The Reading Momster

Lovely Quote!!

Here is a quote that I loved a lot… If Michael was in the bindery when an especially handsome old volume arrived, Mr. Albert let him hold it and always said: “Let your hands feel it, Michael. It’s not just some old thing. It has a soul.” At first, Michael didn’t know what Mr. Albert was talking about.  “A book that has been handed down from generation to generation,” Mr. Albert explained, “has had its pages touched by so many fingers and has been loved and cried over by so

Saturday Quotes!

“I’m a failed poet. Maybe every novelist wants to write poetry first, finds he can’t and then tries the short story which is the most demanding form after poetry. And failing at that, only then does he take up novel writing.”–William Faulkner quotes PS – The above image comes from redbubble. Check it out, they have some great shots there by tonilouise 

Saturday Quotes!

The best short fiction is only small in terms of word count. The form’s true practitioners place a premium on concision even as they allow their imaginations free rein. That tension between control and freedom is where the short story lives. —Richard Russo

Quotes from Books.

I didn’t remember what month that was, or what year even. I only knew the memory lived in me, a perfectly encapsulated morsel of a good past, a brushstroke of color on the gray, barren canvas that our lives had become.– pg. 107 of ‘The Kite Runner’ by Khaled Hosseini

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