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The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
The Marriage Plot
by Jeffrey Eugenides
read in October, 2011
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I'm convinced this is what happens if you combine a Whit Stillman script, Franny and Zooey, and a whole lot of beige. There's some beautiful writing here, unfortunately there's equally lot of bland writing. It doesn't help that the characters are dul ...more
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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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The Edible Woman by Margaret Atwood
The Edible Woman
by Margaret Atwood (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2012
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Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger
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The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
The Night Circus
by Erin Morgenstern
recommended for: young adults
read in February, 2012
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As others have noted, this had such an interesting premise, but it just failed to deliver the goods.

There were many problems with it, like messy, overly-descriptive writing (reading about Celia's wardrobe, Chandresh's lavish home, and the clock towe
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The Innocents by Francesca Segal
The Innocents
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Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
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Attachments by Rainbow Rowell
Attachments
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“Time heals all wounds. And if it doesn't, you name them something other than wounds and agree to let them stay.”
Emma Forrest, Your Voice in My Head

Dale Carnegie
“When dealing with people, let us remember we are not dealing with creatures of logic. We are dealing with creatures of emotion, creatures bristling with prejudices and motivated by pride and vanity.”
Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People

David Sedaris
“When shit brings you down, just say 'fuck it', and eat yourself some motherfucking candy.”
David Sedaris, Me Talk Pretty One Day

Karl Lagerfeld
“Sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life so you bought some sweatpants.”
Karl Lagerfeld

Kazuo Ishiguro
“You're always in a rush, or else you're too exhausted to have a proper conversation. Soon enough, the long hours, the traveling, the broken sleep have all crept into your being and become part of you, so everyone can see it, in your posture, your gaze, the way you move and talk.”
Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go

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