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""You can't just walk out on your own job. I don't care if you're a whore or a butcher or a bloody baker! You can't just walk out..."" Apr 20, 2014 08:57PM

 
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Once A Dancer by Patrick McIntyre
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Born to Rule by Julia P. Gelardi
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Lesley wants to read 3 books in the Summer 2014 Reading Challenge for the group European Royalty
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Bri Fidelity
Bri Fidelity is on page 490 of 528 of The Night Watch: 'Why make the "1941" section so much shorter than the others?' I asked myself.

'The better to set the dominoes retroactively rolling in the creepiest possible way,' the novel replies.
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The Hole in the Middle by Kate Hilton
The Hole in the Middle
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Overall I liked it. I enjoyed reading the frenzy in her life and the struggles she dealt with at work were very relatable. I think the ending was a little too neatly wrapped up which made it a bit disappointing.
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I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
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The Vintage Teacup Club by Vanessa Greene
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Table for Seven by Whitney Gaskell
Table for Seven
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Russian Winter by Daphne Kalotay
Russian Winter
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Longbourn by Jo Baker
Longbourn
by Jo Baker
read in May, 2014
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Oscar Wilde
“I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.”
Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince and Other Stories

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
“In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.”
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

L.M. Montgomery
“...“Oh, Marilla, looking forward to things is half the pleasure of them,” exclaimed Anne. “You mayn’t get the things themselves; but nothing can prevent you from having the fun of looking forward to them. Mrs. Lynde says, ‘Blessed are they who expect nothing for they shall not be disappointed.’ But I think it would be worse to expect nothing than to be disappointed.”...”
L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

Dorothy Parker
“I'd like to have money. And I'd like to be a good writer. These two can come together, and I hope they will, but if that's too adorable, I'd rather have money.”
Dorothy Parker

Eleanor Roosevelt
“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

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