the mole is a creature I admire
“I’m a big believer in first lines. If a writer doesn’t grab you with their first sentence, even in a literary novel, they might need
“He would have to get used to it, she thought. He would have to get used to her being more and more preoccupied with books.”
“Why can’t people just sit and read books and be nice to each other?” David Baldacci, The Camel Club
“She was happiest when sitting about and reading. She had read thousands of books, seeing no point in doing anything else unless you had to.”
“My favorite book is The Mysterious Island. I order my books from a flimsy catalog the teacher hands out to every student in the class.