When Chloe Adams' fiance dumps her the night before their wedding, two girlfriends from her book group decide a little adventure is in order for the three of them. After all, why let a perfectly good honeymoon cruise go to waste?
Adventure? Chloe Adams? No way! Chloe's lived in one town... read more
“If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast. (sic)”
A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul. Johann Wolfgang von GoetheHighlighted by 39 Kindle customers
“It is nothing to die; it is horrible not to live.” “Who said that?” “Jean Valjean in Les Misérables.”Highlighted by 33 Kindle customers
Marjorie Morningstar and From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler.Highlighted by 20 Kindle customers
Philippians 4:8: “whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable . . . think about such things.”Highlighted by 20 Kindle customers
How do you explain to a nonreader that books aren’t just things but treasured friends? Companions?Highlighted by 19 Kindle customers
One can no more prevent the mind from returning to an idea than the sea from returning to a shore. Les MisérablesHighlighted by 19 Kindle customers
Be it true or false, what is said about men often has as much influence upon their lives, and especially upon their destinies, as what they do. Les MisérablesHighlighted by 19 Kindle customers
A faith is a necessity to man. Woe to him who believes nothing. Les MisérablesHighlighted by 18 Kindle customers
Laughs are like wild mushrooms: they don’t deliver themselves to you — you have to go in search of them, whether by pursuing the unexpected, or by being totally crazy . . . to keep the adventure of living adventurous. French Women Don’t Get FatHighlighted by 18 Kindle customers
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. Sir Richard SteeleHighlighted by 15 Kindle customers
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