Welcome to Read and Tell It Like It Is

"To read a book for the first time is to make an acquaintance with a new friend; to read it for a second time it to meet an old one." - Chinese Saying

Quote of the Day

"A fine quotation is a diamond on the finger of a man of wit, and a pebble in the hand of a fool."- Joseph Roux

"I quote others only to better express myself." Michel Montaigne

June 9, 2011 -  "'You are not leaving me here alone,' I say. Because if he dies, I'll never really go home, not really. I'll spend the rest of my life in this arena trying to think my way out." (The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins)

June 1, 2011 - "No matter how dangerous the future might be, or how much we simply wanted to be together, not fighting the angels wasn't an option. It just wasn't." (Willow from Angel Burn by L.A. Weatherly)

May 28, 2011 -“That's not true at all,” he disagreed. “It's not the face, but the expressions on it. It's not the voice, but what you say. It's not how you look in that body, but the things you do with it. You are beautiful." (Ian from The Host by Stephenie Meyer)

May 27, 2011 -"Even though there were no shortage of hotties in Manhattan, finding an age-approptiate, unmarried hottie with a good job was like getting a really great gift-with-purchase--they were only available while supplies lasted. Where as finding an unmarried, age-appropriate hottie with a good job who wasn't afraid to commit would be like locating the Holy Grail--we've all heard it exists, though we've yet to see it for ourselves." (Narrator from Fly Me To the Moon by Alyson Noel)