“Writing fiction is the act of weaving a series of lies to arrive at a greater truth.”
- Khaled Hosseini (via sosungalittleclodofclay)
“She accepted it from then on. Books liked her. Books wanted to look after her.”
- The Sugar Queen (via beckisbookshelf)
“So it is with children who learn to read fluently and well: They begin to take flight into whole new worlds as effortlessly as young birds take to the sky.”
- William James (via abookblog)
bookishcompendium:

You can’t have ‘too many’ books.

bookishcompendium:

You can’t have ‘too many’ books.

books-cupcakes:

Books & Cupcakes Thank You Book Giveaway!

Hello everyone!! ::waves:: I am thrilled to be hosting this giveaway!! I can’t believe Books & Cupcakes has reached over 10,000 followers! You are all amazing and fantastic!  This giveaway is just my small way to say thank you to everyone who follows me, reads my reviews, partakes in the book photo challenge, and sends me lovely messages.  I wanted to do something nice for you all as a thank you for your love and support! Thank you all so much!! xoxo Jessica

Guidelines:

  • This book giveaway will be open WORLDWIDE thanks to the book depository! 
  • The winner will be able to choose one of the above books. 
  • Since this is a thank you to my followers, you must be following this blog. I do check! 
  • You can enter by reblogging and liking this post. There is not a limit to how many times you can reblog this but please be courteous of those who follow you. 
  • The giveaway ends May 30th. I will chose the winner at 12 noon Eastern Time (United States and Canada). The winner will have 24 hours to respond before I pick a new winner. 
  • As a winner you need to be comfortable with giving me your address so I can ship the book to you. I pinky promise not to stalk you!

Good luck, fingers crossed that you win and may the odds be ever in your favor!

  • me: do i have enough time to read these books?
  • me: no
  • me: *buys books*
“Novels aren’t just happy escapes; they are slivers of people’s souls, nailed to the pages, dripping ink from veins of wood pulp. Reading the right one at the right time can make all the difference.”
- Brandon Sanderson  (via mirroir)

Joy is sharing bands with my parents so they can try out some new music. I got them to listen to Bastille and Imagine Dragons. They liked their songs.

bookmad:

sara—scofield:

April Book Photo Challenge - Day 14~Favorite Time Period

Now! I’m not big on historical fiction and these are some of my favorite contemporary books! 

bookmad:

sara—scofield:

April Book Photo Challenge - Day 14~Favorite Time Period

Now! I’m not big on historical fiction and these are some of my favorite contemporary books!