Favorite Book Quotes #4: Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

I’m a big fan of Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, and it’s packed with great, funny quotes from the main character. So I decided this book needed to be the last one in my series of favorite book quotes posts. I hope these quotes inspire you to pick up the book!

“…I can’t stop squirming. If fidgets were Wikipedia edits, I would have completely revamped the entry on guilt by now, and translated it into five new languages.”

“I sit up straight and do the first thing a person is supposed to do in an emergency, which is send a text message.”

“Walking the stacks in a library, dragging your fingers across the spines — it’s hard not to feel the presence of sleeping spirits.”

“He has the strangest expression on his face- the emotional equivalent of 404 PAGE NOT FOUND.”

This post is part of the Write 31 Days series, Lovely Words. You can read all the posts in this series here.

About Monica

I am obsessed with all things books. I'm a music teacher by day and a freelance editor by night.

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