This is just a portion of the mess I faced.... stacks and stacks of books, some categorized but most not. There must be a million ways to sort books, but I kind of like to keep things simple so I make piles by month, then some by author, and the rest I throw in together and call "great stories." I got rid of about one third of the original stacks, then began to organize, label, etc.
This took me half a day but the results were worth it:
As you can see I've got a THEME going on this year. First time I've tried this, but I like it! Yes of course it's Western. What else?!
And now, to ride off into the sunset towards my last weekend before the little darlin's show up....