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Furiously Happy by Jenny  Lawson
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Prudence by Gail Carriger
Prudence (The Custard Protocol, #1)
by Gail Carriger (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2015
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As silly as the book is, I did like Prudence (the character), for some reason. I did prefer the werelioness, but maybe she'll get a story one day. Or perhaps Spoo and the deck crew could tell their side of it. I expected a certain degree of silliness ...more
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The Secret Place by Tana French
The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad, #5)
by Tana French (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
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The Likeness remains my favorite Tana French book. But this one kept my attention. I startled when the little bit of magic was introduced...what the heck is happening here? This is a mystery novel not my usual fantasy fare (but the fact that I'm read ...more
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The Magician's Land by Lev Grossman
The Magician's Land (The Magicians, #3)
by Lev Grossman (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2014
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I'm not sure why I have an affection for this series. I don't particularly connect to any of the characters. But like Narnia, I think they are sometimes only there to get us into the world that the book is really about. The characters are more develo ...more
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Saint Odd by Dean Koontz
Saint Odd (Odd Thomas, #7)
by Dean Koontz (Goodreads Author)
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As You Wish by Cary Elwes
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You know how some things are just comfortable? You can watch the Princess Bride for the 12,037th time, knowing all the words and just enjoy it all the same. This book felt kind of like that. Not much of it was new information. When we got different p ...more
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Uprooted by Naomi Novik
Uprooted
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Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie
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And Yet They Were Happy by Helen Phillips
And Yet They Were Happy
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A Reunion Of Ghosts by Judith Claire Mitchell
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Robert Fulghum
“I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.”
Robert Fulghum, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

Groucho Marx
“Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.”
Groucho Marx, The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About Groucho Marx

Douglas Adams
“I'd take the awe of understanding over the awe of ignorance any day.”
Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

Aristotle
“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”
Aristotle, Metaphysics

Douglas Adams
“The story so far:
In the beginning the Universe was created.
This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.”
Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

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