'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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May 24, 2015

Some flowers for you



I started books as food five years ago today. The first comment {how exciting was that?!} was from the lovely Nicola, followed soon by the lovely Frances, and then by so many wonderful new bookish friends,,,all of you are treasured. I'm grateful, too, for the books and authors I would never have known about if not for being here with you.

Thank you.
Thank you.
Thank you.
Thank you.
Thank you.


{bookish bouquet from Etsy}


9 comments:

Lisa said...

A very happy anniversary, and many happy returns! You have introduced me to some wonderful books, not to mention some wonderful other bloggers.

Fleur Fisher said...

I wish you the loveliest of anniversaries. I'm so glad that our paths crossed and that we've been able to share some lovely books along the way.

Kay said...

Happy blogversary! And I love that bookish bouquet!

o said...

Happy blogiversary! :D

JoAnn said...

Happy Blogiversary! I'm so glad our paths crossed :)

Frances said...

Celebrating five years of your smart and gentle voice is a happy occasion indeed! I always love stopping by and seeing what you are reading and how it has struck you.

Terra said...

What a lovely bookish bouquet. I am a rather new follower and have been blogging for many a year too.

Cosy Books said...

Happy belated blog birthday wishes, Audrey! So glad you're enjoying the experience and one of my friends in the blogsphere. Gorgeous photo, by the way!

Vintage Reading said...

Yay! We love your blog, too Audrey. Nice to be part of the book blogosphere.

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