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The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett
“If you trust in yourself. . .and believe in your dreams. . .and follow your star. . . you'll still get beaten by people who spent their time working hard and learning things and weren't so lazy.”
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The Green Futures of Tycho by William Sleator
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The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #1)
by Lemony Snicket (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2006
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One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez
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Revised 28 March 2012

Huh? Oh. Oh, man. Wow.

I just had the
weirdest dream.

There was this little town, right? And everybody had, like, the same two names. And there was this guy who lived under a tree and a lady who ate dirt and some other guy who jus
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Cold Days by Jim Butcher
Cold Days (The Dresden Files, #14)
by Jim Butcher (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2012
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Hells Bells count: 35

Sometimes I wonder how much Jim Butcher had planned in advance. I mean, this is book number fourteen of a series that's been going for twelve years. Whether he's got a giant, intricate plot map pinned up along the walls of his wr
Chris voted for Redshirts as Best Science Fiction in the Final Round of the 2012 Goodreads Choice Awards.
Redshirts by John Scalzi
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Carl Sagan
“Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.”
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Dorothy Parker
“I hate writing, I love having written.”
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Dorothy Parker
Razors pain you,
Rivers are damp,
Acids stain you,
And drugs cause cramp.
Guns aren't lawful,
Nooses give,
Gas smells awful.
You might as well live.”
Dorothy Parker, Enough Rope

Wil Wheaton
“Wil Wheaton Says: Don't be a dick.”
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“If at first you don't succeed, remove all evidence you ever tried. ”
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