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The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
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The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams
"I'm absolutely astounded at how quotable this book is. It's no wonder Douglas Adams suffered from writers block because just about every line in the entire book (and previous book, and probably subsequent books), is perfectly crafted to bring abou..." Read more of this review »
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
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Okay, here's the thing...

By the time I reached chapter 12, I was so close to putting this book down and reaching for a different one. Why? Because I was getting bored, and I thought - quite wrongly - that from here, the book would just continue plodd
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“Here too it’s masquerade, I find:
As everywhere, the dance of mind.
I grasped a lovely masked procession,
And caught things from a horror show…
I’d gladly settle for a false impression,
If it would last a little longer, though.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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“Very occasionally, if you pay really close attention, life doesn't suck.”
Joss Whedon
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Prince of Thorns by Mark  Lawrence
"I had a lot of fun with this one. I'd read lots of discussion before actually jumping in and I have a couple things to say about it.

1. The rape at the beginning, while I in no way support this type of behavior, isn't graphic and does a good job sh..." Read more of this review »
Brandi and 101 other people liked Becky's review of Blood Song (Raven's Shadow, #1):
Blood Song by Anthony  Ryan
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The Vagrant by Peter  Newman
The Vagrant
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(minor rant here)

A pet peeve of mine. The average rating for this book on Amazon is a 2.0. But I checked all of the 1-star reviews, and it's just people who haven't read it, complaining that the ebook is $20. Seriously? If you haven't read the book,
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Robert A. Heinlein
“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”
Robert A. Heinlein

J.R.R. Tolkien
“I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

J.R.R. Tolkien
“The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.
Now far ahead the Road has gone,
And I must follow, if I can,
Pursuing it with eager feet,
Until it joins some larger way
Where many paths and errands meet.
And whither then? I cannot say”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

Peter S. Beagle
“Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed. It is all part of the fairy tale.”
Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn

Winston S. Churchill
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”
Winston S. Churchill

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2011 Reading Challenge
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