In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them. ~Mark Twain [Well, opening and reading them is definitely a good thing, too.
25 Standalone Books To Read After Series Burnout (teens and adult books) I can vouch for American Gods and Eleanor and Park. I loved Marcus Zusak's The Book Thief. (I can vouch for none, but I'm keeping this pinner's tag for future reference).
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I stepped into the bookshop and breathed in that perfume of paper and magic that, strangely, no one had ever thought of bottling. -Carlos Ruiz Zafon, THE ANGELS GAME: Typewriter quote on cardstock by WritersWire