7 3 0 W H I S P E R S : one for each night
The Sorting Hat placed you in Gryffindor. Stranger things have happened.
- Lavender Brown one-shot :: read
I thought tumblr removed the ugly “web” button from their search bar, but it turns out that it’s actually from enabling the SSL security option (which you should enable anyway)! If you haven’t already, you can enable it in your “Account” settings—slide this setting to the right:
And that’ll turn
Terry Pratchett hasn’t been an escapist writer for quite some time. He’ll amuse you, sure; but he won’t tell you that things are great just the way they are, or that they’re hopeless and there’s nothing you can do. He’ll tell you that you - yes, you - should make them better. And then he’ll do something even more radical. He’ll make you think you can.
recently acquired books!! My housemates gave me Cuckoo’s Calling, Brother’s Grimm, and Crown Duel over Christmas, and I just got Alif the Unseen (I RLLY WANTED THIS LIKE SUPER RLLY), and Fault in the Stars in a book exchange I AM SO HAPPY RIGHT NOW.
also I need a bookshelf.
This was love: a string of coincidences that gathered significance and became miracles.
— Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Half of a Yellow Sun
U N R A V E L I N G : of dangerous precociousness and growing up
we’d kill each other before we make each other happy; rose/scorpius :: read
i just put on eyeliner for the first time, it was a struggle
You can be the Cool Girl or the New Girl, but if we destroy women in order to celebrate others, no one comes out on top.
Nico Lang in What the Jennifer Lawrence backlash tells young women
Read the whole article because it happens aaaall the time:
Take the idea [that Anne Hathaway] ‘tries too hard,’ … The Daily Beast and Yahoo describe this aspect of Hathaway hate by calling her a ‘desperate theater girl.’ Can you imagine anyone calling, say, Hugh Jackman a ‘desperate theater boy’? As Anne Friedman pointed out in New York magazine, 2013’s [Anne] Hathaway Hate “fit the broader cultural pattern … in which we simply don’t find successful, ‘perfect’ women very likable.”
Gay compares the Anne Hathaway narrative to Kristen Stewart, another young actress who went from a ubiquitous media presence to a cultural punching bag. Critics read into Stewart’s red carpet photos and see what they want, criticizing her “as too sullen and unappreciative of her blessings.”