Help with bookshelf

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LostandAlone
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Post#1 » Mon Mar 07, 2005 8:16 am

I am rearranging my bookshelf and I am putting labels on it. What are your opinions on how I should arrange them and what labels to put up?

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Vee
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Post#2 » Mon Mar 07, 2005 10:02 am

Only two categories/labels required:

Tolkien
Others

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terrijayne
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Post#3 » Mon Mar 07, 2005 11:18 am

Ha! I like your thinking Vee! But in answer to your question Findarato I would suggest sending Rednell an email with this question. She works in a library and could probably give you a nice, sensible answer which would result in a very efficiently organized library. As for myself...we'll its hopeless for me to comment as all my books end up in a drawer or a box after being read. Some day I'll have the space for a proper bookshelf, but not today! Good luck!

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D-Rob
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Post#4 » Tue Mar 08, 2005 8:09 am

I told him to put everything under "Miscellaneous". :D

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LostandAlone
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Post#5 » Tue Mar 08, 2005 8:57 am

I didn't ask you, D-Rob. :) (Gently whacks him on the head)

Anyone else have ideas?

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tommie
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Post#6 » Wed Mar 09, 2005 1:43 am

Alphabetically? Depends on how many books you have, of course. Or categories: thrillers, detectives, classics, ...

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lord_aragorn86
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Post#7 » Wed Mar 09, 2005 1:59 am

Or simply:

1) The ones I would read in a few days' time.
2) The ones I would read in a few months' time.
3) The ones I might wanna read.
4) The ones I'll never read.


The last category consists of books pertaining to academics!
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grondmaster
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Post#8 » Wed Mar 09, 2005 5:22 pm

Add to the above list:
5) Books I have read and want to re-read again.
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Princess_Lùthien
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Post#9 » Wed Mar 09, 2005 7:09 pm

I came across this same dilemma when arranging my Stephen King books...I eventually arranged them according to date of publication. If you have a lot of books by one author, I would suggest going that way...If you ever want to read the books in the order they were written, you can. Another suggestion is just to order them by author's last name...that is the tried and true way to do it...but as long as you find a way that pleases you, that's all matters. :winking:

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lord_aragorn86
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Post#10 » Thu Mar 10, 2005 6:59 am

Or simply:

1) The ones I would read in a few days' time.
2) The ones I would read in a few months' time.
3) The ones I might wanna read.
4) The ones I'll never read.

Add to the above list:
5) Books I have read and want to re-read again.

Well, Grondy. Agreed. But then, that has already been taken care of. You read a book and then put it in a slot depending on when next will you read it. If the book is really bad and you never want to read it, just put it in slot number 4. I've done that myself. *cough*Harry Potter*cough*
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