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Weekly Quote for Week-28 2020 ~ The Secret of Nightingale Wood

Weekly Quote for Week-28 2020 ~ The Secret of Nightingale Wood

The Secret of Nightingale Wood, Bird, Trees, Girl, Butterfly/Moth, Clouds, Historical Fiction, Lucy Strange, Blue, Red, Gray, Children's Books“Fluctuat nec mergitur.”
“Is that Latin?”
“Yes. It’s the motto of Paris–something like, Tossed but not sunk. The French translate it a bit more prettily–She is tossed by the waves but she does not sink.” Then he looked at me. “We’ve all been tossed by the waves, haven’t we, little ‘un? The t-trick is not to sink…”

Friday’s Page 69 ~ A Girl Called Justice

Friday’s Page 69 ~ A Girl Called Justice

A Girl Called Justice, Justice Jones, Elly Griffiths, Boarding School, Children's Books, Mystery, Historical Fiction, Murder, Girl, Clouds, Maids, Snow Storm
Justice hardly dared to breathe as feet clipped past her. Women’s feet, wearing stout walking shoes. Justice didn’t need her torch to identify the slim figure. It was Miss de Vere, wearing a black coat and hat. The headmistress ran down the stairs, her heavy shoes surprisingly light, and Justice heard the sound of a key in a lock. It must be the inner door. Yes, it made a soft, furtive click as it shut behind her.

Teaser Tuesday ~ Somewhere Among

Teaser Tuesday ~ Somewhere Among

Grandparents, pregnancy, bicycle, girl, sky, temple, skyscrapers, Somewhere Among, Annie Donwerth-Chikamatsu, Poetry, Children's Books, Historical Fiction, Realistic Fiction, Japan, US,
I decided 16% would be a nice number for today’s Teaser Tuesday.

This baby hears
more Japanese here-
Obaachan’s fussing about Jiichan
leaving tea rings on the table
bruising tomatoes on shop errands,
forgetting something on her list

the tv blaring
recipes,
drama,
and news all day long.

Top 10 Books February 2020

Top 10 Books February 2020

Morning all!

The Bees, Classroom 13, Buffalo Bill en de kleine zeemeermin, books, February, Favourites

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Friday’s Page 69 ~ The King of Crows

Friday’s Page 69 ~ The King of Crows

The King Of Crows, Libba Bray, Orange, Crow, Chair, Hat, Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Paranormal, Ghosts, Powers
The Diviners climbed through a back window, letting themselves into the shuttered Museum of American Folklore, Superstition, and the Occult. The beams from their flashlights traveled across what had once been home but now seemed unfamiliar. The glare gave the library’s spiral staircase an otherworldly haze and reflected off the stuffed grizzly bear’s lifeless gaze.