“This is the trouble with history. You can't see what's not there. You can look at an empty space and see that something's missing, but there's no way to know what it was.”
February is a month packed with fantasy for both of us.
“When poor people hear a loud noise, they whip their heads around. Wealthy people finish their sentences, then just glance back,” Ottessa Moshfegh
Books themselves take time, more time more time than most of us are used to giving them. - Ali Smith
Review: What Is The What
“The truth is I do not like hanging in there. I was born, I believe, to do more. Or perhaps it’s that I survived to do more,” Dave Eggers
October was a decent reading month and November brings the much anticipated Oathbringer, among a few other picks!
The Sun and Her Flowers
“leaving her country/was not easy for my mother/i still catch her searching for it/in foreign films/and the international food aisle,” Rupi Kaur
Some Kind of Happiness
“I suppose most things in a person's life are good for a while, even if that doesn't last very long. Maybe that is why, even after something has gone wrong, we spend so much time trying to fix it. Because we remember when it wasn't broken.”
Sex and Rage
“The two girls grew up at the edge of the ocean and knew it was paradise, and better than Eden, which was only a garden.” ― Eve Babitz
The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic
“No, the magic doesn't wear off at midnight. It's much more powerful than that. It comes from you. You wanted something, and so it came to be.”