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The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Fault in Our Stars
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Oscar Wilde
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
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John Green
“Lucky Charms are like the vampires of breakfast cereal. They're magical, they're delicious, they're a little bit dangerous and bad for you. They initially make you feel great, but then over time you realize that maybe your relationship with Lucky Charms is just a little bit unhealthy and you start to think, 'Maybe I don't want to be in a long-term relationship with a breakfast cereal that tastes delicious but damages my health.' But then the Lucky Charms gets all stalker on you and for some reason you kind of like that. It makes you feel special. So yeah, you spend your life with Lucky Charms. That's awesome. That's a great way to... get diabetes.”
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“What a treacherous thing to believe that a person is more than a person.”
John Green, Paper Towns

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“Saying 'I notice you're a nerd' is like saying, 'Hey, I notice that you'd rather be intelligent than be stupid, that you'd rather be thoughtful than be vapid, that you believe that there are things that matter more than the arrest record of Lindsay Lohan. Why is that?' In fact, it seems to me that most contemporary insults are pretty lame. Even 'lame' is kind of lame. Saying 'You're lame' is like saying 'You walk with a limp.' Yeah, whatever, so does 50 Cent, and he's done all right for himself.”
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Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: What! You too?
“Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . ."”
C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

The True Extent of Cruelty On Factory Farms (Nonfiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Aug 02, 2010 08:09PM
Description: A report written for English class on cruelty in factory farms.
Condescending (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 09, 2010 01:58PM
Description: A free-verse poem I wrote for English.
Loner (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Feb 28, 2010 02:52AM
Description: Ben is a loner. It's not that he hates people, he just doesn't like most of them. He wants friends, but he can't find anyone suitable. Then he meets Stu. Stu is a happy, energetic, friendly kid who loves to talk; The complete opposite of Ben. But what will Ben do when the new kid starts bugging him all the time?
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A book club for those of us who want to read/re-read all of the classics.
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2011 Reading Challenge
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