"Even if you’ve taken off every stitch of clothing, you still have your secrets, your history, your true name. It’s hard to be really naked. You have to work hard at it. Just getting into a bath isn’t being naked, not really. It’s just showing skin."

Catherynne M. Valente, The Girl Who Circumvented Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making (via quoted-books)

Love this. Books are awesome. Read more.

annieaoife:

Gregory Peck (Atticus Finch) and Mary Badham (Scout) on the set of To Kill A Mockingbird, 1962. The pair, who played father and daughter in the film, actually remained close and kept in contact for the rest of Gregory Peck’s life. He always called her Scout.

This is absolutely marvelous, and has by far made my day.

annieaoife:

Gregory Peck (Atticus Finch) and Mary Badham (Scout) on the set of To Kill A Mockingbird, 1962. The pair, who played father and daughter in the film, actually remained close and kept in contact for the rest of Gregory Peck’s life. He always called her Scout.

This is absolutely marvelous, and has by far made my day.

WHEN I’M READING IN PUBLIC AND THE BOOK GETS REALLY SEXY

dukeofbookingham:

It’s like:

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But really.

"We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are."

Sirius Black from Harry Potter (via niadil)

Sirius was my first ever favorite character.

"Buying a book is not about obtaining a possession, but about securing a portal."

Laura Miller (via observando)

The most honest thing I’ve read all day.

thebookbabeblog84:

I would definitely have to agree with this statement.

Most definitely, I can read no matter the season.

thebookbabeblog84:

I would definitely have to agree with this statement.

Most definitely, I can read no matter the season.

a-kind-of-library:

I hate those. And don’t understand them. Are they for notes? Autographs?

Breaks my heart.

a-kind-of-library:

I hate those. And don’t understand them. Are they for notes? Autographs?

Breaks my heart.

My room looks like this whenever I am supposed to be cleaning.

My room looks like this whenever I am supposed to be cleaning.

thewicked-eternity