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A Room with a View by E.M. Forster
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I was not a fan of this book. The poetic and scattered way it was written may be a style of the time, and it may be why so many people love it, but it was extremely difficult for me to read. Why take five pages to say what you would be able to say in ...more
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Nomad by J.L. Bryan
Nomad
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I absolutely loved this book. I really wanted to be critical and find something wrong with it so I didn't sound like some kind of paid actor type of reviewer, but I just can't. I enjoy
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Joseph Heller
“He was going to live forever, or die in the attempt.”
Joseph Heller, Catch-22

Katharine Hepburn
“If you obey all of the rules, you miss all of the fun.”
Katharine Hepburn

Dean Koontz
“Grief can destroy you --or focus you. You can decide a relationship was all for nothing if it had to end in death, and you alone. OR you can realize that every moment of it had more meaning than you dared to recognize at the time, so much meaning it scared you, so you just lived, just took for granted the love and laughter of each day, and didn't allow yourself to consider the sacredness of it. But when it's over and you're alone, you begin to see that it wasn't just a movie and a dinner together, not just watching sunsets together, not just scrubbing a floor or washing dishes together or worrying over a high electric bill. It was everything, it was the why of life, every event and precious moment of it. The answer to the mystery of existence is the love you shared sometimes so imperfectly, and when the loss wakes you to the deeper beauty of it, to the sanctity of it, you can't get off your knees for a long time, you're driven to your knees not by the weight of the loss but by gratitude for what preceded the loss. And the ache is always there, but one day not the emptiness, because to nurture the emptiness, to take solace in it, is to disrespect the gift of life.”
Dean Koontz, Odd Hours

Oscar Wilde
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
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Dean Koontz
“I have learned a great deal from novels. Some of it is even true.”
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