claireandthepipsqueaks:

June Book Photo Challenge I Day 29. I This Month’s Favourite

The Shining & Doctor Sleep, by Stephen King

claireandthepipsqueaks:

June Book Photo Challenge I Day 29. I This Month’s Favourite

The ShiningDoctor Sleep, by Stephen King

 distantheartbeats:

Don’t wish for tomorrow.You’re wishing your life away.Nevertheless, I wishfor tomorrow. In all its finery.I want sleep to come and go, smoothly.Like passing out of the door of one carInto another. And then to wake up!Find tomorrow in my bedroom.I’m more tired now than I can say.
Raymond Carver, Tomorrow

distantheartbeats:

Don’t wish for tomorrow.
You’re wishing your life away.
Nevertheless, I wish
for tomorrow. In all its finery.
I want sleep to come and go, smoothly.
Like passing out of the door of one car
Into another. And then to wake up!
Find tomorrow in my bedroom.
I’m more tired now than I can say.

Raymond Carver, Tomorrow

 theoceanislikeyou:

This is Charlotte Brontë’s earliest known effort at writing, a short story written for her sister Anne, the baby of the family. It it also the first of the little books made by the Brontë children and, as such, it does not reach the level of technical sophistication that they were later to achieve. The writing is a clumsy longhand, there is no title page or contents list and no attempt is made to imitate magazine format.

theoceanislikeyou:

This is Charlotte Brontë’s earliest known effort at writing, a short story written for her sister Anne, the baby of the family. It it also the first of the little books made by the Brontë children and, as such, it does not reach the level of technical sophistication that they were later to achieve. The writing is a clumsy longhand, there is no title page or contents list and no attempt is made to imitate magazine format.

 incidentalcomics:

The Original Manuscripts

incidentalcomics:

The Original Manuscripts

 books0977:

Tea Weather. La-Chapeliere-Folle, deviantART.
“Surely everyone is aware of the divine pleasures which attend a wintry fireside; candles at four o’clock, warm hearthrugs, tea, a fair tea-maker, shutters closed, curtains flowing in ample draperies to the floor, whilst the wind and rain are raging audibly without.” ~ Thomas De Quincey

books0977:

Tea Weather. La-Chapeliere-Folle, deviantART.

“Surely everyone is aware of the divine pleasures which attend a wintry fireside; candles at four o’clock, warm hearthrugs, tea, a fair tea-maker, shutters closed, curtains flowing in ample draperies to the floor, whilst the wind and rain are raging audibly without.” ~ Thomas De Quincey

 teachingliteracy:

At the fore-edge (by Ron and Co.)

teachingliteracy:

At the fore-edge (by Ron and Co.)

super-heroes-of-color:

wocinsolidarity:

Attanya: #WeNeedDiverseBooks because I love science fiction and fantasy books, but I’m tired of authors treating dragons and robots and magic as more plausible than black and brown characters

Jennifer: #WeNeedDiverseBooks because… when I was 13 a white girl told me it was selfishthat all of the protagonists in my stories were Latina because she “just can’t relate to nonwhite characters.” She made me feel guilty for writing about people like me. 

Aiesha: #WeNeedDiverseBooks because…Black Girls are more than sidekicks or “sassy, ghetto friend”

Facts and Figures About Race/Ethnicity in YA and Children’s Lit:

#WENEEDDIVERSEBOOKS

Posting this a little late, but followers please take the time out to check out this post explaining the #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign and more events to come over the next few days! 

Just a reminder that representation is still an uphill battle.

nationalbook:

50 BookBench sculptures have been installed throughout London, in conjunction with a study from the National Literacy Trust that shows the number of young people who enjoy reading is on the rise.

(Via The Bookseller)

Not that she objected to solitude. Quite the contrary. She had books, thank Heaven, quantities of books. All sorts of books.
— Jean Rhys, Quartet (via afternoon—-tea)

(Source: observando)

bookslooks:

My wonderful Folio Society edition of The Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie. Can’t praise it enough, it’s lovely.

 teachingliteracy:

How Children Succeed by Echam Dikya Dzara 
 aseaofquotes:

Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

aseaofquotes:

Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

 
Reading the spines, diving into worlds, learning with every heartbreak and shout of triumph, and climbing the stairs out of the underworld back into the light of the world: every book we read is helping us become who we need to be.
— from The Art of Reading Spines by Martin Cahill (via bookriot)