A large, still book is a piece of quietness, succulent and nourishing in a noisy world, which I approach and imbibe with "a sort of greedy enjoyment," as Marcel Proust said of those rooms of his old home whose air was "saturated with the bouquet of silence." ― Holbrook Jackson

I'm taking time to just read a book and think. I'm hoping I can just sleep until dinner time then go on a walk around the park. Read a book, think then sleep. Sounds good to me.

The coloring of this reminds me of your house (book in front of face minus the short skirt)

Reading as a Writer

read to learn. read to forget. read to escape but just read.

book, girl, and beautiful image

Rainy, chilly days in July call for big sweaters, comfy jeans, and almond milk lattes while reading beside the open window to hear the rain ☔

seabois:  Isabelle Adjani photographed by Jean-Claude Deutsch, 1973.


Isabelle Adjani enjoying a book by the fountain -- photographed by Jean-Claude Deutsch in

A stack of books and a warm cup of coffee...yes, please!

The Fine Art of Staying In (Fashion Illustration Print)

The Fine Art of Staying In Print by HNIllustration on Etsy A special illustration near and dear to my own heart.

this will be me when finals are over and i will finally have time to read books that aren't for class. :)))))

The 'NOT' Sylvia Plath photo -- French actress Barbara Laage 'Alone in Her Apartment Reading, Photographer: Nina Leen (LIFE Magazine, 3 June

Raising girls that LOVE to read! Such a great list!

The Mighty Girl Reading List: Ages 6-10

Girl Reading a Book Bookend

Girl Reading a Book Bookend

The Girl Reading a Book Bookend is one of many adorable and functional products in the MochiThings collection.