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Reading is always charming.

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How long has Waterstone’s been waiting to make this pun

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Reading glasses

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Miniature Monday!  Large and small!  This 1904 set of William Shakespeare’s Complete Works, comes with its own miniature sized shelves, and is hanging out with it much older and larger relative (and our most frequently requested book for class sessions here at Iowa), our copy of Shakespeare’s second folio.

David Bryce and Son, Glasgow, 1904. 

Just bringing back one of our favorite Shakespeare posts to celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday week.    

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Happy Birthday to William Shakespeare…


My brain: I shouldn’t buy anymore books.

My heart:

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Read to your heart’s content. Though if you are a reader, the heart is never content.
Jenny Hubbard, Paper Covers Rock (via quoted-books)

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Reading each day…


Reading each day…

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That weekend I started it, and then, at about page twenty or so, the magical thing occurred that happens only with the very best books: I became absorbed and obssesed and entered the “Can’t you see I’m reading?” mode.
Will Schwalbe,  The End of Your Life Book Club (via booksandhotchocolate)

ugh i’ve been dyyyyying to read this book.

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one does not simply walk into a book shop and have the strength to not buy a book

Well, sometimes you don’t have the strength but you also don’t have the money


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He took the card that felt warmer.
Flipping it, he placed the card beside the nine of swords.
A robed figure stood before a coin, a cup, a sword, a wand — all of the symbols of all the tarot suits. An infinity symbol floated above his head; one arm was lifted in a posture of power. Yes, thought Adam. Understanding prickled and then evaded him.
He read the words at the bottom of the card.

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A book, too, can be a star, ‘explosive material, capable of stirring up fresh life endlessly,’ a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe.
Madeleine L’Engle (via aestheticintrovert)

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“We read to know we’re not alone.” ― William Nicholson, Shadowlands

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