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Marissa wants to read 5 books in the 2015 Reading Challenge
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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
She has read 2 books toward her goal of 10 books.
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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
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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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Rex Stout
“We are all vainer of our luck than of our merits.”
Rex Stout, The Rubber Band

John Guare
“It's amazing how a little tomorrow can make up for a whole lot of yesterday.”
John Guare, Landscape of the Body

William Congreve
“Say what you will, ’tis better to be left than never to have been loved.”
William Congreve

Steve Wozniak
“If you love what you do and are willing to do what it takes, it's within your reach. And it'll be worth every minute you spend alone at night, thinking and thinking about what it is you want to design or build. It'll be worth it, I promise.”
Steve Wozniak

“Everybody talks about wanting to change things and help and fix, but ultimately all you can do is fix yourself. And that's a lot. Because if you can fix yourself, it has a ripple effect.”
Rob Reiner

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2012 Reading Challenge
Marissa has completed her goal of reading 5 books for the 2012 Reading Challenge!
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