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Chicks Dig Time Lords by Lynne M. Thomas
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The writing is decent, but I'm a new-Who girl, and many of the essays were about classic Who, and that went over my head. I haven't had time to explore it, nor any spin off books or magazines. It's not a bad book, this just wasn't good timing for me, ...more
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Trust Your Vibes by Sonia Choquette
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This book was amazing! Huge reminder that what I was doing all along was right. I just needed to tweak a few things and just... wow. That's all I can say. Loved this.
Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
"Before I begin this review, I want to say I read the book twice. Yes, twice. And it is just as silly, exasperating, nonsensical, and ridiculous the second time around. That’s not to say I didn’t enjoy it, because (up to a point) I did. It’s absolu..." Read more of this review »
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What They Don't Teach You at Film School by Camille Landau
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The Best Time Travel Stories of the 20th Century by Harry Turtledove
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Most stories are well written, just... not my cup of tea, I guess.
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David Byrne
“Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.”
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“People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that's what everyone wants. But a true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that is holding you back, the person who brings you to your own attention so you can change your life.

A true soul mate is probably the most important person you'll ever meet, because they tear down your walls and smack you awake. But to live with a soul mate forever? Nah. Too painful. Soul mates, they come into your life just to reveal another layer of yourself to you, and then leave.

A soul mates purpose is to shake you up, tear apart your ego a little bit, show you your obstacles and addictions, break your heart open so new light can get in, make you so desperate and out of control that you have to transform your life, then introduce you to your spiritual master...”
Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

“Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.”

Augusten Burroughs
“I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions.”
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“if a violin string could ache, i would be that string.”
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