If one reads enough books one has a fighting chance. Or better, one’s chances of survival increase with each book one reads.
Sherman Alexie (via afternoon-tea-and-books)
She closed the book and put her cheek against it. There was still an odor of a library on it, of dust, leather, binding glue, and old paper, one book carrying the smell of hundreds.
Shannon Hale, The Goose Girl (via malapropsbookstore)