Karana Blue

All about a good mug of coffee and a good piece of fiction. Pen and paper. Scenes snips that sizzle. Read the Printed Word!

Karana's favorites book montage

We Live in Water
Beautiful Ruins
These Days
The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair
The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry: Free Preview plus Bonus Material

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Here is our animated trailer for the latest novel from Haruki Murakami - Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage.

You can hide memories, suppress them, but you can’t erase the history that produced them. […] If nothing else, you need to remember that. You can’t erase history, or change it. It would be like destroying yourself.
Haruki Murakami, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage (via anamorphosis-and-isolate)
Her happiness balances on book spines.
six word story #22 (via masochistic-dreamers)

(via coffeenclassics)

I buy books—physical, analog books, usually from my local bookstore because I want it to remain my local bookstore.

No trans fats.

"When a woman has to be in a leadership position, how do you do that without being worried about being considered strident or harsh?"


deckled edges

Why complicate your life when it did not need complicating, when you had a choice? ….
Memories like shrapnel, forever embedded, infected by what had come later…words of love and undying devotion, times of sublime happiness, lies upon lies upon lies…his attention kept sliding away from the stories he was reading.
The Silkworm, Robert Galbraith


Joshua Ferris, Karen Joy Fowler, Siri Hustvedt, and Richard Powers are the first crop of Americans to be featured on a Booker Prize longlist, announced today. The whole longlist here.