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Skin Deep by Brandon Sanderson
Skin Deep (Legion, #2)
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I felt this was very meh. Not very exciting at all.
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“It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.”
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J.K. Rowling has written about an adult Harry Potter in her latest post for her site, Pottermore--but it's not the full-length sequel that fans crave. What favorite character would you most like to read about again in a comeback novel? Vote or write

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The Muqaddimah by Ibn Khaldun
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My purpose in reading this book was very specific, this book is pretty large and looks in a huge number of subjects. I was only interested in the chapters on the supernatural. The Muqaddamah provided an excellent look into the workings of the occult, ...more
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“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.”
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“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.”
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