Book Bag Quotes

"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body" - Joseph Addison & Richard Steele It is important to exercise every part of our bodies, including our minds. Ignorance may be bliss, but it is certainly not healthy.  #bookbag #readinglife #bibliophile #reading #readingistothemindwhatexerciseistothebody #josephaddison #richardsteele #kalidesautelsreads 

Mary Poppins – PL Travers (1934)

❤️❤️❤️💔 Today, many of us base our thoughts of Mary Poppins on Disney's beloved version, starring Julie Andrews in the titular role. PL Travers, however, did NOT originally imagine her in this way. Yes, she flew into children's lives with her parrot handled umbrella, and true, she fixed the family by saving the parents from … Continue reading Mary Poppins – PL Travers (1934)

Rebecca – Daphne du Maurier (1938) 

❤️❤️❤️💔 Daphne du Maurier's gothic novel Rebecca has never been out of print since its publication in 1938, and upon reading it, it is easy to understand it's longevity. The novel covers the seemingly innocuous marriage between the unnamed narrator and Maxim De Winter. The narrator becomes the 2nd Mrs. De Winter, moving into Manderley, … Continue reading Rebecca – Daphne du Maurier (1938) 

The Good Earth – Pearl S. Buck (1931)

❤️❤️❤️💔 Pearl S. Buck is a Nobel prize winning author, and reading The Good Earth makes it clear why this is. Following the story of the family of Wang Lung, a poor farmer, who dreams of one day owning land, his own, and more, The Good Earth introduces the reader to pre-revolutionary China. As the … Continue reading The Good Earth – Pearl S. Buck (1931)

Shelfie Saturday

Beautiful books! A new shelf for old books!! :)#shelfiesunday #shelfie #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #books #bookclubofinstagram #reading #read #kalidesautelsreads

Sherlock Shelf!!!

Created my very own Sherlock shelf! I love it!! #sherlock #arthurconandoyle #sherlockholmes #johnwatson #bookshelfdecor #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #books #reading #kalidesautelsreads

Emma – Jane Austen (1901)

❤️❤️❤️💔 Emma - Jane Austen (1901) ❤️❤️❤️💔 Emma is Jane Austen's comedic look at 19th Century social mores. The irrepressible young Miss Emma Woodhouse is the social queen of her community, interfering in the lives of friends and neighbours, without the slightest thought that she oughtn't. Her opinions are not based on facts or knowledge, … Continue reading Emma – Jane Austen (1901)

A Tangled Web – LM Montgomery (1931)

❤️❤️❤️❤️ A Tangled Web is a PEI family saga by Canadian literary paragon Lucy Maud Montgomery. The novel follows two families that have intermarried for three generations, and have feuded for nearly that long - The Darks and the Penhallows. The story centres on a family gathering that the dying matriarch Aunt Becky calls, to … Continue reading A Tangled Web – LM Montgomery (1931)

Shelfie Saturday

Shelfie Saturday: Antique books - The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault and a First Edition For Whom The Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway. #fairytales #charlesperrault #forwhomthebelltolls #ernesthemingway #antique #antiquebooks #firstedition #bookstagram #bookstagramfeature #bookstagrammer #bookclub #bookclubofinstagram #read #reading #kalidesautelsreads

The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving A F*ck: How To Stop Spending Time You Don’t Have With People You Don’t Like Doing Things You Don’t Want To Do – Sarah Knight (2015)

❤️❤️❤️ By now almost everyone is aware of Marie Kondo's KonMari Method for tidying up their homes. You throw everything you own on the floor in the middle of a room, and touch each thing. If it doesn't spark joy, it's gone. Well, Sarah Knight took a humorous (and delightfully foul-mouthed) approach to using this … Continue reading The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving A F*ck: How To Stop Spending Time You Don’t Have With People You Don’t Like Doing Things You Don’t Want To Do – Sarah Knight (2015)