Tagged with John Green

Birthday Haul!

Birthday Haul!

Hi :) I guess this is a bit later than I had planned, but better late than never, right? :) About two weeks ago I turned 17, and now I thought I would show you some of the goodies I got (SPOILER ALERT: *whispers* most of them are books). Are You Ready? Are You? You … Continue reading

Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

“Saying ‘I notice you’re a nerd’ is like saying, ‘Hey, I notice that you’d rather be intelligent than be stupid, that you’d rather be thoughtful than be vapid, that you believe that there are things that matter more than the arrest record of Lindsay Lohan. Why is that?’ In fact, it seems to me that … Continue reading

Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

“That’s always seemed so ridiculous to me, that people want to be around someone because they’re pretty. It’s like picking your breakfeast cereals based on color instead of taste.” – John Green (Paper Towns)

Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

“Did you know that for pretty much the entire history of the human species, the average life span was less than thirty years? You could count on ten years or so of real adulthood, right? There was no planning for retirement, There was no planning for a career. There was no planning. No time for … Continue reading

Tag: The Literary Dinner Party

Tag: The Literary Dinner Party

Hey!  Soooo, I’m having a small break from school (yay! :D), which means I finally have some time to do something actually enjoyable :). I know this tag is kind of old, but it seemed fun, and I really need something bright and shiny right now :). It’s originally from youtube, and was created by … Continue reading

I Have an Addiction

Is it weird that I can spend  hours in front of my bookshelf, staring at the rows of books with a big smile on my face? Is it weird that I sometimes pick them up, feel them, stroke them over their covers, open them up and take a long, slow breath. Is it weird that … Continue reading

Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

“Without pain, how could we know joy?’ This is an old argument in the field of thinking about suffering and its stupidity and lack of sophistication could be plumbed for centuries but suffice it to say that the existence of broccoli does not, in any way, affect the taste of chocolate.” – John Green (The … Continue reading

Reading Update: March

Reading Update: March

Hey! :) As you might guess, I’m back from my five days in the wilderness :). The weather was lovely, I got to spend time with one of my best friends AND got some reading done. Sounds great, right? :D Now it’s time to update you guys on all the books I read this past … Continue reading

Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

“I always thought of it like you said, that all the strings inside him broke. But there are a thousand ways to look at it: maybe the strings break, or maybe our ships sink, or maybe we’re grass—our roots so interdependent that no one is dead as long as someone is alive. We don’t suffer … Continue reading

Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

“And he would draw the circles until the entire piece of paper was completely black, and then he would get another piece of paper and draw more circles, and he did this every day, all day, and didn’t pay attention in school and drew circlesall over his tests and shit, and my mom said that … Continue reading

Day 28 – Favourite Title

Lets see…. Maybe I should start by telling you what I want need from a title. Shall we start? :) It must be interesting! The cover and the title are the two things I will notice first in a  book. I don’t wanna judge by the cover, but honestly, if it doesn’t interest me the … Continue reading

Review: Paper Towns

Review: Paper Towns

Title: Paper Towns Authtor: John Green Published: October 16th 2008 Length: 305 pages (Hardcover) Synopsis from Goodreads: Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life – dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an … Continue reading

Day 17 – Favourite Cover

Today I will show some of my favourite covers :D. There will only be covers from the books I have read, since there are BILLIONS of gorgeous covers out there and it would take me all week to choose. Sounds good? :) Let the games begin! So, there you had some of my favourite covers … Continue reading

Day 16 – Favourite Female Character

Hello :D I’m just going to do this the same way I did it yesterday…by cheating ;) My 10 Favourite Female Main Character Right Now Beatrice “Tris” Prior (Divergent) Tris was absolutely one of my favourite heroins last year. She is strong, brave, smart, brutal, kind, selfless and selfish, all at the same time. She … Continue reading

Day 15 – Favourite Male Character

If you have read my previous posts, I think you know were this is going…. My 10 Favourite Male Main Characters…Right Now Todd Hewitt (Chaos Walking) I’m seriously, completely in love with Todd Hewitt…and I don’t know why. He isn’t your usual swoon-worthy male character, but it’s just something about him. I want him to … Continue reading

Day 14 – Favourite Quote

Favourite quote…of like, ever? Out of every written word I have ever read? You know that’s impossible, right? So instead, I have decided you will get one quote I really like, from every book I have on my favourites-list on Goodreads :). Sounds good? Here we go :) “It is a strange thing, but when … Continue reading