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Crazy Random Happenstance

FANDOM AHOY!!

(20-something, Canadian, insane fangirl)
Sep 8 '14

jamie malfunction fraser

(Source: notsosilentwallflower)

2,407 notes (via outlandered & notsosilentwallflower)Tags: outlander

Sep 7 '14
dan-spiegel:

jekoh:

girlwithalessonplan:

philalexandros:

tranceofreading:

lianabrooks:

britegreenstar:

libraryadvocates:

lalie:

The fact that the ALA shared this link is so gloriously bitter and angry and I love it.

Is there a portmanteau for that? Angritter? Bangry? 

My library card already gets me multiple “real” books, e-books, audiobooks, magazines and movies per month. For free.

Kindle Unlimited offers nothing from big presses, and no guarantee the authors will get paid fairly for their work. Libraries buy the book up front for a higher price (and a better binding). Kindle Unlimited offers the authors a variable percentage of a as-yet-undetermined-and-unannounced amount of money. 
While Amazon touts Kindle Unlimited at “Netflix For Books!” the reality is Netflix signed contracts with everyone whose work they offer so that actors, screen writers, best boys, and the rest of those people get paid for the shows and movies you watch. Amazon does not.
That means your favorite author isn’t being compensated for their time or work. If you love a book series and want to see the next one get published: buy the book or hit the library. Starving authors quit writing because they like eating. 

I couldn’t hit the reblog button fast enough.

So much reblog.

womp womp

Touts…as “Netflix For Books!”…you mean…A LIBRARY?

This makes me sick.
Signal boosting this in the hopes that someone decides to join their local library instead of supporting selfish, money-grubbing companies with no regard for a community. Please join me, this is important for our future.
Imagine if we had no libraries, and this $150 a month was your only choice.
That’s where we’re headed. Support your local library, not greedy corporate monsters.

dan-spiegel:

jekoh:

girlwithalessonplan:

philalexandros:

tranceofreading:

lianabrooks:

britegreenstar:

libraryadvocates:

lalie:

The fact that the ALA shared this link is so gloriously bitter and angry and I love it.

Is there a portmanteau for that? Angritter? Bangry? 

My library card already gets me multiple “real” books, e-books, audiobooks, magazines and movies per month. For free.

Kindle Unlimited offers nothing from big presses, and no guarantee the authors will get paid fairly for their work. Libraries buy the book up front for a higher price (and a better binding). Kindle Unlimited offers the authors a variable percentage of a as-yet-undetermined-and-unannounced amount of money. 

While Amazon touts Kindle Unlimited at “Netflix For Books!” the reality is Netflix signed contracts with everyone whose work they offer so that actors, screen writers, best boys, and the rest of those people get paid for the shows and movies you watch. Amazon does not.

That means your favorite author isn’t being compensated for their time or work. If you love a book series and want to see the next one get published: buy the book or hit the library. Starving authors quit writing because they like eating. 

I couldn’t hit the reblog button fast enough.

So much reblog.

womp womp

Touts…as “Netflix For Books!”

…you mean…A LIBRARY?

This makes me sick.

Signal boosting this in the hopes that someone decides to join their local library instead of supporting selfish, money-grubbing companies with no regard for a community. Please join me, this is important for our future.

Imagine if we had no libraries, and this $150 a month was your only choice.

That’s where we’re headed. Support your local library, not greedy corporate monsters.

26,043 notes (via dalyslife & lalie)Tags: this is just not cool why would you even? amazon fail

Sep 7 '14
givemeinternet:

Was this a joke or is someone getting fired?

givemeinternet:

Was this a joke or is someone getting fired?

118,730 notes (via crystal-meadows & givemeinternet)Tags: omg what i still can't find one with amy on it it's like the most common name ever why coke? why? coke

Sep 7 '14

I could recognize him by touch alone, by smell; I would know him blind, by the way his breaths came and his feet struck the earth. I would know him in death, at the end of the world.

(Source: rromanoffs)

2,860 notes (via thranduil-stormborn & rromanoffs)Tags: clint barton natasha romanoff clintasha

Sep 7 '14

Jamie Fraser + Glorious Facial Structure

651 notes (via outlandered & claireandjaime)Tags: jamie fraser my new fictional boyfriend alas my ovaries sorry hawkeye

Sep 7 '14

(Source: thiscruelty)

339 notes (via outlandered & thiscruelty)Tags: jamie fraser outlander

Sep 7 '14

A cat and his fraggle.

Tags: ferris ferris the cat fraggle cats i am dead from the cute

Sep 6 '14

The moment I started shipping them.

(Source: sassyswaan)

661 notes (via fuckyeahjamieandclaire & sassyswaan)Tags: outlander people i ship jamie fraser claire randall

Sep 6 '14

405 notes (via clint-you-dummy)Tags: always reblog renner jeremy renner hawkeye always reblog hawkeye

Sep 4 '14

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