Books, Always.

peterhale:

this is the biggest gpoy of my life right now 

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homogayhorse:

*presses the button* *worships the button* *becomes the button*

enjoy your fictional characters you nerds

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punning should be an olympic sport please hear me ancient greek gods and make it so

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teamfreesnuggles:

trying to rationalize your way out of an ambiguous character death like

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  • Me: [to my friend] Sam, when we get out of the train, I'm taking you out with me.
  • Her: Why?
  • Me: Because that sign says to take your rubbish out with you *points to train sign* *laughs at my own joke until I almost cry*
  • Her: Oh my goodness are you serious are you kidding me not funny not funny at all.
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If we were numbers, I would be a positive integer and you would be a surd, because I’m rational and you’re irrational.
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Anonymous: Why do you like to read ya books so much if you're almost 30?

bookdrunkinlove:

My life is full of responsibility. I am responsible for the food, clothing, and shelter of another person, as well as myself. I both work full time and go to school full time. If I don’t do the cleaning, the cooking, the laundry, or pay the bills, none of those things would get done. My life is full of adult responsibilities, and good lord I don’t want to read about them as well.

I love reading about people falling in love for the first time. I love reading about young people saving the world, because that is something that may just need to happen someday. I love reading about people whose problems are easily fixed with a kiss. Or whose only concern is homework, or trying to find where the cafeterias are from their dorm rooms. 

I don’t only read ya. I do read adult books as well. But sometimes I have so much on my plate already. That if one more heavy thing gets added I might break. I need something light to counteract that. Fantasy books, romance novels, and ya books make that burden a little lighter and easier to bear. It’s why I read. To get away from everything I have to do everyday. So no I don’t want to read books about marriages, mortgages, and work problems. With custody battles, court, or heavy issues. I read for enjoyment, and those are not things I enjoy in life or reading about.

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Gravity-Defying Land Art by Cornelia Konrads

German artist  creates mind-bending site-specific installations in public spaces, sculpture parks and private gardens around the world. Her work is frequently punctuated by the illusion of weightlessness, where stacked objects like logs, fences, and doorways appear to be suspended in mid-air, reinforcing their temporary nature as if the installation is beginning to dissolve before your very eyes. One of her more recent sculptures, Schleudersitz is an enormous slingshot made from a common park bench, and you can get a great idea of what it might be like to sit inside it with this interactive 360 degree view.

I don’t know why exactly, but this really feels very Raven-boys-esque to me. 

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Anonymous: Hey i was just wondering how do you organize your notes?

studylikeadoctor:

Ok, some of you have asked me this question so I’m going to give you a more detailed answer!! 

Let’s take a look at my biochemistry notes for example: 

I write the titles in blue, and the subtitles in another shade of blue. I use a simple pilot or blue bic byro to write down my notes and a black pen to write titles or important things. As you can see, I color code too, using pens and highlighters of the same color. 

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I write tables and flow charts in different colored pages and then I glue them to my notebooks, so they stand out when I open my notebooks. 

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I use lots of keys to talk about the reaction that is beside it: regulation methods, isozymes, etc. I write the name of the enzymes in green and highlight it, and I draw an exclamation mark in red for important things that I mustn’t forget, or in this case, for signaling that this specific enzyme is an important regulation point of the biochemical pathway. 

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As you can see, I use plenty of colored sticky notes to highlight important information, clinical details and clinical applications. I write in red important things that are keys to remember general information about the chemical pathway or regulation strategies. 

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Same here: More sticky notes, more highlighting, more color coding. 

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I also write diagrams of biochemical pathways and color code each enzyme, explaining beside in the same color how that enzyme works. 

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Sticky notes everywhere!!!!!!! 

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And more diagrams. As you can see, I also use colors that are commonly used in daily life with some determined significance. For example, in this regulation system, I use a green pen to write which molecules boost the activity of said enzyme, because it means “hey enzyme, you’re ready to work, go ahead” and the red pen for those molecules that block that enzyme, meaning “nope, you can’t work anymore”, as if it was a traffic light! 

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As for my anatomy notes, let’s take a look too: 

I like to draw as much as I can while studying anatomy. This way you’ll have to take a closer look and you’ll realize so many details you weren’t aware of before!!! For example, in this page I used a different colored pen for each cartilage of the larynx! Add sticky notes to remark important details! 

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More color coding, more draws! 

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The same as with biochemistry, a plain pen to write down all my notes, color highlighting to relate everything and create a mental image of what you’re studying. Red pen for things you mustn’t forget, like, ever. 

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More color coding, more sticky notes. I used a different color here for every structure that we can see in the larynx in a patient (also, more sticky notes. Surprised?) 

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And finally, more color coding for the structures of the larynx: same color for muscles, same color for creases… 

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So that’s basically it! No gran system to it, to be honest. Just some color coding and, ha, lots of sticky notes. 

Hope this was helpful!!! 

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What I Love:
  • When a day is beautifully bright and sunny after 2 months of continuous rain
  • Cookies and tim tams
  • Laughing with a friend over something that really isn’t funny
  • Doing better than expected on a test
  • Art
  • Not working (yay)
  • Getting into a good book after not reading for months
  • Learning something in class that makes you feel excited
  • Watching Harry Potter. Reading Harry Potter. Always, Harry Potter.
  • For once, not having a million thoughts buzzing around in your head and being able to relax and enjoy your time :)
  • Making people laugh
  • Imagining the future
  • When you see a picture of yourself and you like it
  • When youtube loads fast
  • Finding something you lost
  • Sitting down for half an hour and writing something that’s, you know, half okay
  • Having a movie/ TV series marathon
  • Walking out of the house feeling like a million dollars
  • Watching or reading something that inspires you
  • Hot showers
  • Painting your nails perfectly
  • Sleeping in on a rainy day and snuggling under the covers and ignoring the world for another few hours
  • When a new book comes in the mail
  • Unexpected compliments
  • New paper. Fresh paper. Also new stationery.
  • Riding on a roller coaster, having the wind rush past you, and feeling free
  • When you’re surrounded by people you’re comfortable with and who can make you laugh and you’re all just having a good time
  • Playing a piece on the piano perfectly.  
  • Disney movies
  • Chocolate (especially dark)
  • Seeing a really good movie in the cinemas
  • Hercule Poirot and Agatha Christie
  • Drawing
  • Eating something without feeling guilty about it
  • When you write a really good essay
  • Going through old photos and messages that bring back happy memories (good times, good times.)
  • Having a nice conversation with someone that leaves you feeling warm and better on the inside than before the conversation.
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Hi! Hello!!
**Semi-hiatus**
(Sorry guys, but I've been really sick lately and school's also being a pain. Hopefully I'll be back in month or two!)

I am a massive book nerd and love anything to do with books! I mainly post book quotes and pretty book pictures, as well as the occasional review and other book-related lists.
At the moment, most of the books I read are Young Adult Fiction but I honestly enjoy reading books from basically every genre.
My favourite books and book series (and the fandoms I am active in) are:
• Harry Potter (of course)
• The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater!!
• The Legend Trilogy by Marie Lu!!
• ALL of Melina Marchetta's books (but especially On the Jellicoe Road and the Lumatere Chronicles)
• More. Many, many more books.
I love chatting about books and am always happy when people suggest books for me to read, so please send me a message anytime!! And we can discuss books. Mmmm….

Recently Read and Enjoyed: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell, A Corner of White by Jaclyn Moriarty, THE DREAM THIEVES by Maggie Stiefvater.

Currently Reading: Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta (re-read. Actually, this is my fourth time re-reading it).
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