It was tough to narrow down our list for this installment of Top Ten Tuesday. There have been so many books we’ve read even in the last year or so that we thought we’d hate but loved, or that we were really hopeful for but hated. Thanks to That Artsy Reader girl for continuing on the Top Ten Tuesday tradition!
"Through the shutters, Adair could smell the latrines. It was like the Female Seminary of the Netherworld. A ladies’ academy in hell." - Paulette Jiles, Enemy Women
"Television news producers and newspaper and magazine photo editors make decisions every day which firm up the wavering consensus about the boundaries of public knowledge. Often their decisions are cast as judgments about "good taste" -- always a repressive standard when invoked by institutions," Susan Sontag.
Nobody grows up mythless… It’s what we do with the myths we grow up with that matters. — Ali Smith, Girl Meets Boy
"Sometimes it was harder to change the past than it was the future." - Kate Atkinson, Life After Life