Favorite Line Fridays: First Summer Read

"All I will say is that you show up for your friends on their hardest days. And you hold their hand through the roughest parts. Life is about who is holding your hand and, I think, whose hand you commit to holding." - Taylor Jenkins Reid, DAISY JONES & THE SIX and this..."I think you …

Favorite Line Fridays (On Wednesday!!!)

"Regina had torn down the old house with its tin roof and charming porch and built--well, Lillian didn't really know what it was. The outside was pink, the color of that horrible medicine. It had king-sized double doors, Mediterranean arches, and dozens and dozens of lights. They came on like clockwork every night, the glare blinding. She'd often thought it was a wonder they couldn't see that house lit up clear to Charleston." #deadlycharm #southernfiction #mystery #suspense #SinCnational #LethalLadiesCVA #SinCCentralVA #shortstories #anthology

Favorite Line Fridays

"The fault, dear Brutus, is not in the stars, but in our ourselves." and, of course, "Beware the Ides of March." William Shakespeare, JULIUS CAESAR. It's possible that this play spawned one of the earliest and most famous of superstitions and "bad luck" days. I don't personally consider it on par with Friday the 13th, …

Favorite Line Fridays

"Sometimes you need to scorch things to the ground and start over. After the burning, the soil is richer, and new things can grow. People are like that, too. They start over. They find a way."  Celeste Ng, LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE Resilience. In big ways and small. It's in our nature. It's part of our …

Favorite Line Fridays

"Every book, every volume you see here, has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and of those who read it and lived and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strengthens." Carlos Ruiz Zafon, THE SHADOW …

Favorite Line Fridays

"Can you believe the weather?...Actually, I CAN believe the weather. What I can't believe is that I'm actually having a conversation about the weather." Maria Semple, WHERE'D YOU GO, BERNADETTE This is a book I loved and I am seriously looking forward to seeing the movie version with Cate Blanchett. It's not often that I …