Finding out that someone loves the same bookS as you? Hello, instant new best friend! Love LibraryThing and GoodReads online but it sure seems like people who share my reading tastes are everywhere in the world. except my neighborhood!
When you read a book, the neurons in your brain fire overtime deciding what the characters are wearing, how they're standing, and what it feels like the first time they kiss. The words make suggestions, your brain paints the picture"
cinderellainrubbershoes: “Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people who never knew each other, citizens of distant epochs. Books break the shackles of time. A book is a proof that humans are capable of magic” -Carl Sagan
Books are delightful society. If you go into a room and find it full of books - even without taking them from the shelves they seem to speak to you, to bid you welcome. William Gladstone, Prime Minister, UK, C.