Krystyna’s Profile

Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Krystyna.

http://penandpaperie.blogspot.com/

Fragile Things
Krystyna is currently reading
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
Universe of Stone...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
A Short History o...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Krystyna's Recent Updates

Krystyna is currently reading
Fragile Things by Neil Gaiman
Fragile Things
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Krystyna wants to read
The Dangerous Alphabet by Neil Gaiman
The Dangerous Alphabet
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Krystyna wants to read
The Scientists by John Gribbin
Rate this book
Clear rating
Krystyna wants to read
Burning Down George Orwell's House by Andrew Ervin
Rate this book
Clear rating
Krystyna liked a quote
The Symposium by Plato
“...and when one of them meets the other half, the actual half of himself, whether he be a lover of youth or a lover of another sort, the pair are lost in an amazement of love and friendship and intimacy and one will not be out of the other's sight, as I may say, even for a moment...”
Plato
Krystyna wants to read 36 books in the 2015 Reading Challenge
3082
She has read 3 books toward her goal of 36 books.
 
Create your own 2015 Reading Challenge »
Krystyna added a photo
Krystyna rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Giver by Lois Lowry
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
by Lois Lowry (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
The book is wonderful, of course, but wanted to add a note that I actually appreciated the movie a lot more than I thought I would, based on the previews.
Krystyna liked a quote
The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
“I think the act of reading imbues the reader with a sensitivity toward the outside world that people who don't read can sometimes lack. I know it seems like a contradiction in terms; after all reading is such a solitary, internalizing act that it appears to represent a disengagement from day-to-day life. But reading, and particularly the reading of fiction, encourages us to view the world in new and challenging ways...It allows us to inhabit the consciousness of another which is a precursor to empathy, and empathy is, for me, one of the marks of a decent human being.”
John Connolly
Krystyna wants to read
In the Night Garden by Catherynne M. Valente
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Krystyna's books…
Aristotle
“Whosoever is delighted in solitude, is either a wild beast or a god.”
Aristotle

J.M. Barrie
“Let no one who loves be called altogether unhappy. Even love unreturned has its rainbow.”
J.M. Barrie, The Little Minister

Plato
“...and when one of them meets the other half, the actual half of himself, whether he be a lover of youth or a lover of another sort, the pair are lost in an amazement of love and friendship and intimacy and one will not be out of the other's sight, as I may say, even for a moment...”
Plato, The Symposium

John Connolly
“I think the act of reading imbues the reader with a sensitivity toward the outside world that people who don't read can sometimes lack. I know it seems like a contradiction in terms; after all reading is such a solitary, internalizing act that it appears to represent a disengagement from day-to-day life. But reading, and particularly the reading of fiction, encourages us to view the world in new and challenging ways...It allows us to inhabit the consciousness of another which is a precursor to empathy, and empathy is, for me, one of the marks of a decent human being.”
John Connolly, The Book of Lost Things

John Connolly
“For in every adult there dwells the child that was, and in every child there lies the adult that will be.”
John Connolly, The Book of Lost Things

25x33 Children's Book Authors/Illustrators — 600 members — last activity Jul 02, 2015 06:40AM
I am a published childrens book author and illustrator currently with five books on the market. My first love is writing for children but of course I ...more
Ryan
264 books | 268 friends

Sandman...
2,888 books | 53 friends

Kelly
100 books | 26 friends

James V...
260 books | 170 friends

judi shade
41 books | 40 friends

Helena
1,506 books | 24 friends


Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice SendakThe Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric CarleThe Giving Tree by Shel SilversteinGreen Eggs and Ham by Dr. SeussGoodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
Best Children's Books
3,331 books — 4,887 voters

Quizzes and Trivia

questions answered:
57 (0.0%)

correct:
37 (64.9%)

skipped:
6 (9.5%)

257202 out of 3394847

streak:
0

best streak:
4

questions added:
0



Polls voted on by this member