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" Thank you, Licha! It's so true. There's a reason Goodreads describes each star, to keep things consistent and let the overall, combined, review reflec ...more "
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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
The Girl on the Train
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I tend to follow the Goodreads standards for what each star means and three stars means 'liked it.' Many view three stars as bad. I don't, unless you view liking something as an unenjoyable experience. But I digress. I enjoyed myself.

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This Is Water by David Foster Wallace
"I was looking for something to start that was easy and brain fluffy last night when I woke in pain; Close Your Pretty Eyes being too terrifying to read at night, and the others to academic. While looking, I stumbled on this.

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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
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Fran is 36% done with Daring Greatly: The stuff about how men and women experience shame differently, and how they shame each other was really thought provoking.
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The Sculptor by Scott McCloud
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You know what inspires me most? People who have a deep, in their bones, unrelenting passion for what they do and they share that passion with the world. It oozes off of their being and into the lives of others, inspiring them in turn. Scott McCloud i ...more
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The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie
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These characters. These. Freakin'. Characters.

Who knew one could become so attached to a crippled torturer? A barbarian? A bald old wizard?

What can I say, I like my characters a bit rough around the edges, as flawed and as fucked up as can be. Our fl
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“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
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Compassion (Nonfiction)
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Description: A poem focused on compassion for animals and the lack of it in society.
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