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Lock In by John Scalzi
Lock In
by John Scalzi (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2014
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Where It Came From: Paper ARC from BEA*
Genre: Sci-Fi-Mystery-Thriller
Rating: 4 Threeps

It’s been over a month since I read Lock In (tore through it in a matter of days, in fact), so this review probably won’t go into specifics as much as I usually do....more
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Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, Vol. 2 by Naoko Takeuchi
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Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, Vol. 1 by Naoko Takeuchi
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The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch
The Republic of Thieves (Gentleman Bastard #3)
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Leo Tolstoy
“If, then, I were asked for the most important advice I could give, that which I considered to be the most useful to the men of our century, I should simply say: in the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.”
Leo Tolstoy, Essays, Letters and Miscellanies

Sarah Waters
“The best thing to do was to brazen it out, throw your head back, walk with a swagger...”
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Gary Snyder
“O, ah! The awareness of emptiness brings forth a heart of compassion!”
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Carol Shields
“Open a book this minute and start reading. Don’t move until you’ve reached page fifty. Until you’ve buried your thoughts in print. Cover yourself with words. Wash yourself away. Dissolve.”
Carol Shields, The Republic of Love

Emily Brontë
“I wish I were a girl again, half-savage and hardy, and free.”
Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

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