Add friend
Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Carolyn.

The Best of Brevi...
Rate this book
Clear rating

Margaret Atwood
“Tell me where it hurts, she'd say. Stop howling. Just calm down and show me where.

But some people can't tell where it hurts. They can't calm down. They can't ever stop howling.”
Margaret Atwood

David Foster Wallace
“Everything takes time. Bees have to move very fast to stay still.”
David Foster Wallace, Brief Interviews with Hideous Men

Jennifer Egan
“I'm always happy," Sasha said. "Sometimes I just forget.”
Jennifer Egan, A Visit from the Goon Squad

T.S. Eliot
“For last year's words belong to last year's language
And next year's words await another voice.”
T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets

John Green
“As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”
John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

year in books
1,159 books | 92 friends

Jen Mue...
1,066 books | 31 friends

2,505 books | 320 friends

874 books | 18 friends

289 books | 116 friends

1,977 books | 5,000 friends

2,687 books | 291 friends

312 books | 60 friends

More friends…
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
Wall Bangers!
747 books — 458 voters
Change of Heart by Jodi PicoultThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsLock and Key by Sarah Dessen
Best Books of 2008
1,717 books — 6,932 voters


Polls voted on by Carolyn

Lists liked by Carolyn