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That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you're not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.F. Scott Fitzgerald
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There seemed to be some heavenly support beneath his shoulder blades that lifted his feet from the ground in ecstatic suspension, as if he secretly enjoyed the ability to fly but was walking as a compromise to convention.Zelda Fitzgerald
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She refused to be bored chiefly because she wasn't boring.Zelda Fitzgerald
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Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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On Writing Well by William  Zinsser
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Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
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Unsinkable by Debbie Reynolds
Unsinkable: A Memoir
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Kind of strange structure overall, but her story-telling style reminds me of someone dear.
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This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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A spattering of beautiful insights and turns of phrase in an otherwise meandering, drawn-out story with a protagonist from whom you'd want to run away.
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Flappers and Philosophers by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Overdraft by John Jackson Miller
Overdraft: The Orion Offensive
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Fun, interesting, and smart.
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Gordon B. Hinckley
“True love is not so much a matter of romance as it is a matter of anxious concern for the well-being of one's companion.”
Gordon B. Hinckley, Stand a Little Taller

Suzanne Collins
“What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on, no matter how bad our losses. That it can be good again.”
Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay

F. Scott Fitzgerald
“That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you're not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Zelda Fitzgerald
“She refused to be bored chiefly because she wasn't boring.”
Zelda Fitzgerald, The Collected Writings

Marcus Aurelius
“Do not indulge in dreams of having what you have not, but reckon up the chief of the blessings you do possess, and then thankfully remember how you would crave for them if they were not yours.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

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2011 Reading Challenge
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