Tall figures loomed over her, leaching the unpleasant smell of cigarettes and body odor. Their scent mixed with the mustiness of the warehouse and the coppery smell of blood. Her blood. ~ C. B Samet, McMillan File
“Hate is loud, but I think you'll learn it's because it's only a few people shouting, desperate to be heard. You might not ever be able to change their minds, but so long as you remember you're not alone, you will overcome.”
Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Make Us Smile There have been plenty of these over the years so it’s a bit of a challenge to whittle it down. Thanks to That Artsy Reader Girl for another great Top Ten Tuesday topic! Pete’s Five Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson This is a heartwarming romance... Continue Reading →
We Both have plenty of favorite authors, many of which are shared between the two of us, so putting this list together took little time at all.
Two Saturdays ago, we got married at—of all places—our local library. It was not exactly the day we had originally planned, but it was wonderful, and our close family was able to celebrate with us. Our honeymoon consisted of several stops in a few of our favorite towns, which of course all have bookstores aplenty.... Continue Reading →
We had a pretty busy June so that resulted in . . . not a lot of reading time. We’re hoping to make up for that in July and making pretty long TBR lists to encourage ourselves! (Because that always works, right?)
We have a bit of a big occasion coming up soon: we’re getting married. So instead of the usual Top Ten Tuesday, we wanted to look back on some of the books we’ve read together throughout our relationship. We’ve picked out books to read together ever since we started dating and it’s always interesting to... Continue Reading →
This week’s topic is one dear to our hearts—books we’ve added to our TBR and forgotten why. It also gave us a good chance to get rid of some books we’ll probably never read. Thanks to That Artsy Reader Girl for another great Top Ten Tuesday! Indiana’s Five Ulysses by James Joyce After reading Portrait... Continue Reading →
This week’s topic is books that give off summer vibes — and given that this is a pretty weird summer, these books are likely to be more important than ever.