Review: Educated

“My life was narrated for me by others. Their voices were forceful, emphatic, absolute. It had never occurred to me that my voice might be as strong as theirs.” Tara Westover

Review: The Library Book

“The library is a gathering pool of narratives and of the people who come to find them. It is where we can glimpse immortality; in the library, we can live forever.” Susan Orlean

Little Women: the coziest of classics

“Seldom except in books do the dying utter memorable words, see visions, or depart with beatified countenances, and those who have sped many parting souls know that to most the end comes as naturally and simply as sleep,” Louisa May Alcott

Review: Quiet

“Introverts, in contrast, may have strong social skills and enjoy parties and business meetings, but after a while wish they were home in their pajamas. They prefer to devote their social energies to close friends, colleagues, and family. They listen more than they talk, think before they speak, and often feel as if they express themselves better in writing than in conversation. They tend to dislike conflict. Many have a horror of small talk, but enjoy deep discussions.” - Susan Cain

Review: The Labyrinth of the Spirits

“I have a condition that prompts me to want to know the truth at all times. You can imagine the amount of distress this ailment brings to those of us who could otherwise live so content in a state of blissful ignorance,” - Carlos Ruiz Zafon

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