Happy Tuesday, readers! In today's new episode, I chat with Madeleine Riley, a 24-year-old special education teacher in New England who runs a bookstagram account I love, Top Shelf Text, where she celebrates the most beautiful titles she's been reading lately.
images via TopShelfText
Today, we talk about who Madeleine is as a "regular reader." She's an INFJ who can't help but judge every book by its cover. She's managed to build reading into the rhythms of her life (because she loves it and needs it). She adores mysteries. Oh, and along the way we share some embarrassing bookworm confessions.
Click play to hear all about it!
Books mentioned in this episode:
• Charlotte’s Web, by E.B. White
• Charlie & The Chocolate Factory, by Roald Dahl
• Rosie Revere Engineer, by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts
• Ada Twist, Scientist, by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts
• Iggy Peck, Architect, by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts
• The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion, by Jonathan Haidt
• Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott
• Heidi, by Johanna Spyri
• A Little Princess, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
• All the Missing Girls, by Megan Miranda
• The Perfect Stranger, by Megan Miranda
• This Is How It Always Is, by Laurie Frankel
• Anne of Green Gables, by L. M. Montgomery
• Still Life, by Louise Penny
• A Great Reckoning, by Louise Penny
• A Beautiful Mystery, by Louise Penny
• The Cuckoo’s Calling, by Robert Galbraith
• The Rivals of Versailles, by Sally Christie
• The Mistresses of Versailles series, by Sally Christie
• The Last of August, by Brittany Cavallaro
• A Study in Charlotte, by Brittany Cavallaro
• The Mothers, by Brit Bennett
• Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult
• A Share in Death, by Deborah Crombie
• Death at La Fenice, by Donna Leon
• Author Agatha Christie
• The Modern Mrs Darcy Book Club
• WSIRN Ep. 57: What's Your Reading Personality? (With Shaney Swift)
• The Puffin in Bloom collection
• Beautiful editions of Anne of Green Gables
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What do YOU think Madeleine should read next? Let us know in the comments!