“It’s never the tool itself that decides. It’s the hands— and the heart— of the one who wields it,” Kevin Sands
Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Couples in Books This week, we’re talking about our favorite fictional couples. This one was trickier for us, but we think we came up with a good list. Thanks as always to That Artsy Reader Girl for another great Top Ten Tuesday! There are spoilers abound in this post, so we... Continue Reading →
Though it always seems like we’re adding to our stack of books on our list to read, this month it seems like we’ve been adding more than usual. Thanks to That Artsy Reader Girl for the TTT prompt!
January was a relatively good reading month for both of us. A few days of intense snow storms had us stuck inside and made for perfect reading days. We’re hoping February brings more of the same! Pete’s January Wrap-up The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson — Team review to comeFox 8 by George... Continue Reading →
“There were so many things I wanted to do!” moaned Mini. “I never even got to shave my legs.” “That’s your life’s biggest regret?”
“You have plenty of courage, I am sure," answered Oz. "All you need is confidence in yourself. There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid, and that kind of courage you have in plenty.” - L. Frank Baum
“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
It seems like our to be read list is never ending so this was an easy list to make. Thanks to That Artsy Reader Girl for another great Top Ten Tuesday!
“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