Book of Romance. A girl reading the book about love and joy in a misty library. By breathing2004. People’s Republic of China. “Make thy books thy companions; let thy cases and shelves by thy pleasure-grounds and gardens. If thy soul be satiate and weary, change from garden to garden, from furrow to furrow, from prospect to prospect. Then will thy desire renew itself, and thy soul be filled with delight.” — Judah Ibn Tibbon (1120-1190). Translator and Physician.