bookshelf bookshelf  /ˈbʊk ˌʃɛlf/


  • (n) a shelf on which to keep books


  1. Standing nervously at the bookshelf, I was poised to replace the volume quickly if I heard footsteps.
  2. There, the local clinic contains a wooden desk, several threadbare chairs and a bookshelf lined with antibiotics, steroids and painkillers.
  3. There's a corner of my bookshelf that I think of as the region of Reader Guilt crossed with Digestive Despair.


  1. Former Celina graduate promotes literacy in Arkansas

    Courtesy of Kelsey Roza - Kelsey Roza and other students from University of Arkansas donated books and a bookshelf for Laundry and Literacy, a new outreach program sponsored by the university’s College Of Education department that provides families in Rogers, Ark., a free meal and laundry while students read to children.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Celina Record

  2. Library Bookshelf: Find adventure in books, videos

    The Fresno County Library's Bookshelf column shares suggestions for books, music and other items, and provides information about library programs.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Fresno Bee

  3. Slice Launches Bookshelf, the Easiest Way to Share and Discover Books With Friends

    Today, Slice officially launched Bookshelf, a social and fun way to share and discover books with your friends. Slice Bookshelf is the first and only social book network that automatically builds your ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "Ethan and I have a bookshelf in our office where we keep various plaques and such that we've gotten over the years that we call our ego corner," Joel Coen said.
    on Jan 9, 2007 By: Coen brothers Source: Ninemsn

  2. Doherty, 27, said in a statement: "I am very happy to have a book coming out with Orion and to share a bookshelf with HG Wells, Ian Rankin and Stan Bowles. I've always wanted to have a book published and it's all very exciting for me personally."
    on Jun 22, 2006 By: Pete Doherty Source: Times Online

  3. "More people than ever can now reap the rewards that the course and book offers those who have a fear of flying. Even though I don't have a fear of flying, I will be making sure that there is a copy of the book on my bookshelf," commented Sir...
    on Jun 12, 2008 By: Richard Branson Source: Just the Flight

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