'How pleasant it is to spend an evening in this way! I declare that after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! — When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.' No one made any reply. She then yawned again, threw aside her book, and cast her eyes round the room in quest of some amusement. — from Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen (1775-1817)
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December 31, 2016

Happy new year!





There are years that ask questions and years that answer. 
Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God


For so many reasons, I hope that for all of us, 2017 will be a year that answers, bringing us happiness, health, hope, and joy. And more wonderful books that we can possibly ever read, and most of all, that we read them together.


2 comments:

Bellezza said...

Such lovely thoughts, Audrey. I wish the same for you, and I would love to read something with you again in 2017 (as I fondly remember when you and JoAnn included me in your Trollope endeavor). xo

JoAnn said...

Happy New Year, Audrey. Wishing you all the best for 2017!

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