Tag: Thursday Quotables

“If you wanted to play with fire, milady, you could have simply asked me for a kiss or three.” – #ThursdayQuotables

“If you wanted to play with fire, milady, you could have simply asked me for a kiss or three.” – #ThursdayQuotables

Posted August 24, 2017
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I haven’t done this meme for a while (I’m not even sure if it’s still properly active?) but I am reading the third book in a trilogy that is SERIOUSLY under appreciated.  Don’t believe me? Raise your hand if you’ve ever heard of the Théâtre Illuminata. *waits* The first book in this trilogy came out in 2009.  It’s about a girl named Beatrice Shakespeare who was raised by a theatre company and is friends with classic characters from Shakespeare and other plays of the time.  This trilogy is FILLED with puns, witty banter, and just plain cleverness and ought to be […]

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“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

Posted March 23, 2017
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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, […]

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“I Lived in Books More Than I Lived Anywhere Else.” – #ThursdayQuotables

“I Lived in Books More Than I Lived Anywhere Else.” – #ThursdayQuotables

Posted February 9, 2017
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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. This week, I want to highlight beautiful quotes from Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane.  I finished this book earlier this week and discussed my overall feelings in the review, but despite what I may think of the book overall (I’ve always had issues reading Gaiman, through no fault of his)… his writing is always beautiful.  He has a way of expressing […]

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