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Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
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Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
Madame Bovary
by Gustave Flaubert
read in July, 2012
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Emma, you disallusioned dreamer, always unhappy with where you are and what you have! I rarely give 5 stars, and have surprised myself for giving them to a book hinged on character and not plot...".really there's not much to the plot of a bored house...more
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Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
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The Real Jane Austen by Paula Byrne
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Mrs. Queen Takes the Train by William Kuhn
Mrs. Queen Takes the Train
by William Kuhn (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2014
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Silly is the right word. Almost a little adult fairy tale where the "missing" Queen throws three pairs of characters (cheese seller/stable girl, equerry/butler, lady-in-waiting/dresser) together in the chase to find her, and during the chase they all...more
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Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller
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I give this both a 2 star rating AND a 4 star rating for different reasons.

4 Stars: I enjoyed reading the author's struggle with being a Christian and what that is supposed to mean in a practical everyday sense. He verbalized feelings that are somewh...more
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Erica Bauermeister
“Irreversible decisions are good for the soul, word lady.”
Erica Bauermeister, Joy For Beginners

Wilkie Collins
“...it will always remain my private persuasion that Nature was absorbed in making cabbages when Mrs. Vesey was born, and that the good lady suffered the consequences of a vegetable preoccupation in the mind of the Mother of us all. ”
Wilkie Collins, The Woman in White
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George Eliot
“Sane people did what their neighbors did, so that if any lunatics were at large, one might know and avoid them.”
George Eliot, Middlemarch

George Eliot
“He distrusted her affection; and what loneliness is more lonely than distrust.”
George Eliot, Middlemarch

Wilkie Collins
“Our words are giants when they do us an injury, and dwarfs when they do us a service.”
Wilkie Collins, The Woman in White

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