marlessa:

Magnificent book cabinet in the Château de Chantilly 

Now this is a book cabinet!

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"The fact is that love is like a tree, it grows of its own accord, strikes deep roots throughout our being, and continues to put out leaves on a heart in ruins. And what defies explanation is that the blinder the passion, the more tenacious it is. It is never more solid than when it lacks all reason."—Victor Hugo, The Hunchback of Notre Dame


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Nice quote from The Hunchback of Notre Dame (book not Disney movie)

juliettetang:

"The fact is that love is like a tree, it grows of its own accord, strikes deep roots throughout our being, and continues to put out leaves on a heart in ruins. And what defies explanation is that the blinder the passion, the more tenacious it is. It is never more solid than when it lacks all reason."

—Victor Hugo, The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Nice quote from The Hunchback of Notre Dame (book not Disney movie)

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“A good book is an event in my life.”

Stendhal; The Red and the Black (via wordpainting)

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“He wrote once that a novel was ‘only a place for storage - of all the meaningful things that a novelist isn’t able to use in his life.’”

Donald Duck is terrorized by a late night pulp fiction salesman in "Duck Pimples" (1945)

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Donald Duck terrorised by Pulp Fiction Salesman

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10 Interesting Ways to Use Instagram for Your Library - OEDB.org


Some good ideas - reckon you pull do it on tumblr as well perhaps using a resource like ifttt to link between.

Love the way books smell

Love the way books smell

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“Raising a child is like taking care of someone who’s on way too many shrooms, while you yourself are on a moderate amount of shrooms. I am not confident in my decisions, but I know you should not be eating a mousepad.”

Ron Funches (via lazybookreviews)

this explains a lot about parenting. 

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It kind of does.

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Laughed so hard.

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Excellent advice for childcare

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Argyle Destruction: Race, Sexuality, and the Mainstream


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By Malinda Lo

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[Image: The book cover for Inheritance (left); the author, Malinda Lo (right)]

Yesterday my novel Inheritance, the sequel to Adaptation, was published. Inheritance picks up minutes after the end of Adaptation, and I think of the…

Interesting discussion from Miranda Lo on stereotypes and sexuality

“I deal with writer’s block by lowering my expectations. I think the trouble starts when you sit down to write and imagine that you will achieve something magical and magnificent—and when you don’t, panic sets in. The solution is never to sit down and imagine that you will achieve something magical and magnificent. I write a little bit, almost every day, and if it results in two or three or (on a good day) four good paragraphs, I consider myself a lucky man. Never try to be the hare. All hail the tortoise.”

Malcolm Gladwell on overcoming writer’s block – a fine addition to our ongoing archive of advice on writing. And wisdom from more famous artists, writers, and designer

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Writers block advice - all hail the tortoise!

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