Need help with a personal book purge?

lilacs at windowThis is the time of year when we all start thinking about spring cleaning – whether we do it or not is another matter entirely.  Jeanette Solomon of Book Riot found herself in a situation some of us may find ourselves in from time to time: her colossal book collection was causing her a generous amount of stress.  Tired of owning plenty of unread books, she began to weed out her collection.  “There were so many books I’d accumulated for so many reasons that simply no longer mattered to me,” Solomon writes.  While she loves looking at other people’s bookshelves, Solomon loves seeing her own “pared down shelves and only having positive feelings about the books that live there.”

See the full article for more on how Solomon’s book purge changed her mood for the better – and how she understands that book purging isn’t for everyone.

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