25 February 2011

Well Said: Banalities




"She believed in the healing power of a touch, and other banalities."
The House on Oyster Creek by Heidi Jon Schmidt

39 comments :

  1. Great quote and what a gorgeous cover!

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  2. I too believe in the healing power of a touch. :) Thanks for participating, Juju!

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  3. Nice! LOOOVE the cover. The title is cool, too I so want to go to the beach right now.

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  4. Oh this one has been on my TBR list! Can't wait to hear what you think.

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  5. Am I the only one who had to look up the word "banalaties"? I've never heard of it before. Even after reading the definition, I'm still not sure I understand the quote....

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  6. The cover is wonderful. It actually reminds me of my wedding for some reason.

    I love great quotes that just stick in your mind and you remember them a long time afterwards.

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  7. Great quote! And I really like that cover - it makes me wonder what else is inside. :)

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  8. Interesting quote...and to Gina in the comments above...you're not the only one that had to look it up. *raises hand* Thanks for sharing Juju! ^_^

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  9. Oooh, interesting and thoughtful quote. It makes me wonder what sort of character would say that line. I'm loving the cover too, it's so simple yet really perfect.

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  10. I love the quote and I also am ready to jump right into the cover. I'm going to pop over to Amazon and check it out now.

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  11. Loved the quote. I have added the book to my TBR.

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  12. After reading this quote, I had to go look up the book on Amazon. Sounds like a fascinating story, Juju! Let me know if it has a happy and/or hopeful ending . . .

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  13. Such a pretty cover! I'd love a view like that.

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  14. Interesting quote. Love the cover.

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  15. And other banalities? Interesting! :)

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  16. I love this quote. So moving!
    I hope you're having a wonderful weekend Juju!

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  17. I'm such a sucker for covers. Look at that one. how gorgeous!

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  18. Heck, even the medical text books believe in it!

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  19. But then again, medicine was never an exact science...

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  20. Justine: Thank you for the great feature :)

    Gina Precious: No ma'am, I did too ;) I think it means basically: and other common little things

    Reflections: Really? How cool. I love that you saw that :) And thank you.

    JessicaBookLover: You think like me ;)

    Anna: Why thank you :)

    BookBelle: LOL :)

    Misha: Yay! Thanks for popping by :)

    Renee Ann: K :D

    Melissa: It is isn't it? :)

    Ladytink: Me tooo :) *le sigh* I love sleeping to the sound of crashing waves.

    Katie Crazy: Thank you sweetie! How's the birthday plans going? :)

    Michelle Red: Me too! I call my self a cover hooker ;)

    Cherry: True that! :) & *giggle*

    Ya, Missie, Meredith, Jenny Girl, Midnight, Blueice, Aths, Walltowall, Carrie, Julie, GMR, and Bermuda: Thanks ladies :)

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  21. You probably already know I am going to write this...BUT... I love the cover of this book.

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  22. I love the quote and looking forward to learn more abou this book.

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  23. It seems like it might be a almost lyrical book

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  24. I have this on my TBR list -- can't even remember what it is about, but I do love the cover, too! A very important criteria.

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  25. Beach: *giggle* Of course ;)

    Jenny N: Thanks :)

    Cleverly: You're so preceptive ;)

    Georgia: LOL I'm the same way :)

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  26. what a beautiful quote! i've read we all need at least 5 hugs a day to feel especially loved!

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  27. Ooh, great snippet! Hope you're enjoying this one

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  28. I'm so happy to hear I wasn't the only one to have to look the word "banalities" up. I had no clue. lol But very neat quote once I figured it out. ;o)

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  29. I'm in love with the cover..., almost missed this. And it sounds interesting too!!

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  30. Stacy: Amen sister! I'd be lost without hugs :)

    Lizzy: :) Thanks!

    1st daughter: LOL I feel ya ;) I had a general feel for the definition when I first read it, but I too had to look it up :)

    Maya: It's a total Completely Coastal cover ;)

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  31. Awesome quote, Juju. And I love the cover! I'm off to do some research on this one. Thank you, Juju =).

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  32. Bere: Yay :) Thanks for stopping by sweetie :)

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