Deciding what to do for a science fair is hard. It’s hard because what you really have to do is choose what not to do. Because you could do anything. You could do millions of different things. Except you can only do one thing. So after you choose all the stuff not to do, then you look at what’s left over. And that’s what you do.
They used a compass and all kinds of fancy golden gadgets to make sure they were on course, but Baldwin’s favorite method, as Anastasia would learn over the next few nights, was the stars.
–The League of Beastly Dreadfuls 2: The Dastardly Deed by Holly Grant
“A lady strives for perfection. What’s the point of doing anything unless you do it as well as you possibly can?”
–The Classy Crooks Club by Alison Cherry
To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.
He was, however, extraordinary, and that tended to scare townsfolk, who were hooked on the Ordinary with a capital O, and preferred their day-to-day served without any Extra.
–Beyond the Laughing Sky by Michelle Cuevas
He took great pleasure in teasing her; he’d decided that Bee was no name for a person, and that it must just be the first letter of her real name. So every time he came in, he addressed her by a new and awful name that started with B.
–Baker’s Magic by Diane Zahler
Question of the Day: What’s your favorite word?
Ali loved words, and she especially loved that words and names, like shoes, could fit.