Everyone should start off Fridays at a #Starbucks this happy.
(via 100 Notable Books of 2013 - NYTimes.com)
I like end of year book lists. I do!
My favorite time of year—end of the year book lists.
Comparing your relationship to Romeo and Juliet to express how in love you are is kind of like using Hamlet to demonstrate how close and well-adjusted your family life is
I Want To Be Bacon When I Grow Up! - Children's Book by Ken and Jessica — Kickstarter -
I can’t decide what is worse: this children’s book, this promo video, or the sick twisted idea a pig would want to grow up to be murdered and eaten.
Mark Twain's Top 9 Tips for Living a Kick-Ass Life -
1. Approve of yourself.
2. Your limitations may just be in your mind.
3. Lighten up and have some fun.
4. Let go of anger.
5. Release yourself from entitlement.
6. If you’re taking a different path, prepare for reactions.
7. Keep your focus steadily on what you want.
8. Don’t focus so much on making yourself feel good.
9. Do what you want to do.
Happy Birthday, Louisa May Alcott, born 29 November 1832, died 6 March 1888
- Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Many argue; not many converse.
- She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain.
- That is a good book it seems to me, which is opened with expectation and closed with profit.
- I believe that it is as much a right and duty for women to do something with their lives as for men and we are not going to be satisfied with such frivolous parts as you give us.
- It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.
- I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.
- Love is a great beautifier.
- Life is like college; may I graduate and earn some honours.
- Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable.
Alcott was an American novelist best known as author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo’s Boys. A feminist and abolitionist, she grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau.
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Happy Thanksgiving and/or Happy Hanukkah. I hope everyone has things to be thankful for and finds a quiet moment to enjoy a book.
(Source: 50shadesoftobias, via jolie-librarian)
As the poem progresses, the People start talking about strangers who seek treasure, slaves and land. Across the continent, the People fight to protect themselves. —
The People Shall Continue, by Simon Ortiz
Read more about 5 children’s book that set the record straight on Thanksgiving.