From the Other Side of the Signing Table

“I don’t know what to say to you,” the girl said. “Um, thanks, I guess.”

“Thanks is good,” I replied.

Silence stretched, punctuated only by the scuffle of a Sharpie on a page.

We were in the same boat, the girl and I — both at a book festival, both at the end of a long day full of people, both in a signing line that had been going on for an hour already. There was only one big difference between us: she was on one side of the table, and I was on the other. Sometimes that difference seems to matter more than others.

Before I was published, I read a lot of accounts of what it was like to have your work out there, but I never read anything about what it was like to have yourself out there. I suppose I never really thought about it, to tell you the truth. I thought you wrote a book and hopefully people liked it and if I thought about book tours at all, I figured they involved standing on a stage for a bit before disappearing into a rental car. The truth, however, is that now — ten years and fifteen novels in to my career — most of my hours in front of people are spent in a signing line. Forty minutes on a stage or behind a table for a panel, and then two or three hours meeting a few hundred strangers. I had no idea what it would be like.

This is what it’s like.

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{PART 23} I Won’t Stop You (M) // Jeon Jungkook, Vampire!AU

Originally posted by jengkook

Pairing: Jungkook x Reader

Genre: Vampire!AU, Fantasy, Angst, Smut

Summary; Prince Jeon Jungkook, the first of his name, teaches you the meaning of loyalty and respect. And while you submit to him entirely, you and Jungkook both think about the future, and he can’t help his love and desire to protect you overflow.

“He loved her in her entirety. He wanted to undress her mind, make love to her thoughts and deepest insecurities. She wanted to bring down the many cold walls he had built around him; and he welcomed her with open arms.”

I update this series every Tuesday evening, 9pm-10pm (UK Time)

Please note: This chapter contains scenes of a sexual nature.

{Part 1} // {Part 22} {Part 23} {Part 24}

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When in doubt, read Harry Potter!
  • Me: Ugh TBR list help me! I want to read but I don't know what to read.
  • My TBR list: Well you're lucky, 'cause we have a lot of books on this list.
  • Me:
  • My TBR list: Maybe Queen of Shadows? Fangirl? Twilight?
  • Me:
  • My TBR list: Oh! What about A court of Wings and Ruin! You still haven't finished that one.
  • Me:
  • My TBR list: Maybe The shiver series—
  • Me:
  • My TBR list: Game of Thrones—
  • Me: You know what! I'm going to read Harry Potter again!
  • My TBR list:
  • Me:
  • My TBR list:
  • Me:
  • My TBR list: But—
  • Me: *gets covered in blankets*
  • My TBR list: Wait what are you-
  • Me: *takes all her Harry Potter books out and starts reading*
  • My TBR list: *Sighs* Every damn time
I am too alone in the world, and yet not alone enough
to make every hour holy.
I am too small in the world, and yet not tiny enough
just to stand before you like a thing,
dark and shrewd.
I want my will, and I want to be with my will
as it moves towards deed;
and in those quiet, somehow hesitating times,
when something is approaching,
I want to be with those who are wise
or else alone.
I want always to be a mirror that reflects your whole being,
and never to be too blind or too old
to hold your heavy, swaying image.
I want to unfold.
Nowhere do I want to remain folded,
because where I am bent and folded, there I am lie.
And I want my meaning
true for you. I want to describe myself
like a painting that I studied
closely for a long, long time,
like a word I finally understood,
like the pitcher of water I use every day ,
like the face of my mother,
like a ship
that carried me
through the deadliest storm of all.
Book challenge

Day 5- A book that makes you happy.

The Shiver Series. Even though this book wasn’t all rainbows and sunshine it was really cute and adorable. The main characters were such a cute couple. Every time i think about it i just kinda smile. :)

Day 6- A book that makes you sad.

oh boy.. The Forest of Hands and Teeth series. my Buddha these books scarred me for life. The writer is so good, her words are so powerful they just make you feel afraid and hurt and laugh. So much suffering those books. It takes place in the future when theres a zombie apocolypse and it follows 3 girls. There’s like two love squares. shits crazy.

Day 7- most underrated book.

The Scorpio Races for sure. This book got no attention but it was so unique and written in a poetic way that i love so much. A great love story about two teens trying to find themselves and race on killer man eating water horses. Holy Buddha. Why don’t people love it!??


Hi, I’m a new blog dedicated to all those who love to read. Im here to be a fangirl and ship all characters together.
I’m just book trash to be honest
So if you want to fangirl or just chat about books dm me
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•ACOTAR series by Sara J Maas
•TOG series by Sara J Maas
•Red Queen series by Victoria Avayard
•Half Bad series by Sally Green
•Shiver series by Maggie Stiefvater
•Fallen series by Lauren Kate
•Shadow and Bone series by Leigh Bardugo
•Snow like Ashes series by Sara Raasch
•The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare
• Caraval by Stephanie Garber
• The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken
•Frostblood by Elly Blake
•The Darkest Part Of The Forest by Holly Black

And that’s just some of my favourites I have read, thanks 💜

jar jar binks from “star wars”

that’s definitely not an unpopular opinion, since jar jar binks is the most hated character in the series, and often even referred to as the most hated fictional character in history of film. we wouldn’t go THAT far, but jar jar is, in fact, awful. he was first introduced in episode one - “the phantom menace”, and he basically ruined it the moment he appeared on screen. the way he speaks and behaves has been interpreted as racist and generally offensive multiple times. the prequels deal with some dark and heavy political topics, and jar jar was supposed to make it all a little bit less heavy. but yeah, that didn’t work. the hatred towards that character that exploded after “the phantom menace” literally made george lucas cut his screentime in the next movies to an absolute minimum, thank the maker! we have no idea what on earth was going through lucas’ head when he thought jar jar binks would be a great idea. and to think he wanted to make this character play an important role in the series? *shivers* the only explanation to this would be that crazy theory that we might or might not absolutely believe to be true, that jar jar binks is actually a powerful sith lord in disguise, on a mission to destroy the galaxy (if you haven’t heard of it, please do yourself a favor and google it, but take into consideration that it will change you as a person). if that’s not the case, then jar jar binks remains a mystery to us, because including a character so unnecessary is just weird when you think about george lucas’ genius in general.