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Zoo City by Lauren Beukes
Zoo City
by Lauren Beukes (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2015
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Maybe I would have liked it more if I hadn't anticipated liking it so much. I read a recommendation for it somewhere that sounded good, it had won awards. Plus, magical animal companions! But something just didn't click. I think it's because I have a ...more
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The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
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Rampant by Diana Peterfreund
Rampant (Killer Unicorns, #1)
by Diana Peterfreund (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2015
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I picked this up, solely because the premise sounded terrible. So I had to see what the author did with it. And when I saw who the author was, I went ahead and picked it up. I read the first book of the Secret Society series, the series name alone be ...more
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Second Nature by Alice Hoffman
Second Nature
by Alice Hoffman (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2015
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I liked this. But I wanted to like it more. I think when they first walked away so easily with a supposedly securely guarded character is when I started looking askew at it. The ex husband annoyed me. I liked Old Dick, thought Stuart more interesting ...more
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“No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally – and often far more – worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond.”
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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

Dorothy Parker
“The cure for boredom is curiosity.
There is no cure for curiosity.”
Dorothy Parker

Peter S. Beagle
“Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed. It is all part of the fairy tale.”
Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn

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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