Beloved Book Quotes: Brave Enough

"I used to see a butterfly in my mind’s eye every time I heard the word transformation, but life has schooled me. Transformation isn’t a butterfly. It’s the thing before you get to be a pretty bug flying away. It’s huddling in the dark cocoon and then pushing your way out. It’s the messy work... Continue Reading →

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Beloved Book Quotes: Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

"People really are like houses with vast rooms and tiny windows. And maybe it's a good thing, the way we never stop surprising each other." Hello, Bookish Friends! 🙂 I read Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda for the first time earlier this year, and I already cannot wait to read it again. After laughing... Continue Reading →

Jotted In A Journal: Untitled Poem

Wrap my hands around your spine Gently cracking your cover Caress every fluttering page With fingertips that hover Feel the pulse of your words A new soul to discover Memorize your sweetest lines Like whispers from a lover 5.6.18 **Jotted in a Journal posts contain poetry, essays, etc. from my journals. Some pieces have been... Continue Reading →

Beloved Book Quotes: Little Women

"I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship." Happy May, Bookish Friends! ❤ May always feels like a month full of bright possibilities, which I am sure is a happy side effect of the sunnier weather and new life springing up everywhere. After discovering this lovely vintage addition... Continue Reading →

Beloved Book Quotes: Emily Dickinson

Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all ~Emily Dickinson Happy Tuesday, Bookish Friends! Emily Dickinson is one of my favorite poets. I love the way she writes about nature, love, and life. Reading and memorizing her poetry has helped... Continue Reading →

Commentary on Comics: Orphan Black

As readers who have explored my bookstagram account may already know, Orphan Black is my favorite television show. While watching the first episode, I knew I had stumbled upon a collection of characters who would become very special to me. No matter how many seasons of the show were produced, no matter if it did... Continue Reading →