April 18th
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ameliapondthehistoryqueen:

blua:

Candida Hofer - Libraries (published 2005)

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March 24th
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But I loved the library simply because it was a library. I love libraries. I like reading, but I love libraries. Being surrounded by books makes me feel safe, the way some people need trees or mountains around them to feel secure. Not me – nature’s not what I cling to. I cling to books.

austriajumarang:

Quote from Back When You Were Easier to Love by Emily Wing Smith. (via booksdirect)

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March 24th
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trusthim:

This makes me so emotional. Mrs Weasley knew the Dursleys wouldn’t visit and that Harry’s got no other family and to hER HES PRACTICALLY HER SON SOMEONE HOLD ME

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March 17th
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November 15th
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November 5th
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vacants:

(by [transatlanticism])

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October 29th
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Inside the covers of Barnes & Noble leatherbound classics

{ Brontë, Dickens, Twain, Shakespeare }

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October 25th
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And now, for The Best Children’s Book Ever

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I’M LAUGHING SO HARD. THAT’S IT GUYS, THAT’S ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW.

October 18th
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People complaining about Emma being self-absorbed and manipulative…

phoenixwrites:

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Emma’s my favorite Austen character because she’s completely unique to every other Austen lady.  She’s similar to Elizabeth in the sense that she feels she has the world all figured out but she differs by believing everything is within her control.  Both Elizabeth and Emma’s worlds needed to be shattered—and how they were is unique and incredible.

The LBD writers brought P&P to life and added new dimensions to forgotten characters.  I am SO excited to see how they’re going to update and characterize my favorite Austen novel and at the moment?  Their Emma is the PERFECT Emma.

it’s been nearly 200 years. jane austen knew we’d not like her very much.

October 14th
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October 6th
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❝ Each time you open a book and read it,
A tree smiles knowing there’s life after death ❞
— Unknown (via 13thmoon)
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October 2nd
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❝ Most of us can’t rush around, talk to everyone, know all the cities of the world, we haven’t time, money or that many friends. The things you’re looking for, Montag, are in the world, but the only way the average chap will ever see nintey-nine percent of them is in a book. ❞
— Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451
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October 1st
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I’m reading Fahrenheit 451, just finished the first chapter and I’m terrified. Is this normal.

September 24th
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September 23rd
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freewayflowr:

Dissertation curriculum.