Tag: Beautiful Writing

“Dear old world’, she murmured, ‘you are very lovely, and I am glad to be alive in you.’” #ThursdayQuotables

“Dear old world’, she murmured, ‘you are very lovely, and I am glad to be alive in you.’” #ThursdayQuotables

Thursday Quotables is a weekly meme hosted by Bookshelf Fantasies.  Every week, readers share a quote or passage from the book they’re reading that strikes them – whether it be funny or philosophical or something in between. I know I haven’t done this meme in a while, but I’m re-reading Anne of Green Gables.  How could I not?  Anne says some of the sweetest things.  I can’t even pick favorites.  Nearly every piece of dialogue in this book is perfection.  Here are a few particularly delicious ones. “Because when you are imagining, you might as well imagine something worth while.” “Look at that sea, girls–all […]

Posted March 23, 2017 in Memes // 2 Comments //
The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

  This book blew my mind. If you want to read some well-plotted, immersive, eloquently-written, original and classical fantasy, this is the book you want.  I’m not entirely sure how Rothfuss manages to entwine the best of classical fantasy while still being so original, but whatever magic he’s drawing upon – I want a taste.  I cannot remember the last time I loved a book so much, and yet remained so entirely frustrated by it. This book was recommended to me a year ago.  I shrugged it off.  At the time, I was knee-deep in Game of Thrones and had enough high fantasy […]

Posted January 23, 2017 in Reviews // 2 Comments //