Enter to win an ARC of Perfect Ruin by Lauren DeStefano!
Having never read Lauren DeStefano’s Chemical Garden Trilogy, I wasn’t sure if I was going to enjoy Perfect Ruin or not. She was basically a brand new author to me (even though I’ve been following …
“11 Quotes From Authors On Censorship & Banned Books" (via Buzzfeed)
What’s your opinion? Maybe these dangerous books will inspire you…
“September has come, it is hers
Whose vitality leaps in the autumn,
Whose nature prefers
Trees without leaves and a fire in the fireplace.
So I give her this month and the next
Though the whole of my year should be hers who has rendered already
So many of its days intolerable or perplexed
But so many more so happy.
Who has left a scent on my life, and left my walls
Dancing over and over with her shadow
Whose hair is twined in all my waterfalls
And all of London littered with remembered kisses.”
— Louis MacNeice, “Autumn Journal”
This makes me feel warm n fuzzy inside
This review was so hard to write just because of how much I loved this book. Whenever I think about it I just want to flail with happiness. The friends I’ve texted about it have experienced this un…
This fall I’ve been looking for books that are… darker and perhaps a bit twisted. When I watched the Epic Reads video for the Dark Days tour I was introduced to Asylum. I knew I wanted to read it…
'Through the use of books —as objects, as containers, as metaphors— a dialogue with the written text is established, in order to break the rigid linearity of its format, and therefore to widen the concept of what it is thought as a book and what it contains. It comprises an intense debate around visual and material dimensions of language. If language forms thought, freeing the limits
From 'Statement Series' by Mar Arza
In recent years, biologists have recognized that birds engage in play. Juvenile Common Ravens are among the most playful of bird species. They have been observed to slide down snowbanks, apparently purely for fun. They even engage in games with other species, such as playing catch-me-if-you-can with wolves, otters and dogs. Common Ravens are known for spectacular aerobatic displays, such as flying in loops or interlocking talons with each other in flight.
They are also one of only a few wild animals who make their own toys. They have been observed breaking off twigs to play with socially.
this is so precious omg