"You’re not a kid anymore. You have the right to choose your own life. You can start again. If you want a cat, all you have to do is choose a life in which you can have a cat. It’s simple. It’s your right."

Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle (via hollowstimulation)

July 10thvia and source with 6,244 notes

cassjaytuck:

thisisthefinalriot:

HOW TO READ A BOOK: positions. (x)

“Exercise is for non book readers.”

that backbend hurt yo


June 12thvia and source with 70,791 notes

"What I say is, a town isn’t a town without a bookstore. It may call itself a town, but unless it’s got a bookstore, it knows it’s not fooling a soul."

—Neil Gaiman’s American Gods, page 252 (via contracat25)

June 12thvia and source with 34 notes

20 Creative Bookshelves

ijustwanttohugdavidtennant:

brightburningred:

1. Yin-Yang

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2. READ

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3. Upside-down Shelf

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4. Table-inset Shelf

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5. Falling Books Shelf

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6. Pac Man Shelf

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7. Bed Shelf

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8. Mario Shelf

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9. Map of the USA Shelf

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10. Shelf with a Reading Nook

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11. Tree Branch Shelf

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12. Hanging Binders

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13. Tree Shelf

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14. Reading Pod Shelf

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15. Geometric Shelf

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16. Nest Shelf

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17. Ring Shelf

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18. Letters Shelf

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19. Chair Shelf

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20. Another Tree Shelf

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You missed one!

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June 11thvia and source with 50,279 notes

starkinglyhandsome:

gallowstyphoon:

idiaz:

New cover for Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. “The spine is screen-printed with a matchbook striking paper surface, so the book itself can be burned.”

WHO THE FUCK WOULD BURN A BOOK

have u read fahrenheit 451


June 10thvia and source with 265,450 notes

epinirvana:

Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn’t carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life.

-Stephen King


June 10thvia and source with 285,858 notes

buzzfeed:

Take me to all the bookstores.


June 10thvia and source with 52,984 notes

May 29thvia and source with 177,670 notes

findinghomeinabook:

I will never cease to be amazed by books. Seriously. Just think about it: thousands of people read the same book but in each one’s mind the characters look different and the setting changes and we’re all reading the same thing but it’s so unique to each of us. That is insanely cool.


May 20thvia and source with 52,525 notes

30th Annual Banned Books Week | September 30th - October 6th, 2012
      "Books and ideas are the most effective weapons against intolerance and ignorance."
                                                         - Lyndon B. Johnson


May 20thvia and with 31,278 notes






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