“Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity, a fate. It is not a hobby. Those who do it must do it. Those who do not do it, think of it as a cousin of stamp collecting, a sister of the trophy cabinet, bastard of a sound bank account and a weak mind.” —Jeanette Winterson (via thebooker)
tamora pierce is literally the most under-appreciated author in the history of under-appreciated authors.
- me: do i have enough time to read these books?
- me: no
- me: *buys books*
“I always read. You know how sharks have to keep swimming or they die? I’m like that. If I stop reading, I die.” —Patrick Rothfuss (via wordpainting)