songswithoutwords said: When the 60 days are up, can you post the entire list?? So many good recommendations and I know that I’ve missed a few…

I’m sure if/when Nafiza has the time, she would be happy to do this for you. Until that time, you could maybe browse the “100happybookdays” tag: http://thebookwars.tumblr.com/tagged/100happybookdays

Cheers!

In a partnership between The Mayfair Theatre, a local indie cinema which is fabulous (and has a lifesize figurine of an Alien… from Alien among other things in it’s décor) had a screening of The Forgotten Kingdom directed by Andrew Mudge and also the book launch of A Girl in Lesotho written by the found of Help Lesotho (http://helplesotho.org/ is a charity based here in Ottawa) Dr. Peg Herbert. At first, because I knew nothing about Lesotho, including how to pronounce LE-SO-TO, I wasn’t sure I would go but then I thought – a book event incorporating an interesting Non Profit, right here in Ottawa, I gotta go!

Read more here: An Evening on The Forgotten Kingdom By @helplesotho and @mayfairtheatre

Day 60: Wonders of the Invisible World by Patricia Mckillip. This book of stories is wondrous and spurred my love for Mckillip’s writing.  #100happybookdays #bookstagram #books #fantasy #shortstories

Day 60: Wonders of the Invisible World by Patricia Mckillip. This book of stories is wondrous and spurred my love for Mckillip’s writing. #100happybookdays #bookstagram #books #fantasy #shortstories

lovelybookslovelylife:

Took me a while but I no longer finish bad books!

lovelybookslovelylife:

Took me a while but I no longer finish bad books!

penguinteen:

A quote so nice, we’re posting it twice. Enjoy the full interview with John Green here. 

penguinteen:

A quote so nice, we’re posting it twice. Enjoy the full interview with John Green here

pandemoinum:

YA Literature 4/? - Daughter of Smoke and Bone; Laini Taylor

"Once upon a time, an angel lay dying in the mist.

And a devil knelt over him and smiled.” 

this-spark-is-enough:

I have so many books that I want to read,

but none that I want to read right now.

Therefore, I must buy more books.

"Do I contradict myself?
Very well then I contradict myself,
I am large, I contain multitudes."
Walt Whitman (via theimperfectideal)

"Why Am I So Bad At Being Good?": On Bad Boys (And Girls)

“Why Am I So Bad At Being Good?”: On Bad Boys (And Girls)

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SURPRISE SATURDAY POST! So, yeah, I have a confession to make … *deep breath* I really like bad boy characters. I also really like bad girl characters, though “bad” in this case means different things- I’ll get to that too, so don’t worry.

To be clear, I am not talking about the “bad” boys/girls who actually reside on the villainous scale of things. (Though classic bad boys tend to break the law…

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humansofnewyork:

"I’m going to be an astronaut. There’s another world out there. And I want to go there."
(Jammu, India)

humansofnewyork:

"I’m going to be an astronaut. There’s another world out there. And I want to go there."

(Jammu, India)