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Enchanted by Alethea Kontis
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City of the Sun by Juliana Maio
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There a lot of books about World War II. There are a lot of books about love, even about spies, and about Egypt. But I've never read a novel that had all of these together. I was excited about getting a copy of this book and I enjoyed it.

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But in the end it wasn't up to me. The bigs things never are. Birth, I mean, and death. And love. And what love bequeaths to us before we're born.Jeffrey Eugenides
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I Don't Know What You Know Me From by Judy Greer
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Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
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We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
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Louisa May Alcott
“You don’t need scores of suitors. You need only one… if he’s the right one.”
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

Lemony Snicket
“Sometimes when someone tells a ridiculous lie, it is best to ignore it entirely.”
Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

Suzanne Collins
“Now we're in that sweet period where everyone agrees that our recent horrors should never be repeated. But collective thinking is usually short-lived. We're fickle, stupid beings with poor memories and a great gift for self-destruction.”
Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay

Tony Kushner
“Love is the world's infinite mutability; lies, hatred, murder even, are all knit up in it; it is the inevitable blossoming of its opposites, a magnificent rose smelling faintly of blood.”
Tony Kushner, The Illusion

Kazuo Ishiguro
“That was the only time, as I stood there, looking at that strange rubbish, feeling the wind coming across those empty fields, that I started to imagine just a little fantasy thing, because this was Norfolk after all, and it was only a couple of weeks since I’d lost him. I was thinking about the rubbish, the flapping plastic in the branches, the shore-line of odd stuff caught along the fencing, and I half-closed my eyes and imagined this was the spot where everything I'd ever lost since my childhood had washed up, and I was now standing here in front of it, and if I waited long enough, a tiny figure would appear on the horizon across the field, and gradually get larger until I'd see it was Tommy, and he'd wave, maybe even call. The fantasy never got beyond that --I didn't let it-- and though the tears rolled down my face, I wasn't sobbing or out of control. I just waited a bit, then turned back to the car, to drive off to wherever it was I was supposed to be.”
Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go

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