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willaful and 3 other people liked Alexis Blythe Sky's review of Second Star:
Second Star by Alyssa B. Sheinmel
" This is so hard for me because there was so much about the book I absolutely loved. I love the story of Peter Pan and this modern retelling had so much potential. I gave it three stars because of that. But the author failed in so many ways.
Wendy D... " Read more of this review »
willaful and 14 other people liked Summer {is puntastic}'s review of Second Star:
Second Star by Alyssa B. Sheinmel
" You'd think a novel set so very locally to me would instantly make it appealing. You'd think.

You'd think a novel with such a compelling blurb would call to me. It did. And boy, was I displeased.

I think I shall dissect that synopsis sentence by fal... " Read more of this review »
willaful and 4 other people liked Ije the Devourer of Books's review of Strain:
Strain by Amelia C. Gormley
" I read this a few weeks ago and didnt write a review because I didnt really know what to say. This story was just not one for me. I thought the writing here was good but it wasnt what I expected. I thought I was going to get some kind of sci fi st... " Read more of this review »
willaful and 1 other person liked D.G.'s review of Midnight Rainbow:
Midnight Rainbow by Linda Howard
" **3.5 stars**

This was one of those narrations that detracted from the book but wasn't so horrible that made me stop listening.

The plot itself was good...surprisingly not as dated even though it was written in 1985, but then, they spent a lot of ti... " Read more of this review »
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willaful added a status update: Romances in which the hero comes home and discovers the heroine has left him are my crack. It always, always works.
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“It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else's life with perfection.”
Anonymous, The Bhagavad Gita

“The Paradoxical Commandments

People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.

If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
Do good anyway.

If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
Succeed anyway.

The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway.

Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
Be honest and frank anyway.

The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
Think big anyway.

People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
Fight for a few underdogs anyway.

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
Build anyway.

People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.
Help people anyway.

Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth.
Give the world the best you have anyway.”
Kent M. Keith, The Silent Revolution: Dynamic Leadership in the Student Council

Max Lucado
“Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want. It is the belief that God will do what is right.”
Max Lucado, He Still Moves Stones

Patricia Briggs
Patricia Briggs, Moon Called

Rumer Godden
“It is an anxious, sometimes a dangerous thing to be a doll. Dolls cannot choose; they can only be chosen; they cannot 'do'; they can only be done by.”
Rumer Godden, The Dolls' House

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