Tall, Tatted and Tempted by Tammy Falkner Don’t Make Me Beautiful by Elle Casey Crazy From The Heat by Mercy Celeste Beauty and the Highland Beast by Lecia Cornwall The World As He Sees It by A M Arthur The Harder He Falls by Lynda Aicher Be True by Stella Starling The Harder He Falls…
'A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.' - George R.R. Martin
'Rows and rows of books lined the shelves and I let my eyes linger on the sturdy spines, thinking how human books were, so full of ideas and images, worlds imagined, worlds perceived; full of fingerprints and sudden laughter and the sighs of readers, too. It was humbling to consider all these authors, struggling with this word or that phrase, recording their thoughts for people they'd never meet. In that same way, the detritus of the boxes was humbling - receipts, jotted notes, photos with no inscriptions, all of it once held together by the fabric of lives now finished, gone.' - Kim Edwards
Prompt: If you were creating a list of top ten books, what would you choose and why? Is there an ongoing theme?
Prompt: Tell about a book you're currently reading (or have recently finished). Give us a brief synopsis and your thoughts on it.
Virtual hands pat me on the back and assure me it’s an opportunity for new beginnings and great cliches. But I am crushed beneath an unfamiliar hopelessness and rejection.
'I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.' - Groucho Marx
'we are like roses that have never bothered to
bloom when we should have bloomed and
it is as if
the sun has become disgusted with
it is as if the sun were a mind that has
given up on us.'
~ From 'finish' by Charles Bukowski
Prompt: What the world needs now is love - Dionne Warwick
Prompt: "Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers." Isaac Asimov