glad to be a reader. ...

    OMG this book is soooooooo beautiful. I wish I could eat it. ...

    A beautiful and fun book for book lovers. And great to share with the bibliophiles in your life! ...

    This was a delightful and informative read! I loved the artwork, was able to add more titles to my never-ending TBR list, and learned some interesting facts about the book-business too. ...

    The subtitle of this book is "an illustrated miscellany." But I would subtitle it "the Joy of Books, Illustrated." Jane Mount is a very talent illustrated who came up with the idea of painting the books sitting in front of her in her kitchen. Then people began to notice what she was do...

    An illustrated miscellany of books?! This was right up my alley, and it did not disappoint. Mount?s illustrations, paired with facts about authors/publishers/illustrators/bookstores/bookish stuff, was a treat to read and look through, and I now have a HUGE list of to-be-read books (t...

    ***Update*** I had to knock it down a star for its classification of Jane Austen?s works. Ms. Mount says the difference between a love story and a romance novel is that a love story ?includes regret, a rough patch, or a greater tragedy, and it is also critically regarded.? So by ...

    I enjoyed reading about the different bookstores around the world and how they got their start. I also enjoyed some of the educational information about genres and about books themselves. But other than that, I wasn't too impressed with this one. I really wanted to love it, but it was ...

    I adore books about books. This one made my TBR get even bigger, my list of bookstores to visit grow longer, and made my heart happy while I spent time pouring over this beautifully illustrated collection of bookish miscellany. ...

    If you?re a book person, this is your book. ...

    Perfection! ...