God, I don't love much but I love words.
First lines did not define last pages in real life the way they did in books.
Archie says books are our best lovers and our most provoking friends.
I reminded myself that a beginning and an ending are two different places, and, in real life, you might be able to make your own ending, whatever had gone before.
But you say it “in-TREE-ging”, LJ, not “in-trig-you-ing”.’ I said it back to her, ‘In-TREE-ging.’ (Okay, this is a problem with books. But the only one.)
It's good to be reminded that the world is full of stories that are, potentially, at least as painful as yours.