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Reason to Breathe
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Wild Rover No More by L.A. Meyer
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Boston Jacky by L.A. Meyer
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I've got a library copy of Gone with the Wind, a quart of milk and all these cookies. Wow! What an orgy!Jacqueline Susann
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Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West by Cormac McCarthy
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Imprinted on a Demon's Heart by Michelle Rodriguez
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It's official. Just when I think Michelle couldn't possibly get any "more" than she already is, she goes and does it. This might be her darkest work yet, which makes the love and passion in it stand out clearer.

No angels, fallen or otherwise, in this...more
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The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The Road
by Cormac McCarthy
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I struggled with rating this book. On one hand, I enjoyed it and think I might have found a new favorite. On the other, I felt like something was missing. It struck...more
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Maire by Linda Windsor
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We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew   Thomas
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Robert Louis Stevenson
“Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”
Robert Louis Stevenson

Oscar Wilde
“Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.”
Oscar Wilde

Frank Herbert
“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.”
Frank Herbert, Dune

Mark Twain
“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”
Mark Twain

Jim Henson
“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.”
Jim Henson

Gemma's Purple Notebook (Poetry)
13 chapters   —   updated Jul 27, 2013 10:53PM
Description: I write all my work in a purple, wide-ruled, spiral notebook, so it's a fitting title here. I'll be adding to this in the future, so if you like this, stop in sometime. I might have something new.
The Phantom of the Chagnys (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 11, 2011 04:09PM
Description: *THIS IS FAN FICTION* It's based on <i>The Phantom of the Opera</i> by Gaston Leroux and the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical. If this tickles your fancy, read the original novel or go see the show (I'd also recommend the 2004 movie). They're worth it!
7850 Phantom of the Opera — 197 members — last activity Aug 18, 2014 05:17PM
This group is for anyone who loves the passionate/dramatic/tragic/love story of Phantom Of The Opera. To discuss the play/ movie/book/music and the ch...more
25x33 The Coffeehouse — 16 members — last activity Jul 12, 2012 12:56PM
Come on in! This group is all about idle chatter. What's on your mind? What do you feel like talking about? While we can't literally pull up a chair a...more
43870 Fans of the Phantom — 84 members — last activity Jul 22, 2014 09:13AM
This group is for all people who would like to talk about the Phantom of the Opera!!! Here you can disscus all things Christine, Raul, and the Phantom...more
17384 The Phantom's Opera: Book and Musical — 43 members — last activity Jun 01, 2014 04:07AM
There seems to be an extreme lack of interest in The Phantom on Goodreads. Since there are many versions and additions to this book, there is so much...more
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Readers of Jane, gather here to discuss anything from Frank Churchill's secrets to Lady Catherine's whims. What finally "persuaded" Anne Elliot? What...more
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