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The Squire's Tale by Gerald Morris
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It took me a couple of chapters to really get into this book, but once I caught on to the kind of story Morris is trying to tell, I couldn’t put it down. Morris reimagines Arthurian legend in a way that’s fun, creative, and more than a littl
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In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
“Imagination, of course, can open any door - turn the key and let terror walk right in.”
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The Perilous Sea by Sherry Thomas
The Perilous Sea (The Elemental Trilogy, #2)
by Sherry Thomas (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2014
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What a great sequel! I love the two intertwining storylines. It was so entertaining to watch Titus and Iolanthe get to know each other all over again - their banter is hilarious. I also enjoyed their growth, both as individuals and as a couple. As fa ...more
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Lesley rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge
Cruel Beauty (Cruel Beauty Universe, #1)
by Rosamund Hodge (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2014
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I picked up this book thinking it was going to be a retelling of Beauty and the Beast, but it resembles Beauty and the Beast in only the vaguest sense. Instead, Cruel Beauty is a mashup of Greek mythology and elements of several fairytales,
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Lesley rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Going Too Far by Jennifer Echols
Going Too Far
by Jennifer Echols (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2014
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After devouring Kody Keplinger’s The DUFF, I felt like binge-reading teen romance, and Going Too Far fit the bill. It’s a touching, sexy love story about two rather broken individuals. It’s not perfect, but I definitely enjoyed it. I had dif
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Lesley rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The DUFF by Kody Keplinger
The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend
by Kody Keplinger (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2014
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This book has been on my radar for a while, but it wasn’t until I saw the recent movie trailer (which looks cute and hilarious, by the way) that I finally decided to give it a read. I normally don’t go in for cheesy high school dramas, but this one h ...more
Lesley rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Burn for Me by Ilona Andrews
Burn for Me (Hidden Legacy, #1)
by Ilona Andrews (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2014
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I’ve learned from past experience that books with man titty on the cover are generally not for me, but for Ilona Andrews I’ll take a leap of faith. As it turns out, Burn for Me is one of those books that rides the line between urban fantasy
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Mark Twain
“The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.”
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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

Alan Moore
“My experience of life is that it is not divided up into genres; it’s a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you're lucky.”
Alan Moore

Philip K. Dick
“It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane.”
Philip K. Dick, VALIS

Anaïs Nin
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