Their tongues will burn, I thought, as though they had eaten fire. Their throats will burn when the words come out and in their bellies they will feel a torment hotter than a thousand fires.
I knew I'd never see my family if I were captured; we wouldn't be reunited at the school. I had to get down from this tree safely and keep moving. Mitch had sacrificed himself so I could live, so I had to live. It was the only thing left I could do for him.
I decided to make my own personalized challenge, based on the kinds of things I'd like to read more of and the kinds of things that will help me tear through my own TBR list. Here's what I came up with.
What’s the point of having a voice if you’re gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn’t be?
Life never turns out how you imagine it will when you’re young. Everything is smaller than you think, or too big. It all smells a little funny and fits like somebody else’s shirt.
Books, books, books!
"If people wanted to stand up for themselves or protect their loved ones or do what they believe in their hearts is the right thing to do, then they would do it. If they wanted to be heroic, they would find ways to be heroic, even without supernatural powers."
I love, love, love audio-tainment. I find it an especially useful way to spruce up mundane tasks like cleaning, or even to add a little something extra to fun but silent tasks, like cooking or crocheting. Some of my general go-tos include: Stuff You Should Know Beautiful / Anonymous Sawbones Still Processing Mostly, I'm just… Continue reading Podcast Round Up – Women’s Voices
Looking back on books I read in 2018
Books! And Christmas stocking stuffers