Sunday, February 11, 2018

...some questions will ruin you if you are denied the answer long enough.
- from Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

Saturday, February 10, 2018

There are certain kinds of deaths that one should not be expected to relive, certain kinds of connections so deep that when they are broken you feel the snap of the link inside you.
- from Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

This is how we grow: not up, but out, like trees—swelling to encompass all these stories, the promises and lies and bribes and habits.
- from Rooms by Lauren Oliver

Monday, February 05, 2018

We make reality our own, handle it until it is as soft as pressed butter.
- from Rooms by Lauren Oliver
Amazing, isn’t it? That hearts that once beat in sync could be so perfectly and forever separated. That’s the whole process of life, I think: a long, slow process of separation.
- from Rooms by Lauren Oliver

Saturday, January 13, 2018

“Remember when we were kids?” He handed her a hot mug. “And we used to wonder how grown-ups got to be such assholes?”
“Now we know.”
- from All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders 

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Thing about bad judgment? You got to have good judgment to notice you’ve got it.
- from Abaddon’s Gate by James S. A. Corey

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

I must be old, Pyotr thought to himself, if my son is being kind to me.
- from The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden