Welcome to Life on the Shelf!

“The only thing you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.” ~Albert Einstein

Hi, I’m Jordan — lover of all things bookish.

Below are my most recent book reviews and Instagram posts!

Cloudland: the secret land that only I can see by Regan Noelle Smith

Four stars! There are many things I like about Regan Noelle Smith’s poetry book. First, the cover is gorgeous! How could you say no to it? Second, the illustrations add to the poems and give a nice touch to the book overall. The poems themselves were beautiful to read and spoke to me on so…

Sleeping Beauty No More by Aisha Urooj

Four stars! Sleeping Beauty No More is the second book I’ve read from Aisha Urooj, and I’ve got to say, this one is my favorite! I love retellings, and Urooj took quite a turn of events in this book. As the title suggests, Aurora wakes up after pricking her finger on the spindle and being…

Kings and Queens

Check out this reviewer’s thoughts on my poetry book!:)

Good Enough by Kerriann Macdonald

A big thank you to the author for gifting me a copy of her book in exchange for an honest review! Good Enough was hard to read at first as Lisa tried to make her relationship work with Tiegan. For the majority of the book, I wanted to scream at Tiegan, but at other times,…


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