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Hellhole by Gina Damico
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The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black
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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
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“Books are the carriers of civilization...They are companions, teachers, magicians, bankers of the treasures of the mind. Books are humanity in print.”
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“It's true that adventures are good for people even when they are very young. Adventures can get in a person's blood even if he doesn't remember having them. ”
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Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover
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Emily Hahn
“Nobody said not to go.”
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Friedrich Nietzsche
“No one can construct for you the bridge upon which precisely you must cross the stream of life, no one but you yourself alone.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

Doris Kearns Goodwin
“Though [Abraham Lincoln] never would travel to Europe, he went with Shakespeare’s kings to Merry England; he went with Lord Byron poetry to Spain and Portugal. Literature allowed him to transcend his surroundings.”
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“It is a wonderful seasoning of all enjoyments to think of those we love.”

Toni Morrison
“And I am all the things I have ever loved: scuppernong wine, cool baptisms in silent water, dream books and number playing.”
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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 — 205 members — last activity Jan 25, 2015 01:55PM
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 — 44 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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