“The murderer is not unaccountable for his own murder, And the robbed is not blameless in being robbed.” ~ Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
"Almost everyone is screwed up, broken, clingy, scared, and yet designed for joy. Even (or especially) people who seem to have it more or less together are more like the rest of us than you would believe. I try not to compare my insides to their outsides, because this makes me much worse than I already am,” Anne Lamott
"Slowly, Whiskeyjack studied each man in his squad. He saw the caring in their eyes, the open offer to the friendship he'd spent years suppressing. All that time pushing them away, pushing everyone away, and the stubborn bastards just kept on coming back." ~ Steven Erikson, Gardens of the Moon
This week’s Top Ten Tuesday looks at our most anticipated books releasing in the first half of 2019. We’re both dealing with a healthy backlog of books, so it’s hard to think too much about buying more books, but there are a few that we’re looking forward to.
The Mirror Visitor is a classical fantasy series in terms of world building but it sets itself apart when it comes to character development.
“When this is done, Jerkface, I will hold your tarnished and melted pin up as my trophy as your smoldering ship marks your pyre and the final resting place of your crushed and broken corpse!” ~ Brandon Sanderson, Skyward
“Sometimes you can do everything right and things will still go wrong. The key is to never stop doing right,” Angie Thomas