5 Best Bits – “A Very Special Year” by Thomas Montasser

Book Quotes are in bold. Cristina Thoughts are not.

The sky had been practising for Armageddon.

Personification is fun. The sky was practicing! Come on…that is cute.

They’d often come in just ‘to have a look around.’ But then they’d go away with one or several books that would often change their lives.

Isn’t that magic. Books can change your life!

You can sit in one spot, move your eyes across a page, and by the time you reach the end of it, you may be changed for the best and forever. Dang, books – you. are. good.

All the years had passed like this and nobody had noticed how wonderful they’d been.

Notice, Cristina! Notice notice notice! Take time to notice!

Elderly ladies haven’t always been elderly ladies.

Start at the beginning – I want to know everything!

“Oh maths is easy. Because everything always follows the rules. That’s why I like books. There are always surprises!”

I like having answers. I like that math is orderly and reasonable.

But I love the wonder of discovering the unexpected. Of accepting uncertainty. Of letting life – and books – surprise me.

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