Glossless Loves...Penguin Mugs

Who's afraid of a Virginia Woolf inspired coffee mug? Not I.


The only thing that comes close to the pleasure of reading for me, is that very first cup of coffee in the morning.  So you can only imagine how bananas I went when I spotted the Penguin Mugs collection in some charming Roncesvalles Ave. secondhand bookshop whose name momentarily escapes me.

My days of literary name-dropping are finito!  I'm going back for Great Expectations and The Great Gatsby.  Sure it's a bit pretentious but who cares!  They're affordable enough to gift to any of your fellow book nerds, and if mugging ain't your thing, they also have notebooks in the same classic cover style.

Now and again, when I want to push my book-love over the edge, I even brew me a cup of Balzac's Coffee Roasters- The Atwood Blend.  Also a great gift idea.  I mean, how exquisite is that packaging?