that time you take one of your favorite books off the shelf and think:
why has it been so long since I read this?
Love is no game! It is no flowery softness! It is hard work - a quest that never ends. It demands everything from you - especially the truth. Only then does it yield rewards.
Rick Riordan, The House of Hades
There are a lot of features and things I don’t understand about the Nook:
- Why do I want to integrate my twitter account?
- Why don’t you let me sync my wishlist?
- Why don’t you have a fucking selection for each book titled “read” that just puts said selected book at the end of my book list (or on it’s own shelf), starts it back at page one where it fucking belongs AND stops giving me anxiety when I scroll through my library and I have a read book in-between two unread books or god-forbid an unread book between two read books.
But I wouldn’t trade it for any Amazon product simply because I hate Amazon more than the anxiety I get from my Nook.
Why yes I do have the Barns & Noble app so that I know at all times where the closest one is.
No, Mr. Overstreet, it wasn’t just guys. We weren’t a Greek organization. We were Romantics. We didn’t just read poetry, we let it drip from our tongues like honey. Spirits soared, women swooned and gods were created […]
John Keating (Robin Williams)
A sexy person doing an activity does not make an activity sexy.
Reading is sexy.
[…] because a girl who reads possesses a vocabulary that can describe that amorphous discontent as a life unfulfilled—a vocabulary that parses the innate beauty of the world and makes it an accessible necessity instead of an alien wonder. A girl who reads lays claim to a vocabulary that distinguishes between the specious and soulless rhetoric of someone who cannot love her, and the inarticulate desperation of someone who loves her too much.