Author: Catherine Gilbert Murdock Number of Pages: 274 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Release Date: April 30, 2006 "When you don’t talk, there’s a lot of stuff that ends up not getting said. Harsh words indeed, from Brian Nelson of all people. But, D. J. can’t help admitting, maybe he’s right. When you don’t talk, there’s a lot of stuff … Continue reading dnf: DAIRY QUEEN

QUOTE: The Beginning of Everything

"But I know that isn't true; history is filled with fictional people. And even the epigraph Fitzgerald placed at the beginning of The Great Gatsby is by a writer who doesn't exist. We have all been fooled into believing in people who are entirely imaginary- made-up prisoners in a hypothetical panopticon. but the point isn't whether or … Continue reading QUOTE: The Beginning of Everything

QUOTE: A Prayer for Owen Meany

“Every American should be forced to live outside the United States for a year or two. Americans should be forced to see how ridiculous they appear to the rest of the world! They should listen to someone else's version of themselves--to anyone else's version! Every country knows more about America than Americans know about themselves! … Continue reading QUOTE: A Prayer for Owen Meany

QUOTE: Moby Dick

“There are certain queer times and occasions in this strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes this whole universe for a vast practical joke, though the wit thereof he but dimly discerns, and more than suspects that the joke is at nobody's expense but his own.”  ~ Moby Dick by Herman Melville Even though … Continue reading QUOTE: Moby Dick

visit the in-between place.

I've got some exciting news! (drum roll please.) The fantastic Erin of The In-Between Place has allowed me to become a co-blogger! This means that in addition to running this blog, I will also be posting bookish posts a few times a week on hers. In no way will my posting on Nutfreenerd be impacted … Continue reading visit the in-between place.