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The Orchid House by Phyllis Shand Allfrey
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The Broken Hours by Jacqueline Baker
The Broken Hours
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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
" This is an incredible book. The sort of book you should attend a midnight party at your local bookstore to get your hands on a copy. The sort of book you should call in sick to work the day you buy, because you won't want to stop reading it. I put... " Read more of this review »
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Elizabeth von Arnim
“Nor would I willingly miss the early darkness and the pleasant firelight tea and the long evenings among my books.”
Elizabeth von Arnim, The Solitary Summer

Anya Seton
“Nay, it's not the Devil been leading her astray. It's books! That girl has been nothing but trouble ever since she learned how to read.”
Anya Seton, The Winthrop Woman

Rebecca West
“I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.”
Rebecca West

Elizabeth von Arnim
“The passion for being for ever with one's fellows, and the fear of being left for a few hours alone, is to me wholly incomprehensible. I can entertain myself quite well for weeks together, hardly aware, except for the pervading peace, that I have been alone at all.”
Elizabeth von Arnim, Elizabeth and Her German Garden

Elizabeth von Arnim
“But it is impossible, I find, to tidy books without ending by sitting on the floor in the middle of a great untidiness and reading.”
Elizabeth von Arnim, In the Mountains

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We love letters! We love to write them & read them & read about them in books!
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life's too short to read crappy books. this is why readers' advisory exists. feel free to join if you are looking for "a book like____" or "a book tha...more
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42692 ScienceOnline — 53 members — last activity Feb 28, 2012 10:33AM
Virtual book club for ScienceOnline, an initiative created by Bora Zivcovik and Anton Zuiker. Group will be fairly freeform, allowing members to discu...more
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2013 Reading Challenge
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Melwyk has completed her goal of reading 150 books for the 2013 Reading Challenge!
 
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