Pre-med student Coral is on vacation in Idaho when something terrible happens. The black cloud is followed by a wildfire and searing heat that lasts for days. She survives deep in a cave but emerges days later to find the world transformed, with blackened trees, an ash-filled sky, and no living creatures stirring–except for her…
Ryland Grace is the sole survivor on a desperate, last-chance mission… Except that right now, he doesn’t know that. He can’t even remember his own name, let alone the nature of his assignment or how to complete it.
The magic of addictive smell of books can be recreated easier than you think. A new infographic lets you explore the best book-inspired perfumes from top brands.
This isn’t to say there won’t be times when you must work overtime, but if you’re consistently the last one left at the office, there’s something wrong with that picture.
An infographic designed by the team from Siege Media for Car Rentals, called 10 funky bookmobiles around the world
Want to read more? Why not make it fun?`Check out these challenges and printables
32 women who changed history
What do Amy Poehler, Dolly Parton, Maria Sharapova, Marilyn Monroe and LeBron James have in common? They love to read books!
Try something refreshing: make a meal and beverage from your favorite book by yourself?
“There isn’t ever going to be an end,” she said. “The point is that people have to continue always speaking up and not being afraid.”
What makes life worth living in the face of death? What do you do when the future, no longer a ladder toward your goals in life, flattens out into a perpetual present? What does it mean to have a child, to nurture a new life as another fades away?
Whether you’re an entrepreneur with a brilliant idea or a founder looking to take your startup to the next level, there’s a wealth of written advice out there to lean on and learn from.
Currently, more than 20,000 cancer books are available on Amazon alone. With so much information on hand, it can be hard for cancer patients and their loved ones to know where to start – and sifting through endless reviews is time-consuming.
What is the best reading app out there?
“ It’s easy to be optimistic when everyone is telling you you’re great. It’s much harder, and much more necessary, when your sense of yourself is on the line.”
What do James Bond and Lipitor have in common? What can we learn about human nature and world history from a glass of water?
Whether you’re a total bookworm or haven’t finished a book since high school, there’s bound to be something on our list that speaks to you and can help you learn more about yourself this winter.
“In a word, I was too cowardly to do what I knew to be right, as I had been too cowardly to avoid doing what I knew to be wrong.”
“Hope doesn’t care about the problems that have already been solved. Hope cares only about the problems that still need to be solved. Because the better the world gets, the more we have to lose. And the more we have to lose, the less we feel we have to hope for.”
Reading aloud to your child helps strengthen the parts of their brain that deal with language, reading, logic, and processing images.
“The way Theranos is operating is like trying to build a bus while you’re driving the bus. Someone is going to get killed.”
Golden Compass, Eragon, Cirque du Freak…
“It begins with absence and desire.
It begins with blood and fear.
It begins with a discovery of witches.”
“This is listening as a martial art, balancing the subtle behaviors of emotional intelligence and the assertive skills of influence, to gain access to the mind of another person. ” ― Chris Voss, Never Split the Difference
The lengths I dragged my parents through as kid to get a specific edition of the book. Thank you mom and dad <3
Which one to use?
“My father believes hunger is in the mind. I know differently. I know that hunger is in the mind and the body and the heart and the soul.” ― Roxane Gay
“Will any man despise me? Let him see to it. But I will see to it that I may not be found doing or saying anything that deserves to be despised.”― Marcus Aurelius,
“Am I really mentally ill? Disordered? Defective?Or am I just weak of character and just not trying hard enough?” ― Sarah Wilson,
“Pac said Thug Life stood for The Hate U Give Little Infants Fucks Everybody.”I raise my eyebrows. “What?”
“I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.”― Arianna Huffington,
Imagine toughest professions in the world and making the most difficult situations. Imagine leading people in these professions. Imagine people writing about it.
What Would You Do If You Weren’t Afraid?
“In a world where you can’t open your eyes, isn’t a blindfold all you could ever hope for?”― Josh Malerman
“Plants have to eat, too,” I tried to explain. “They need nitrogen, they need minerals. You have to replace what you’re taking out. Your choices are fossil fuels or animal products.” ― Lierre Keith
This much we do know: Sophie Toscan du Plantier was murdered two before Christmas in 1996, her broken body discovered at the edge of her property near the town of Schull in West Cork, Ireland. The rest remains a mystery.
“To run fast, don’t take much luggage with you. Leave all your illusions behind. They are very heavy.”— Yuval Noah Harari
“Ignoring isn’t the same as ignorance, you have to work at it.”
“Do not fight them. Instead think of them the way you think of children, or pets, not important enough to affect your mental balance” ― Robert Greene
You mewling pox-marked pumpion! You beslubbered hell-hated measle!
“People who try to commit suicide — don’t attempt to save them! . . . China is such a populous nation, it is not as if we cannot do without a few people.” / Mao Zedong
“They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they never kept but one; they promised to take our land, and they took it.”
― Dee Brown
“A book, too, can be a star, “explosive material, capable of stirring up fresh life endlessly,” a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe.”― Madeleine L’Engle
“El peor de los miedos, es el miedo a lo desconocido”– H.P. Lovecraft
“Be wary of friends—they will betray you more quickly, for they are easily aroused to envy. They also become spoiled and tyrannical.
“I didn’t you see. I thought trees stood up straight… I only found out just now. They actually stand with both arms in the earth, all of them. Look, look, over there, aren’t you surprised? Yeong-hye sprang up and pointed to the window. “All of them, they’re all standing on their heads.” ― Han Kang,
“Death. It doesn’t have to be boring.”― Mary Roach, Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
Is it not our responsibility to carry that burden? Is it not our responsibility not let it come down to WW3?
“One more stab to the heart, one more reason to hate. One less reason to live.”
― Elie Wiesel
“Guns don’t kill people. The aliens behind the triggers do.”
Hi guys, how’s your week been? I read a lot of nonfiction this week and surprisingly two ARC’s. My reads this week were The Twelve Faces of the Goddess: Transform Your Life with Astrology, Magick, and the Sacred Feminine by Danielle… Continue Reading →
“Whether we accept it or not, this will likely be the century that determines what the optimal human population is for our planet. It will come about in one of two ways: Either we decide to manage our own numbers,… Continue Reading →
As always, Top Ten Tuesday meme is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is: Ten Bookish Settings I’d Love to Visit 1.Scottish Highlands ( Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon) in the year of Our Lord…1743. After Outlander,… Continue Reading →
“Looking at these stars suddenly dwarfed my own troubles and all the gravities of terrestrial life.” ― H.G. Wells, The Time Machine The Time Machine is a science fiction novel (or a long short-story?) by H. G. Wells, published in 1895 and it has become a… Continue Reading →
“Perhaps it’s impossible to wear an identity without becoming what you pretend to be.” ― Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game Ender’s Game is a 1985 military science fiction novel by American author Orson Scott Card. Set in Earth’s future, the novel presents an imperilled mankind… Continue Reading →
“Death is the fairest thing in the world. No one’s ever gotten out of it. The earth takes everyone – the kind, the cruel, the sinners. Aside from that, there’s no fairness on earth.” ― Svetlana Alexievich, Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral… Continue Reading →
Greetings from Dublin & Library of Trinity College Dublin. I visited Dublin during the weekend… visit to Trinity College is a dream come true for every bookworm :) How are you doing?
…Or not Happy TTT! As always, Top Ten Tuesday meme is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is: Back To School Freebie: anything “back to school” related like 10 favorite books I read in school, books I think should be required… Continue Reading →
She does have a point?
This week’s topic is Books With Numbers In the Title