Category: "Books: Excerpt"

September 14th, 2012
Brandon Sanderson - The Well of AscensionWomen are difficult enough to understand, he thought, and I had to go and pick the oddest one of the lot.

September 12th, 2012
Michael Chabon - Maps and Legends: Reading and Writing Along the BorderlandsAll novels are sequels; influence is bliss.

September 10th, 2012
Brandon Sanderson - The Well of AscensionYet, he was coming to realize that he could love her even if he didn't completely understand her.

September 6th, 2012
One Big Thing by Phil CookeDestiny wants to be pursued. It wants to be discovered. Why? Because it's in the journey we learn to understand and value what it means.

September 4th, 2012
Eldest by Christopher Paolini"If I may be arrogant enough to offer advice, I've found that it's essential for my sanity to allocate a certain portion of the day for my own interests."

August 31st, 2012
Brandon Sanderson - Mistborn"The idea of someone who can play with their emotions, who can mystically get them to do certain things, makes them uncomfortable. What they do not realize -- and what you must realize -- is that manipulating others is something that all people do. In fact, manipulation is at the core of our social interaction."

August 29th, 2012
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane SetterfieldThe separation of twins is no ordinary separation. Imagine surviving an earthquake. When you come to, you find the world unrecognizable. The horizon is in a different place. The sun has changed color. Nothing remains of the terrain you know. As for you, you are alive. But it is not the same as living. It's no wonder the survivors of such disasters so often wish they had perished with the others.

August 27th, 2012
Eldest by Christopher PaoliniThere must be a solution hidden amid my knowledge, if only I'm creative enough.

August 23rd, 2012
Brandon Sanderson - MistbornKelsier snorted. "If you're always on time, it implies that you never have anything better you should be doing."

April 30th, 2012
Rise of the Evening Star by Brandon Mull"Can you see the power emotion has to distort our outlook? Makes you wonder, did you have a bad day, or did you make it a bad day?"