If he says his favorite book is Lolita you need to GTFO.
Yes, children’s books are for entertainment purpose. Maybe, for the younger children, these books are made for them as some nice, soft cereals for children before they “chew” harder books. But, sometimes people forget how books that could change their perspective in life could come from anywhere.
Hermoine Granger is actually based on Rowling’s 11-year-old self. Precious.
“He stepped down, trying not to look long at her, as if she were the sun, yet he saw her, like the sun, even without looking.” — Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
I reread the same books that make me feel a million things, over and over again. I carry two around in my purse, just in case I have a second to stop and relive the words.
“When you love someone, you say their name different. Like it’s safe inside your mouth.”
These steamy literary passages will have you questioning why you ever scroll through Netflix when you can pick up a book instead…
“Ernest Hemingway writes literature and why Joan Didion writes women’s literature.”
If The Fault in Our Stars is your favorite book, you’re still a kid at heart, and you believe that everything happens for a reason.
Sometimes books really do have all the answers.