Read. As much as you can. As deeply and widely and nourishingly and irritatingly...– AL Kennedy (via amandaonwriting)
When you close the last page of the best book you’ve read in a while, you want...– melissa dominic (via cheapthrilling)
We are only supposed to be able to read 3900 books...
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We possess books we read, animating the waiting stillness of their language, but...– David Ulin (via commonladybug)
Eating and reading are two pleasures that combine admirably.– C.S. Lewis (via laesenbog)
Read, read, read. Read everything — trash, classics, good and bad, and see how...– William Faulkner (via booksfrommyshelf)
Anonymous asked: *hug* for an earlier post. It's sad to grow older, but despite what you see around you, you get to define what growing older means for yourself. Hang in there. There's a lot out there that's worth growing older for, even if there are things you think you have to give up. And even those things you may not have to give up to the extent you think you do. I still love you very much...
Anonymous asked: i need a good read. it's been ages (read: about two years) since i've come across something that reallytruly resonated with me. i need something to touch my soul. yearning. something that will capture me and swallow me up whole. don't worry about what I like.
Mom: Why did you buy more books?
Me: Because I had too.
Mom: But you already have a ton you haven't read. Would you not read those first?
Me: You see, it's like this: No.
Local bookstores curate and organize collections, yet foster serendipity. In...– The Bookstore of the Future, Installment Three: Stumbling Upon Something Unexpected (via bookriot)
Let me underscore the obvious here: Reading fiction is important. It is a vital...– Ann Patchett, on the no-prize fiction Pulitzer in “And the Winner Isn’t” (via irisblasi)
There are few sights sadder than a ruined book.– Lemony Snicket, The Wide Window (via reading-as-breathing)