1. umirokku reblogged this from corvuscantum
    2. jellyfishtart reblogged this from keelah-monster
    3. corvuscantum reblogged this from dornier
    4. keelah-monster reblogged this from nyxythenightmare
    5. notaose reblogged this from lustyargonianwarrior
    6. blindfoldedblogger reblogged this from scottbaiowulf
    7. dornier reblogged this from the-wifi-is-down
    8. imperfect-inbetween reblogged this from lustyargonianwarrior
    9. ivory-thorned-roses reblogged this from nyxythenightmare
    10. scottbaiowulf reblogged this from nyxythenightmare
    11. nyxythenightmare reblogged this from the-wifi-is-down
    12. the-wifi-is-down reblogged this from lustyargonianwarrior
    13. lustyargonianwarrior reblogged this from combustiblelemon
    14. mandywholock1980 reblogged this from writing-reading-watching-living
    15. ferra-itt reblogged this from maudelynn
    16. ladyarachne reblogged this from booksaremyhome
    17. booksaremyhome reblogged this from thenovels
    18. muffinsquared reblogged this from demonicmuffin
    19. spectacularlyignorantinaniceway reblogged this from autumnwater
    20. twodinosauriformes reblogged this from unemployed-librarian and added:
      “From then on, Matilda would visit the library only once a week in order to take out new books and return the old ones....
    21. killiansminion reblogged this from markjakesjohnson
    22. markjakesjohnson reblogged this from writing-reading-watching-living
    23. bookworm-universe reblogged this from jenniferlovesthebeatles and added:
      When I was younger, Matilda was one of my favourite books. Oh my god, it’s certainly somewhere in my bookcase!
    24. jenniferlovesthebeatles reblogged this from writing-reading-watching-living
    25. jammeke reblogged this from harrypottersdeadparents
    26. doublemimosas reblogged this from procrastinationandmotivation
    27. procrastinationandmotivation reblogged this from writing-reading-watching-living
    28. dragonite-ite reblogged this from bundleofstring

About

Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing. (Harper Lee)

I nearly always write, just as I nearly always breathe.
(John Steinbeck)

When I don’t write, I feel my world shrinking. I feel I am in a prison. I feel I lose my fire and my color. It should be a necessity, as the sea needs to heave, and I call it breathing.
(Anaïs Nin)

With my eyes closed, I would touch a familiar book and draw its fragrance deep inside me. This was enough to make me happy.
(Haruki Murakami)

I stepped into the bookshop and breathed in that perfume of paper and magic that strangely no one had ever thought of bottling.
(Carlos Ruiz Zafón)

He loved a book because it was a book; he loved its odor, its form, its title. What he loved in a manuscript was its old illegible date, the bizarre and strange Gothic characters, the heavy gilding which loaded its drawings. It was its pages covered with dust — dust of which he breathed the sweet and tender perfume with delight.
(Gustave Flaubert)

I whispered the thrilling words to myself, then lifted the book to my nose and breathed the ink from its pages. The scent of possibilities.
(Kate Morton)

This is how you read a novel: you inhale the experience. So start breathing.
(Azar Nafisi)



My Other Tumblrs: mustanggina.tumblr.com
diaryofadocent.tumblr.com
ifyougiveachildabook.tumblr.com

Contributor: womenreading.tumblr.com


See something you like? Click on the image to see where I found it! :)