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For the Love of Books

A book is a set of written, printed, illustrated, or blank sheets, made of ink, paper, parchment, or other materials, usually fastened together to hinge at one side. A single sheet within a book is called a leaf, and each side of a leaf is called a page. A lover of books is usually referred to as a bibliophile or, more informally, a bookworm — an avid reader of books.

“A woman who writes has power, and a woman with power is feared.” -Gloria Anzaldúa

The Girl God

you knows it

So let's all read instead.

Reading won’t solve your problems…

The first rule of Thesaurus Club... ;) via Book Riot

JK Rowling in the cafe in Edinburgh where she started writing Harry Potter

JK Rowling is world's top-earning author at a cool £3m a week

Kate Welshman is an Australian author, wife, and mother of four children. She had several careers before becoming a full-time writer, as a barrister (trial attorney) and a horse riding coach. Her first young adult novel, Posse, was published by Random House in 2009, and she will release a range of titles in 2013 and 2014. Kate lives in Glenorie, New South Wales, on a horse farm with her family. She loves horses, dogs, cooking, and reading.

'Derry', a former home of author, May Gibbs, and an excellent example of Australian Federation Filigree architecture (1890 - 1914). The house is in Neutral Bay in Sydney's north, New South Wales, Australia.

Australian author Stephanie Laurens at her home in Macedon. Photo: Angela Wylie

Custom built window boxes adorn parlor floor windows at 70 Willow Street, Brooklyn Heights, former home of writer Truman Capote between 1955 and 1965.

Writer Nora Ephron in her NYC home office. Of all the pins I have contributed to Pinterest, this is the most often repinned. RIP Nora Ephron. You will be missed.

Wood Plank Desk in Front of Window with View of Ocean #writer'sdesk

Leanne Shapton looking adorbs, via pinkpagodastudio blog by way of google images

Varuna, the Writers' House Varuna is Australia's national residential writers' house in the former home of writers Eleanor and Dr Eric Dark.

The Tonnara di Scopello [ old Tuna processing factory ] home of writer Gavin Maxwell in the 1950's. Scopello, Castellammare Del Golfo , Sicily.

The Parlour at Carlyle's House, 24 Cheyne Row, London, the home of writer Thomas Carlyle and his wife from 1834 to 1881 ©NTPL/Nadia Mackenzie

Tennessee Williams -when he was seven years old, his father was promoted to a job at the home office of the International Shoe Company in St. Louis. His mother's continual search for what she considered to be an appropriate address, as well as his father's heavy drinking and loudly violent behavior, caused them to move numerous times around the city. He attended Soldan High School, a setting referred to in his work The Glass Menagerie. Later he studied at University City High School-wikipedia...

This woman is crazy genius. Back when smoking was deemed elegant. (Patricia Highsmith)