"Art separates the leaders of style from those who want to be perceived as stylish." ~ Sherwood Smith, King's Shield
"When you looked closely at anything, you could almost faint, Jules thought, although you had to look closely if you wanted to have any knowledge at all in life." ~ Meg Wolitzer, The Interestings
This was such a strong follow up to The Doldrums. Everything from the humor to the whimsical nature of the storyline carried over really well.
“Fear is a deadly thing, Heloise. It can drain a person of all their strength, make them weak before their enemies.” ~ Myke Cole, The Armored Saint
May TBR Indiana’s April Wrap Up This was not a bad month of reading! Granted, I didn’t actually end up reading the longest book that I had planned to read. But we plan, God laughs. The Doldrums and the Helmsley Curse by Nicholas Gannon - Review to come After Henry by Joan Didion - Review... Continue Reading →
Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’d Slay a Lion to Get Early This one was easy to put together as there are too many books we’re excited about to begin with. Thanks for the excuse to write about them That Artsy Reader Girl!
"That's exactly the problem. Everyone's convinced that their lives are over just because their hearts stopped beating." ~Brandon Sanderson, Elantris
“I found myself remembering the day in kindergarten when the teachers showed us Dumbo, and I realized for the first time that all the kids in the class, even the bullies, rooted for Dumbo, against Dumbo's tormentors. Invariably they laughed and cheered, both when Dumbo succeeded and when bad things happened to his enemies. But they're you, I thought to myself. How did they not know? They didn't know. It was astounding, an astounding truth. Everyone thought they were Dumbo.”