As heard last night:
A single word can lead to tragedy.
It is possible to make no mistakes and still lose. That is not a weakness. That is life.
It was comforting to think how childhood shrank in the rearview mirror of time. That proportion of my life, that giant black hole, would only get smaller and smaller.
Necessary People by Anna Pitoniak
“It’s a Wednesday night, baby, and I’m alive.”
My favorites –
There was a comfort in making lists, in knowing just what to put on them, in checking off items accomplished.
The Invited, Jennifer McMahon
…it is only one of a hundred bad stories that must be overlooked every day. To close one’s eyes can be an act of survival.
The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker
by Taylor Jenkins Reid
And now that I’ve finished it, maybe I can finally get some sleep.
I’ve stayed up way too late finishing another book by Taylor Jenkins Reid because her stuff is just so good and really resonates with me. I love her writing style.
I particularly loved these passages:
I’ve already started another one of her novels, but I have to force myself to give it up for tonight.
I haven’t been this enamored with an author for a while. I love it when this happens.