Hey word nerds and bookworms, get off this godforsaken internet, put on your readers and enjoy #BookLoversDay. But before you do, read these very good tweets.
My YA novel, CANCER TEENS, is being hailed by critics as a "…cheap knock-off…" and "deeply cynical money grab."
— Jim Gavin (@jimatdeltaco) October 2, 2015
If you're walking past a bookstore that is open in the middle of the night, go into that bookstore.
— Doth (@DothTheDoth) July 16, 2017
Just described a kid as "the type who tells you Dumbledore dies in Book 6 when he sees you reading Book 2"
— Gloria Fallon (@GloriaFallon123) December 20, 2015
mark, my words. *mark brings me a dictionary* thanks mark
— philippe iujvidin (@philyuck) August 1, 2013
I'm looking for the kind of life stress that an adult coloring book might solve.
— Elizabeth Hackett (@LizHackett) November 9, 2015
Any book can be an adult coloring book if you dgaf.
— Howard Mittelmark (@HMittelmark) June 19, 2016
A vegan cookbook where every recipe starts with a long sigh.
— Andy Ross (@waitforandy) April 17, 2015
A man reading a thesaurus saunters into a tavern.
— Steve Mieczkowski (@IGotsSmarts) July 20, 2013
There's going to be two hits: me hitting the books and you also hitting the books. I want this study date to go well, Bill.
— Atman Thakrar (@AtmanThakrar) May 6, 2015
every Fresh Air interview
Terry: so your book is about the Donner Party. have you ever consumed human flesh?
Author: well Terry
— Eileen Curtright (@eileencurtright) March 21, 2017
Pretty cool trend in books where super rich genetically blessed famous ladies with famous parents give us life advice.
— Kendra Alvey (@Kendragarden) April 26, 2016
Opened a used book I got on Amazon for $2 and some crumbs fell out
— Quinn Sutherland (@ReelQuinn) August 6, 2016
Just take those old records off the shelf. And take those old books off the shelf. Now take those old shelves to my new place. Help me move.
— Joe Berkowitz (@JoeBerkowitz) May 29, 2016
My brain in a bookstore: READ THE ONES YOU HAVE
— Karen Kilgariff (@KarenKilgariff) October 26, 2016
If someone says they just love the smell of books, I always want to pull them aside and be like, to be clear, do you know how reading works
— Bridger Winegar (@bridger_w) June 16, 2015
A stiff breeze blew my kilt over my head and I dropped my bucket of meatballs just like the cover of a romance novel.
— Karen (Tozzi) (@karentozzi) May 18, 2015
Writing tip: If a kid from "the wrong side of the tracks" meets a character w/a lot of books, have them say "You read all those books?"
— CalmTomb (@CalmTomb) June 5, 2017
From a crime novel by an author who's never done drugs:
John wanted coke. He needed to get high, get lost on it. He knew a dealer in Philly.
— Ira Parks (@IraParks) August 14, 2016
My parents moved, but fortunately my childhood Garfield book collection made it to their new house. pic.twitter.com/kFvepusRxR
— Dan McQuade (@dhm) June 8, 2016
wow. never realized. pic.twitter.com/nTX7CKbW2y
— Real Chip Zdarsky (@zdarsky) March 18, 2016
"this corrupt city needs a hard rain. a hard penetrating rain for a dirty city. a thrusting rain. god so deep" – from my novel Sex Rain
— Eli Terry (@EliTerry) May 22, 2015
The pop-up book about a rat that I wrote is just a rat I put inside a hollowed out copy of Judy Blume's Wifey.
— Ted Travelstead (@trumpetcake) January 22, 2016
J.K. Rowlings 1st choices for names were 1)Gary Potter 2)Larry Potter but I already used them in my book Larry & Gary Potter: Twin Dipshits
— slick (@dlicj) January 16, 2015