“Only in art were there cliches; never in nature. There were no ordinary human beings. Everybody was born with surprise inside.”
I’d like you guys to be acquainted with my ever growing TBR. I usually feed it once in a blue moon but in large quantities. It’s wrecking havoc in my priorities and a fearsome entity, thus I fondly call it my monster TBR or mons-TBR for short.
This is a story of a secretary and her boss. A vampire and a woman. Expect office romance and typical swoon worthy moments.
"The world in books seemed so much more alive to me than anything outside. I could see things I'd never seen before. Books and music were my best friends. I had a couple of good friends at school, but never met anyone I could really speak my heart to." -- Haruki Murakami
This is a story of a young lady and her chauffeur and the strengthening of the bond they've forged since childhood.
What is a smile? It's the two little curves on the sides of your mouth. It's what you bring out for pictures, and greet the people you meet with. They also say that a smile is a curve that sets everything straight. But the truth is, it's just another form of a mask.
Every witch knows the rules: Stick to your own kind. Never reveal your powers to outsiders. Take a consort from the witching families or kiss your magic good-bye forever.
"Because in the end we're all just a bunch of weirdos standing in front of other weirdos, asking for their username.”
“Crows remember human faces. They remember the people who feed them, who are kind to them. And the people who wrong them too. They don’t forget. They tell each other who to look after and who to watch out for.”
Authors I want to ask bazillion questions to, shake hands with, stare at them a little too long, shake their hands again, maybe cry a little and then proceed to faint.
“I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.”
“I do my best thinking at night when everyone else is sleeping. No interruptions. No noise. I like the feeling of being awake when no one else is.”
A challenge to summarize the book in one sentence, and also to poke fun at it. Think of it as a one-liner roast.
“It is very important to understand why those annoying people annoy you and then figure out where that fits into your world.”
“A gambler, a convict, a wayward son, a lost Grisha, a Suli girl who had become a killer, a boy from the Barrel who had become something worse.” Six dangerous outcasts. One impossible heist.
“Books are the ultimate Dumpees: put them down and they'll wait for you forever; pay attention to them and they always love you back.” ― John Green