God Bless My Bookseller Discount (or What I’ve Been Reading) -The Rosie Project - Graeme Simsion
“I haven’t changed my mind. That’s the point! I want to spend my life with you even though it’s totally irrational. And you have short earlobes. Socially and genetically there’s no reason for me to be attracted to you. The only logical conclusion is that I must be in love with you.”
Persephone Books reprints neglected fiction and non-fiction by mid-twentieth century (mostly women) writers.”
saying feminism is unnecessary because you don’t feel oppressed is like saying fire extinguishers are unnecessary because your house isn’t on fire
A great sorrow, and one that I am only beginning to understand: we don’t get to choose our own hearts. We can’t make ourselves want what’s good for us or what’s good for other people. We don’t get to choose the people we are (…)
How do we know what’s right for us? Every shrink, every career counselor, every Disney princess knows the answer: “Be yourself.” “Follow your heart.” Only here’s what I really, really want someone to explain to me. What if one happens to be possessed of a heart that can’t be trusted—?
hallelujah, i’m gonna take you for all that you got; a jack benjamin mix for partying hard, banging randoms, and usurping your father’s throne.
no offense but what the fuck am i doing