having a HUGE sale - books normally $20 under $5!! People I looove - my hands are so bad I can't even hold a book for more than a half hour unless I break the spine ( which I refuse to do) .... I really need to unsubscribe from their emails!!!!
First published in the Oxford and Cambridge Review in 1909
This pretty much sums up the dangers of surrounding ourselves with ultra-smart webs of technology. Obviously the warning hasn't been heeded :)
Thou shalt not watch the movie first.
Thou shalt not lose or never return borrowed book.
Thou shalt not ask, “So, what’s the book about?” after seeing thy reader begin to start reading first chapter.
Williams❝The Skin Horse had lived longer in the nursery than any of the others. He was so old that his brown coat was bald in patches and showed the seams underneath, and most of the hairs in his tail had been pulled out to string bead necklaces. He was wise, for he had seen a...
and buy them a drink? Why can't there be a thing where a guy notices me eyeing a book at a bookstore and buys it for me? That would definitely win me over. I cannot handle using a kindle or "flipping" the pages on an ipad screen. I love books for the pure experience. The smell...
I'll gander over to the Helping Hand Thrift, where books are 25 cents, and I usually bring home a good bag or two of keepers.
Half of my Stephen King/Dean Koontz, and Patricia Cornwell collection is from there, probably more than half.
Today I found 6 Stuart Woods books, Hunger...
life after I thought I could never love anyone, never be loved by anyone again. It was books that made me feel that perhaps I was not completely alone."
William Herondale, Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare
some books so yesterday, since it's payday, I decided to go to my favorite secondhand bookstore and treat myself. I spent an hour or more inside the store that the saleslady probably think I'm sort of crazy or that I am going to rob or shoplift. Haha! No, I am not like that. I...
that was then this is now by S.E Hinton. it's about these two friends Byron and Mark who are like brothers. they are brothers but not the same parents mark is illegitimate because his parents died in a drunken argument. This one character nicknamed M&M (after the famous candy...
gloomy fits I sometimes suffer from, on account o' the loneliness of my domestic life, when the world seems to have the blackness of hell, and, like Job, I could curse the day that gave me birth."
From The Mayor Of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy.
It can give us warm tingles and cold chills. Books give us friends who'll remain in our heart and always be there if you need someone to cheer you up. Books aren't just pieces of paper with ink splattered all over it.
I still don't understand how the hell anyone can say that...
I've been borrowing and reading library books all my life. I just couldn't afford to buy and store all the books I want to read. Luckily, lots of free ebooks have come online, and I now read them on my tablet. I can't relax with my phone or computers switched on, but I can...
finished a book and you suddenly return to the real world, but the real world feels incomplete or surreal because you're still living in the world of the book.
A goals to live a life of a girl I'd love to read a book about.:)
hand..the smell of the pages when you open a new one. When I buy preowned books I just leaf through them, looking for little secrets left between the pages by previous owners.
Years ago, I owned a big house with a library room where I stashed and stacked my books. When I...
winter died for spring skies
They roared and roared
But we grabbed our seed
And sowed a song
Against their greed
Down in the vale
Hear the reaper swing, the reaper swing
the reaper swing
Down in the vale
Hear the reaper sing
A tale of winter done
My son, my son...
:) 3 of which are part of a trilogy and 2 are just random novels. They're all fantasy, considering my number one favorite genre is fantasy. I enjoy horror and thriller too, but the only really good books in that genre that I have read are mainly from Stephen King.
spanning many subjects and genres, and reading is my favourite passtime of all. I find it easier to get into a book than a movie or TV show, as watching something feels too passive, and I can get a bit fidgety and restless, whereas reading I find to be more engaging, and I like...
for reading more books rather than watch movies with them. But I don't mind. Those idiots can't differentiate a book from a magazine. I'm comfortable with what I'm doing and I won't change reading for them. It hurts, but fictional characters taught me to be who I am and just be...