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Challenger Deep
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by Neal Shusterman (Goodreads Author)
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Ariana Ariana said: " I want this for the author alone. i don't even care much what's it about because I have a feeling I might enjoy it (or so I hope.. please make me love it as much as I loved Unwind!) "

"Please love this book, please love this book, please... I tell you, there's no such thing as low expectations when it comes to Neal Shusterman" Jan 17, 2015 02:28PM

Blue Lily, Lily Blue
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Ariana Ariana said: " Finally mine!
Now, I only need a bit of free time!

PS: I liked better the green cover with the blue lilies on it. But, heck, this is the one I got - at least Blue is blue, so there is that o_O

Off I go, to read it now!

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My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga
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The Last Time We Say Goodbye by Cynthia Hand
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The Last Time We Say Goodbye by Cynthia Hand
The Last Time We Say Goodbye
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Do you know the feeling you get while and after you hold your breath for long? How time seems to stop for a while, how your heart beats faster and faster, how sharp everything becomes after the fuzz
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Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman
" I loved the Unwind series and so far I loved this book (though I didn't have much time for reading unfortunately *sigh*) "
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The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
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“Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company.”
Ben Wade

Dr. Seuss
“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
Dr. Seuss

Neil Gaiman
“I can believe things that are true and things that aren't true and I can believe things where nobody knows if they're true or not.

I can believe in Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny and the Beatles and Marilyn Monroe and Elvis and Mister Ed. Listen - I believe that people are perfectable, that knowledge is infinite, that the world is run by secret banking cartels and is visited by aliens on a regular basis, nice ones that look like wrinkled lemurs and bad ones who mutilate cattle and want our water and our women.

I believe that the future sucks and I believe that the future rocks and I believe that one day White Buffalo Woman is going to come back and kick everyone's ass. I believe that all men are just overgrown boys with deep problems communicating and that the decline in good sex in America is coincident with the decline in drive-in movie theaters from state to state.

I believe that all politicians are unprincipled crooks and I still believe that they are better than the alternative. I believe that California is going to sink into the sea when the big one comes, while Florida is going to dissolve into madness and alligators and toxic waste.

I believe that antibacterial soap is destroying our resistance to dirt and disease so that one day we'll all be wiped out by the common cold like martians in War of the Worlds.

I believe that the greatest poets of the last century were Edith Sitwell and Don Marquis, that jade is dried dragon sperm, and that thousands of years ago in a former life I was a one-armed Siberian shaman.

I believe that mankind's destiny lies in the stars. I believe that candy really did taste better when I was a kid, that it's aerodynamically impossible for a bumble bee to fly, that light is a wave and a particle, that there's a cat in a box somewhere who's alive and dead at the same time (although if they don't ever open the box to feed it it'll eventually just be two different kinds of dead), and that there are stars in the universe billions of years older than the universe itself.

I believe in a personal god who cares about me and worries and oversees everything I do. I believe in an impersonal god who set the universe in motion and went off to hang with her girlfriends and doesn't even know that I'm alive. I believe in an empty and godless universe of causal chaos, background noise, and sheer blind luck.

I believe that anyone who says sex is overrated just hasn't done it properly. I believe that anyone who claims to know what's going on will lie about the little things too.

I believe in absolute honesty and sensible social lies. I believe in a woman's right to choose, a baby's right to live, that while all human life is sacred there's nothing wrong with the death penalty if you can trust the legal system implicitly, and that no one but a moron would ever trust the legal system.

I believe that life is a game, that life is a cruel joke, and that life is what happens when you're alive and that you might as well lie back and enjoy it.”
Neil Gaiman, American Gods

Neil Gaiman
“Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly.”
Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 6: Fables and Reflections

Emily Dickinson
“If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.”
Emily Dickinson

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