You should read it too if you’re “grown-up” but don’t feel like one!
“Your voice sounds like a midnight fire. All warm and worn in and golden. I could listen to you talk forever.”
“I could never do that”.
She laughed at him. He brought his lips to her ear.
“Your scent is like violets early in spring,” he whispered.
Then he laughed at himself because though it was true, he sounded like the worst kind of fool.”
Snagged these. Finished “Only Human” in around 3 days, and got in the last two from Amazon this weekend.
Nothing makes me think you’re dumb faster than the words “I don’t read”.
She reads books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live. ~Annie Dillard
Just finished this for the second time and caught some things I missed the first time through. I love when books do that.
"BOOK IT! motivates children to read by rewarding their reading accomplishments with praise, recognition and pizza. The program is simple for the teacher to use, flexible because goals match reading ability, and fun because achieving a goal is a great reason to celebrate! BOOK IT! was created in 1985 and currently reaches over 14 million students in 38,000 elementary classrooms annually."
Pretty sure this is at least 75% of the reason I became a bookworm from a very young age.