Germ Magazine

Germ is a magazine for girls—high school and beyond—that celebrates beginnings, futures, and all the amazing and agonizing moments in-between. From facts to fiction, beauty to boys, movies to music, how to's to where to's, you start here.

"Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life." ―Mortimer J. Adler

"A writer only begins a book. A reader finishes it." ―Samuel Johnson

"To know a man's library is, in some measure, to know a man's mind." ―Geraldine Brooks

"Few things leave a deeper mark on the reader, than the first book that finds its way to his heart." ―Carlos Ruiz Zafón

"Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air." ―Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Her reputation for reading a great deal hung about her like the cloudy envelope of a goddess in an epic." ―Henry James

"How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book." ―Henry David Thoreau

"The person who deserves most pity is a lonesome one on a rainy day who doesn't know how to read." ―Benjamin Franklin

"Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else." ―J. M. Barrie

"You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me." ―C. S. Lewis