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Landline by Rainbow Rowell
Landline
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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
The Girl on the Train
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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
“The windows of number fifteen, reflecting morning sunshine, look like sightless eyes.”
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strips of garden. coming alive in the morning!
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“green and cold and waiting for fingers of sunshine to creep up from the tracks and make them all come alive.”
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More of Karen's books…
Virginia Woolf
“...she took her hand and raised her brush. For a moment it stayed trembling in a painful but exciting ecstacy in the air. Where to begin?--that was the question at what point to make the first mark? One line placed on the canvas committed her to innumerable risks, to frequent and irrevocable decisions. All that in idea seemed simple became in practice immediately complex; as the waves shape themselves symmetrically from the cliff top, but to the swimmer among them are divided by steep gulfs, and foaming crests. Still the risk must run; the mark made.”
Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse

Virginia Woolf
“The sigh of all the seas breaking in measure round the isles soothed them; the night wrapped them; nothing broke their sleep, until, the birds beginning and the dawn weaving their thin voices in to its whiteness”
Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse

Virginia Woolf
“Behind the cotton wool is hidden a pattern; that we—I mean all human beings—are connected with this; that the whole world is a work of art; that we are parts of the work of art. Hamlet or a Beethoven quartet is the truth about this vast mass that we call the world. But there is no Shakespeare, there is no Beethoven; certainly and emphatically there is no God; we are the words; we are the music; we are the thing itself.”
Virginia Woolf, Moments of Being

Markus Zusak
“If only she could be so oblivious again, to feel such love without knowing it, mistaking it for laughter. ”
Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

“I sat there and my love to him poured out more and more, and, lo, he flew down to a stump, and then to my knee. I knew beyond a shadow of doubt that the important thing is the love that goes out from oneself.”
Agnes Grinstead Anderson, Approaching the Magic Hour: Memories of Walter Anderson

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