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!
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
“We're all weird and damaged in our own way. You're not the only one.” ― Jennifer Niven, Holding Up the Universe
“It was time to let go of the mad desire to remember. It was time to start living whatever life would come. In the present, not the past.” ― Adi Alsaid, Let's Get Lost
“Part of me knows one more day won't do anything except postpone the heartbreak. But another part of me believes differently. We are born in one day. We die in one day. We can change in one day. And we can fall in love in one day. Anything can happen in just one day.” ― Gayle Forman, Just … Continue reading Series Review: Just One Day Series by Gayle Forman
“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
“Maybe some people are just meant to be in the same story.” ― Jandy Nelson, I'll Give You the Sun
“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