While not in the literary world, I had to post a truely wonderful quote made by Jon Stewart the other night on his final episode of The Daily Show. (I did not watch Stewart religiously, but always looked to him for a laugh, particularly during election season). Here's his quote (The only place I could … Continue reading Quote: Jon Stewart
So, I have a lot of books...and I have a tendency to become ocd about things. That led me to creating an excel spreadsheet of all the books I own a couple summer ago. Since then I've been lazy on updating it though. Today after work, I finally got around to updating it. I forgot … Continue reading Cataloguing my many books
Taking a deep breathe, I made one of the hardest decisions of my life. I walked away.” - Richelle Mead, Vampire Academy
The wind has existed forever. It has seen much in this country of dreams and soap ads, old horrors and bloodshed. It has played mute witness to its burning witches, and has walked along the Trail of Tears; it has seen the slave ships release their human cargo, blinking and afraid into the ports, their … Continue reading Quote!!
Wicked people never have time for reading. It's one of the reasons for their wickedness." Lemony Snicket (February 28, 1970: A most unfortunate day. Novelist Daniel Handler, a.k.a. Lemony Snicket, was once born in the benighted city of San Francisco and is now a dismal 43 years old.)
So I bought "The Indigo Spell" as soon as I possibly could yesterday! Expect a review in a couple days!! (Unfortunately I am not allowed to use the excuse that I have a book I need to read to skip classes). Seeing as I haven't posted a quote recently, I figured it was time to. “The person, … Continue reading Excitement & Quote
This was another of our fears: that Life wouldn't turn out to be like Literature.-Julian Barnes Another Goodreads QoTD that I relate to. Unfortunately I have to say that this is a fear of mine. I don't want to end up lonely and alone, unlike all the characters in the books I read.
“Isn't it odd how much fatter a book gets when you've read it several times?" Mo had said..."As if something were left between the pages every time you read it. Feelings, thoughts, sounds, smells...and then, when you look at the book again many years later, you find yourself there, too, a slightly younger self, slightly … Continue reading Quote
“A good library will never be too neat, or too dusty, because somebody will always be in it, taking books off the shelves and staying up late reading them.” -Lemony Snicket (Horseradish: Bitter Truths You Can't Avoid)
“If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.” - Oscar Wilde