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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
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In the Kingdom of Ice by Hampton Sides
" Merry Christmas to you too! "
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Hercule Poirot's Christmas by Agatha Christie
" I didn't! It would be hard to. I wish they would start a new BBC series Sherlock style, and reinvent some of these Agatha Christie stories. Would be s ...more"
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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
All the Light We Cannot See
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“We all come into existence as a single cell, smaller than a speck of dust. Much smaller. Divide. Multiply. Add and subtract. Matter changes hands, atoms flow in and out, molecules pivot, proteins stitch together, mitochondria send out their oxidativ ...more
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Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
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Hercule Poirot's Christmas by Agatha Christie
" Thanks, Ashley. I went into the library looking for The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding, but I found this instead. I hope it's fun and festive. :) "
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Emma Straub
“Families were nothing more than hope cast out in a wide net, everyone wanting only the best.”
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Donna Tartt
“But sometimes, unexpectedly, grief pounded over me in waves that left me gasping; and when the waves washed back, I found myself looking out over a brackish wreck which was illumined in a light so lucid, so heartsick and empty, that I could hardly remember that the world had ever been anything but dead.”
Donna Tartt, The Goldfinch

Liane Moriarty
“I mean a fat, ugly man can still be funny and lovable and successful,” continued Jane. “But it’s like it’s the most shameful thing for a woman to be.” “But you weren’t, you’re not—” began Madeline. “Yes, OK, but so what if I was!” interrupted Jane. “What if I was! That’s my point. What if I was a bit overweight and not especially pretty? Why is that so terrible? So disgusting? Why is that the end of the world?”
Liane Moriarty, Big Little Lies

Jean-Paul Sartre
“Do you think that I count the days? There is only one day left, always starting over: it is given to us at dawn and taken away from us at dusk.”
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Emma Straub
“Once Charles arrived, Franny would start laughing the way she had when she was twenty-four, and the rest of them could start setting one another on fire for all she cared. That’s what best friends did: ruin people for everyone else.”
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