Tag: 3 Quotes, 3 Days | Day Two

Happy Thursday, all!

I was recently tagged by the lovely Jasmine (Jasmine’s Reading Blog) to take a stab at the fun 3 Quotes, 3 Days tag that’s making its rounds. Thanks again for the love!

Rules

  • Thank the person who nominated you
  • Post a quote for 3 consecutive days (1 quote for each day)
  • Nominate three new bloggers each day

Quote #2

But sometimes, unexpectedly, grief pounded over me in waves that left me gasping; and when the waves washed back, I found myself looking out over a brackish wreck which was illumined in a light so lucid, so heartsick and empty, that I could hardly remember that the world had ever been anything but dead.

~ Donna Tartt


I don’t have a special emotional connection to this quote beyond the fact that it’s gorgeous? I completely paused everything when I read it for the first time in Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch and had to text it, completely out of context, to a good handful of my friends just to say LOOK AT THESE PRETTY WORDS.

Are there any quotes that have prompted a similar immediate drop-everything reaction from you?

I’m tagging …

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Author: Kaila

My name is Kaila, and I'm a bibliophile with a love of traveling and adventure. When I'm not buried in a book - preferably mysteries, thrillers, and fantasies - you'll find me at work as a software engineer or training as an amateur Muay Thai fighter ... no dull moments here!

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