“She put her foot down on the gas. They went faster still. This is what Beverly wanted — what she always wanted. To get away. To get away as fast as she could. To stay away,” - Kate DiCamillo
Do you remember what books first captivated you? The ones that were your first along the road to becoming an avid reader or a book lover? We decided to take a look at some of the wonderful works that made us fall in love with reading. Each brings back such vivid memories, it was fun to think back on them.
“Isn't it odd how much fatter a book gets when you've read it several times?" Mo had said..."As if something were left between the pages every time you read it. Feelings, thoughts, sounds, smells...and then, when you look at the book again many years later, you find yourself there, too, a slightly younger self, slightly different, as if the book had preserved you like a pressed flower...both strange and familiar.” Cornelia Funke
“I'm right there with you, darlin'. Unless you step on a landmine, in which case I'm way back in the Operations Room.” - Eoin Colfer
“It’s never the tool itself that decides. It’s the hands— and the heart— of the one who wields it,” Kevin Sands
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!
“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?”