Unread Quote #1

Thoughts from a book lover’s mind ————————————————————- The Unread Book© Advertisements

Craving

Long did she stare at the books Beyond shiny glasses Reluctant to enter those massive aisles Just not so capable of holding herself back From stealing a copy or two Wishing for the hundredth time That she had the money to buy a few The last time, she entered a shop She’d glanced around quickly Picked up…

From that time on…

“From that time on, the world was hers for the reading. She would never be lonely again, never miss the lack of intimate friends. Books became her friends and there was one for every mood. There was poetry for quiet companionship. There was adventure when she tired of quiet hours. There would be love stories…

What an astonishing thing a book is…

“What an astonishing thing a book is. It’s a flat object made from a tree with flexible parts on which are imprinted lots of funny dark squiggles. But one glance at it and you’re inside the mind of another person, maybe somebody dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, an author is speaking clearly…

I believe in the magic of books…

“I believe in the magic of books. I believe that during certain periods in our lives we are drawn to particular books whether it’s strolling down the aisles of a bookshop with no idea whatsoever of what it is that we want to read and suddenly finding the most perfect, most wonderfully suitable book staring…