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  2. (Source: desenharts, via teacoffeebooks)

     

  3. "People who read books in public places are regarded with suspicion because they appear self-sufficient. When you seem self-sufficient, other people think that you think you’re better than them, and they get resentful."
    — Jessica Zafra, Chicken Pox for the Soul (via bookmania)
     

  4. "Some books you read. Some books you enjoy. But some books just swallow you up, heart and soul."
    — Joanne Harris (via a-thousand-words)

    (via a-thousand-words)

     
  5. man-reading:

    A good reader imagines

    Enjoying a good coffee and a good book !!!

    (via the-gwendolyn-reading-method)

     
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  7. "I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person."
    — Oscar Wilde  (via fuckinq)

    (Source: observando, via literatureismyutopia)

     
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  10. "Let us look for secret things
    somewhere in the world
    on the blue shores of silence."
    — Pablo Neruda, from On the Blue Shores of Silence: Poems of the Sea (Rayo, 2004)

    (Source: babalaas, via literatureismyutopia)

     
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  12. booksontaptx:

    "My weapon is literature."

    (via thatbooksmell)

     

  13. REBLOG if you are a book blog!

    thepaperadventures:

    I really want to follow more book blogs - please reblog this if you read/write book reviews!

    (via thatbooksmell)

     

  14. "Our books, however - even the ones printed long before we were born - remained ageless. They recorded the passage of real time, and because they reminded us of all the occasions on which they had been read and reread, they also reflected the passage of the preceding decades."
    — Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader by Anne Fadiman (via treesofreverie)

    (via thatbooksmell)

     

  15. "She has made the ideal bookstore of her own imagination into a place where you can actually come and buy books."
    — The Bookshop Strikes Back by Ann Patchett (via treesofreverie)

    (via teacoffeebooks)