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Citrus County by John Brandon
"This book is about 2 middle schoolers in FL. But this is not a kids book. It's not even a YA book. It's a book that barely makes it into the Southern Gothic Lit genre. Although an interesting story, the writer is continually showing that his writi..." Read more of this review »
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
"What is it about southern writers that I am instantly drawn to their writing? I don't know. I just know that southern writers are master story tellers. I really wanted to give this book a 3 1/2 stars because it was better than 3 but not better tha..." Read more of this review »
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
"One disclaimer: This book has a fair amount of bad language. I had a whiteout pen in hand and edited as I read. I'm happy to lend out my edited copy.
That said, I couldn't put this book down. I was completely taken in. I loved these people. I laug..." Read more of this review »
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Incognito by David Eagleman
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Edenbrooke by Julianne Donaldson
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read in July, 2014
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Edenbrooke's author demonstrates minimal regard for authentically emulating Regency language. She employs words on my words-no-author-can-seriously-use-in-writing list: murmur and smolder. These pop up *multiple times.* And yet...

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Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
Black Beauty
by Anna Sewell
read in August, 2014
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The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
“That's the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.”
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The Shape of the Beast by Arundhati Roy
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“To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.”
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Edgar Allan Poe
“Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.”
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Stephenie Meyer
“He's like a drug for you, Bella.”
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Oscar Wilde
“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
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William Shakespeare
“My bounty is as boundless as the sea,
My love as deep; the more I give to thee,
The more I have, for both are infinite.”
William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

Henry James
“I intend to judge things for myself; to judge wrongly, I think, is more honorable than not to judge at all.”
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