Make time to read!

I’m a book lover. I’ve probably already fucked a whole library.

Jarod Kintz; My Love Can Only Occupy One Person at a Time

geekymerch:

These book cover iphone cases can be found at Blue Box Cases on Etsy!

These are awesome.

Amen.

Amen.

I’ve never known any trouble than an hour’s reading didn’t assuage.
Arthur Schopenhauer

darning-socks:

Books, man.

I can think of at least three more positions in which I’ve read.

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams and live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau (via stacyangeline)

litphonix:

Authors and their foods and drink.

Editors can be stupid at times. They just ignore that author’s intention. I always try to read unabridged editions, so much is lost with cut versions of classic literature, even movies don’t make sense when they are edited too much. I love the longueurs of a book even if they seem pointless because you can get a peek into the author’s mind, a glimpse of their creative soul. I mean, how would people like it if editors came along and said to an artist, ‘Whoops, you left just a tad too much space around that lily pad there, lets crop that a bit, shall we?’. Monet would be ripping his hair out.
E.A. Bucchianeri; Brushstrokes of a Gadfly
I’m thinking that this particular bookshelf in my study is getting a little crowded. With pretty much everything.

I’m thinking that this particular bookshelf in my study is getting a little crowded. With pretty much everything.

People talk about books that write themselves, and it’s a lie. Books don’t write themselves. It takes thought and research and backache and notes and more time and more work than you’d believe.
Neil Gaiman; Smoke and Mirrors

Put Your Money Where Your Book Is

forbeginnersbooks:

We’ve all heard the horror stories of indie bookstores closing right and left. But, thanks to James Patterson, there’s finally some uplifting news.

Patterson has announced that he will be giving $1 million away to indie bookstores over the span of 12 months. There is a place on his website,…

Way to go James Patterson.