When you finish a really good book series.
normal person: watches a movie, likes it a lot, the end
me: watches a movie, likes it a lot, becomes obsessed with it, falls madly in love with at least one character in it, makes artwork and writes fan fiction based off of it, devotes countless hours to blogging, talking, and flailing about it, cries and rolls around on the floor at least once per day because of how much I love it, dies of emotional reaction to it, the end.
book: he took a bite out of the apple
teacher: now what could the apple represent
teacher: the red paints a depiction of anger, the boy finally biting into his anger and letting it unleash all the while his innocence is being violated by the teeth of despair and the endless throat that is life and being boiled by the stomach acid of unstoppable death
book: calm down
You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop...– Ray Bradbury (via keep-calm-goodness-still-exists)
A tall boy, a fairly handsome young man. Not much different from any young man...– The Amyrlin seat talking about Rand al’Thor The Wheel of Time - The Great Hunt (via books-are)
Damon forced me out of bed this morning and now he’s playing video games. -_- I could be sleeping, dude!
flightsofwonder: shawsdavid: on a scale of one to Dean, how much do you hate yourself? Somewhere between Bruce Banner and the Doctor.
They should just start making up fake countries to...
enochianrage: getthesaltnburn: improbablenormality: simplydalektable: emmiandthefireflies: “And here’s Narnia, followed by Gallifrey”… “And bringing up the rear is Asgard, full of glorious purpose” “There’s the Empire, with Darth Vader waving the flag.” “Oh, and the contingent from Westeros, such elaborate uniforms” “And now the representatives of Mordor are simply walking in…”
satiricallykeenhint: Plot twist: The final country enters and suddenly the stadium is empty, leaving a few very confused reporters.
The Opening Ceremony is basically what Tumblr...
Shannon Hale: WHY BOYS DON'T READ 'GIRL' BOOKS →
shannonhale: When I do book signings, most of my line is made up of young girls with their mothers, teen girls alone, and mother friend groups. But there’s usually at least one boy with a stack of my books. This boy is anywhere from 8-19, he’s carrying a worn stack of the Books of Bayern, and he’s excited and unashamed to be a fan of those books. As I talk to him, 95% of the time I learn this...
I Once Dated A Writer and
patty-lou: ofheightsandhollows: Writers are forgetful, but they remember everything. They forget appointments and anniversaries, but remember what you wore, how you smelled, on your first date… They remember every story you’ve ever told them - like ever, but forget what you’ve just said. They don’t remember to water the plants or take out the trash, but they don’t forget how to...
Cons are about warmth. You go to a con to enter an alternate universe where...– Benjamin Nugent, American Nerd. (via cydwongreading)
As far as I can tell what happens when a reader loves a book isn’t actually a...– Lev Grossman, I Hate This Book So Much: A Meditation | Entertainment | TIME.com (via housingworksbookstore)
Seriously though, why doesn’t Merida use an elastic or something? Because that hair would drive me insane. Like, is it just full of leaves and twigs? Do her bows get caught in it? I want to introduce her to pony tails.