Books make the best Valentines

10 February 2015

We have long suspected that books make the best Valentines and these quotes prove it. We've made them into e-cards for you so you can share them with your loved ones, romantic or otherwise, this Valentine's Day. If you use them don't forget to tell everyone where you found them!

1. “I grabbed my book and opened it up. I wanted to smell it. Heck, I wanted to kiss it. Yes, kiss it. That's right, I am a book kisser.” ― Sherman Alexie 

Sherman Alexie book valentine

2. “Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.” ― Jane Smiley

jane smiley book valentine

 

3. “A half-read book is a half-finished love affair.” ― David Mitchell

David Mitchell book valentine

 

4. “Books are the ultimate Dumpees: put them down and they’ll wait for you forever; pay attention to them and they always love you back.” ― John Green

John Green book valentine

 

5. “There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it. It's like falling in love.” ― Christopher Morley

christopher morley book valentine

 

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