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“And if I get a little chemically imbalanced in the head, like we all know I tend to get sometimes, and I don’t want my parents or brother knowing, Will’s like, ‘We’ll deal with it.’ He’s never said, ‘Snap out of it,’ and he’s never said, ‘I don’t get it,’ and he’s never said, ‘I’ll fix it up.’ He just says, ‘You’re not up to going back to uni to finish your Honors this year? Big deal. There’s next year. We’ll deal with it.’” She nods. “That’s what he does well.”—Melina Marchetta, The Piper’s Son
I love books with meaning. The books that keep you awake long after you read the last words. I love the books that make you cry harder than you thought possible, but you want to reread them the very next day. There’s just something so perfect about an author who can make you feel so much all at once.