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Born in Massachusetts, Nancy moved to Maine after acquiring her BA in English from the University of Maine at Farmington. She has also received her MLIS from the University of Rhode Island. Nancy spends her days working as a librarian, mornings on writing, and nights reading great books. In 2014, Nancy's short fiction will appear in Inaccurate Realities, Luna Station Quarterly, and The Lorelei Signal. She is currently hard at work on a YA fantasy trilogy.


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Attack on Titan, Vol. 1 by Hajime Isayama
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Time to see what all the fuss is about! Volume 1 of Attack on Titan introduces a world overrun by giant creatures called Titans. The remains of humanity has hidden away in a city surrounded by massive walls, but they can only protect them for so long ...more
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Blood of the Demon is the second book in Diana Rowland's Kara Gillian series. I found it to be a really solid read, starring an appealing heroine, and featuring a nice mixture of mystery elements and paranormal worldbuilding. Admittedly, I don't like ...more
Nancy O'Toole is 60% done with I Am Malala: This book isn't perfect (Malala hasn't lived that long of a life, so there's a lot of other stuff beyond her own experiences here), but it's impossible not to admire Malala and her father while reading it. Very important book
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Batgirl, Vol. 1: The Batgirl of Burnside
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So I think it's safe to say that reading this immediately after finishing up Gail Simone's run was a pretty big mistake.

On one hand, "Batgirl of Burnside" features of a lot of interesting elements. I love the new costume design. The artwork is appea
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Batgirl, Vol. 5: Deadline
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Deadline is the fifth and final run in Gail Simone's run on Batgirl, containing several one shots and the final showdown with Knightfall. While some of the one shots didn't do it for me, the results were overall solid, which pretty much sums up my im ...more
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“The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger--but recognize the opportunity.”
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“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”
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“If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.”
Gordon A. Eadie

Joshua Foer
“Monotony collapses time; novelty unfolds it. You can exercise daily and eat healthily and live a long life, while experiencing a short one. If you spend your life sitting in a cubicle and passing papers, one day is bound to blend unmemorably into the next - and disappear. That's why it's so important to change routines regularly, and take vacations to exotic locales, and have as many new experiences as possible that can serve to anchor our memories. Creating new memories stretches out psychological time, and lengthens our perception of our lives.”
Joshua Foer, Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

John Green
“Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia. (...) You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you'll escape it one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present.”
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message 8: by Nancy

Nancy O'Toole Puddlyduck wrote: "Thanks for accepting my request! :)"

You're welcome! Nice avatar, BTW :)


Puddlyduck Thanks for accepting my request! :)


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Jaree Francis


Free sample of the There's No Tomorrow
http://www.goodreads.com/story/show/3...


Crowinator You're welcome. It was a great review. I especially liked your point about September being a regular girl and how that changed the standard "mythical hero" fantasy tropes.


message 4: by Nancy

Nancy O'Toole Yes. I have read them all, but to be honest it's been a while. I went through a huge manga phase while going for my undergrad. Since then, I haven't read all that much of it. If you're looking for any opinions, I'll do my best :)


Rachael I just discovered your manga shelf. Have you read all the books on that list, or are some to-read? I don't read too much manga because I hate searching for them in my library, but I do occasionally pick some up. I watch Korean & Japanese dramas though, so searching for the manga version of those led me to your shelf.


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Jaree Francis Twilight fanfiction is up...Exploring a more aggressive Edward...More passion...A raw, twist of fate... Check out the 'No Apologies' edition >
http://www.goodreads.com/story/show/2...

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