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The Big House by George Howe Colt
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The Big House by George Howe Colt
" I absolutely loved this book. Maybe it has a lot to do with the fact that I grew up in New England (Connecticut) and have been to Cape Cod a number of times, and I'm very familiar with the area and the type of summer house and summer life the auth... " Read more of this review »
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The Pearl that Broke Its Shell
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This book tore at my heart strings. It is an emotional story about a girl from Afghanistan and her great great great grandmother. Aspects of their lives parallel each other as the book goes back and forth between their stories. It is about how they k...more
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Francis Bacon
“Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.”
Francis Bacon

James Branch Cabell
“The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.”
James Branch Cabell, The Silver Stallion

Arthur Schopenhauer
“Compassion is the basis of morality.”
Arthur Schopenhauer

Neil Gaiman
“Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and dreams are the shadow-truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes, and forgot.”
Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 3: Dream Country

Anaïs Nin
“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”
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