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J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling has written about an adult Harry Potter in her latest post for her site, Pottermore--but it's not the full-length sequel that fans crave. What favorite character would you most like to read about again in a comeback novel? Vote or write

She voted for: Gandalf
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“In life, unlike chess, the game continues after checkmate.”
Isaac Asimov
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“The more you leave out, the more you highlight what you leave in.”
Henry Green
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Othello by William Shakespeare
by William Shakespeare
read in February, 2014
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Marissa wants to read 10 books in the 2014 Reading Challenge
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Marissa is on page 340 of 435 of The Emperor of Nihon-Ja
The Emperor of Nihon-Ja by John Flanagan
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The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Hobbit
by J.R.R. Tolkien
read in September, 2013
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I liked this book. It was a decent length, but the reading went fast because it kept you engaged and it was easy to read. The words flowed in your mind and you didn't have to stop to try to process them like some books. Tolkien is great :)
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Bernard M. Baruch
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
Bernard M. Baruch

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”
Theodore Roosevelt

Abraham Lincoln
“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”
Abraham Lincoln

Zelda Fitzgerald
“Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.”
Zelda Fitzgerald

Rainer Maria Rilke
“Perhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us act, just once, with beauty and courage. Perhaps everything that frightens us is, in its deepest essence, something helpless that wants our love.”
Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet

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