Category: Books

What I’m reading 07/11/15




Since I read more than I do pretty much anything else, I’ve decided to start sharing snippets of the books I’m reading with you all. Just little phrases that stick out to me.

It’s knowing that I’ll never have what she has – a beauty so powerful it brings things to you. I fear I will always have to chase the things I want. I’ll always have to wonder whether I’m truly wanted whether I have just been settled for. -A Great and Terrible Beauty

What I’m reading 06/05/15



madeyouup
Since I read more than I do pretty much anything else, I’ve decided to start sharing snippets of the books I’m reading with you all. Just little phrases that stick out to me.

I watched a ladybug crawl along the edge of the sink. I was pretty sure it wasn’t real – its sposts were shapes like stars. I’d left my camera in my backpack. -Made You Up

What I’m reading: 01/12/15




Since I read more than I do pretty much anything else, I’ve decided to start sharing snippets of the books I’m reading with you all. Just little phrases that stick out to me.

What would it have been like to have a man love you like that? Would it have changed something fundamental in your psyche to wake up each morning knowing that you were loved, that someone wanted to touch your body even when it got all old and wrinkly? -The Last Anniversary

What I’m reading: 01/06/15




Since I read more than I do pretty much anything else, I’ve decided to start sharing snippets of the books I’m reading with you all. Just little phrases that stick out to me.

I thought it was my birthright as a woman to have that time, at least once, where a man treats you like a princess, rubbing your feet at night, pressing his hand to your stomach, masterfully ordering you not to pick up anything too heavy. But apparently not. -The Hypnotist’s Love Story

What I’m reading: 12/22/14



Me Before You
Since I read more than I do pretty much anything else, I’ve decided to start sharing snippets of the books I’m reading with you all. Just little phrases that stick out to me.

All I can say is that you make me… you make me into someone I couldn’t even imagine. You make me happy, even when you’re awful. I would rather be with you – even the you that you seem to think is diminished – than with anyone else in the world. -Me Before You

What I’m reading: 12/18/14



Big Little Lies
Since I read more than I do pretty much anything else, I’ve decided to start sharing snippets of the books I’m reading with you all. Just little phrases that stick out to me.

Mothers took their mothering so seriously now. Their frantic little faces. Their busy little bottoms strutting into the school in their tight gym gear. Ponytails swinging. Eyes fixed on the mobile phones held in the palms of their hands like compasses. -Little Big Lies

What I’m reading: 11/24/14




Since I read more than I do pretty much anything else, I’ve decided to start sharing snippets of the books I’m reading with you all. Just little phrases that stick out to me.

Everything about her was at once vigorous and exquisite, at once strong and fine. He had a confused sense that she must have cost a great deal to make, that a great many dull and ugly people must, in some mysterious way, have been sacrificed to produce her. -House of Mirth