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The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner
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The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
The Invention of Wings
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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)
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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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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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Jessamyn West
“Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.”
Jessamyn West

Steven Wright
“To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism; to steal from many is research.”
Steven Wright

“There is that great proverb—that until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.”
Chinua Achebe "The Art of Fiction" 1994

“Have you ever been homesick for someplace that doesn't
actually exist anymore? Someplace that exists only in your
mind?”
Jenny Lawson

Dorothy Parker
“Once, when I was young and true.
Someone left me sad -
Broke my brittle heart in two;
And that is very bad.

Love is for unlucky folk,
Love is but a curse.
Once there was a heart I broke;
And that, I think, is worse.”
Dorothy Parker, Enough Rope

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