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The Deptford Trilogy by Robertson Davies
" Pangolin wrote: "I thought Nettie was quite interesting, though - in the sense that she isn't *wholly* unsympathetic."

Yes, maybe... for someone who ha
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Bad Monkeys by Matt Ruff
Bad Monkeys
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Jane Charlotte has been arrested for murdering someone that she shouldn't have, and is trying to convince Doctor Vale, a police psychiatrist, that she is not a criminal. The setting is

“It’s a room an uninspired playwright might conjure while staring
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Fairy Tales for Writers by Lawrence Schimel
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Flores de Sombra by Sofía Rhei
Flores de Sombra
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A book that should be translated into English

A Young Adult Urban Fantasy Romance novel with a lot of back story, and here’s the pitch:

Hazel Hawthorne moves with her mother to Umberfield, a town in the middle of Nowhere, the summer before her senior y
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Days of Reading by Marcel Proust
“There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we believe we left without having lived them, those we spent with a favorite book.”
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Matilda by Roald Dahl
“I'm wondering what to read next." Matilda said. "I've finished all the children's books.”
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Walking The Tree by Kaaron Warren
Walking The Tree
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Lillah lives in one of the many Bronze-age settlements around the Tree, a monstrous baobab that takes up most of a huge island. She is off-age, so she will walk around the tree for the second and last time in her life, in the company of other girls h
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Veracity by Laura Bynum
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Veracity picks up right after the Pandemic, and follows the life of Harper Adams, who was six years old at the time and was a pretty special kid – she could see auras. This gift is greatly coveted in her world, and as soon as she finishes high school ...more
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Groucho Marx
“From the moment I picked up your book until I put it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it.”
Groucho Marx

George Bernard Shaw
“Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.”
George Bernard Shaw

Robert Frost
“No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.”
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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

Marcel Proust
“There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we believe we left without having lived them, those we spent with a favorite book.”
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