It's hard to find the time to review every book I read, and it's even harder to find the motivation when a book isn't spectacular or noteworthy or made me think or made me hate it. So, this mini-review roundup was born. (February 2018)
I'm cheating a little bit, because Top Ten Tuesday used this topic ages ago. But I already wrote about this week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (My 2018 Reading Goals) and I haven't written about books that I really, truly love in a while, so here we are!
It's hard to find the time to review every book I read, and it's even harder to find the motivation when a book isn't spectacular or noteworthy or made me think or made me hate it. So, this mini-review roundup was born. (December 2017)
It's been really hard for me to watch the news lately. I mean, all year, yes, but in the last month in particular. I've been avoiding Facebook, because even the posts from like-minded women have filled me with dread and heartache. I'm talking about all. these. men.
I get a mild feeling of panic every time someone asks me to recommend books to them. I want to just direct them here, to the safe space where all of my thoughts and feelings are already laid out, where they can read my thoughts on the books before they pick them up.
“The thing about a spiral is, if you follow it inward, it never actually ends. It just keeps tightening, infinitely.” ― John Green, Turtles All the Way Down
“I don't exist to teach her a lesson, and it irks me that she thinks labelling me is okay now. Like, by liking guys, I automatically take on that role in her life. That I'm suddenly a supporting character in her story rather than the hero of my own.” ― Cale Dietrich, The Love Interest
“It was all about trying, and that was what I would do. I would try.” ― Jennifer L. Armentrout, The Problem with Forever
“She was my heart, she was half of me, and nothing, certainly not a few measly hundred miles, was ever going to change that.” ― Morgan Matson, Since You've Been Gone
“I asked you here tonight because when you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.” ― Graeme Simsion, The Rosie Project