Weekly Quote: Mark Twain

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In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.

― Mark Twain

Weekly Photo Challenge: Purple

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I was so excited when I discovered this week’s photo challenge. I love taking flower photos, so I have tons of beautiful flowers to pick from. Although many of my flowers are not exactly a strong purple color. I had to really search to find my photos.


Weekly Quote: C.S. Lewis

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We read to know that we are not alone.

― C.S. Lewis

Weekly Quote: Magic with Roald Dahl

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And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.

– Roald Dahl

Weekly Quote – Books Are Friends

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You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.

― Paul Sweeney

Quotation: Gain experiences through reading

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A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.

– William Styron

I think what makes a great book is whether you’ve gained experiences and learned something along the way. A book that makes you think and ponder different perspectives means it was a successful read.