conspicuously invisible


Read Around America! - DELAWARE

Bringing up the Bones – Lara Zeises

“I`m a mess. I know, I know – what`s new? But this is different. (…). This is you being gone. This is you being everywhere, except where I need you to be.”

Fight Club – Chuck Palahniuk

“It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything.”

The Unbearable Book Club for Unsinkable Girls – Julie Schumacher

“My mother says that some books are good no matter when you read them, and some are good at a particular moment; they come into your life at just the right time.”

The Book of Unknown Americans – Cristina Henriquez

“I felt the way I often felt in this country - simultaneously conspicuous and invisible, like an oddity whom everyone noticed but chose to ignore.”

The Saint of Lost Things – Christopher Castellani

“For a time, Maddalena knew so few English words that each carried memories from the day she’s learned it.”

A Light in the Storm: The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin, Fenwick Island, Delaware, 1861 – Karen Hesse

“We might not belong to anyone else in this whole world. But us Faulstiches, we belong to each other.”

Hawkes Harbor – S.E. Hinton

“…but I’ve never regretted it. You can’t regret experience.”

West of Rehoboth – Alexz D. Pate

“But believe me, there is beauty in it still. Truth. The light of freshness is buried in us and in every moment we breathe. It is there. Sometimes we are so encrusted, so rotted over with misery, bad situations, that we can’t see it. Feel it. But it is there.”

Cure for the Common Breakup – Beth Kendrick

“Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. This is your captain speaking.”

(@livvvhobbs I hope these work!)