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Michael is on page 280 of 448 of The Obelisk Gate: I don't know if I can explain how this book makes me feel. It is horrible and delicious and enlightening and troubling. I am often scared to read it and then I feel so cozy when I do. I've been rereading the first one to reevaluate some things and I've noticed the first one is even more brilliant on the reread. That will probably be true here. I am enthralled by Jemisin's storytelling.
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Benjamin Spock
“Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.”
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Lois McMaster Bujold
“I am who I choose to be. I have always been what I chose, though not always what I pleased.”
Lois McMaster Bujold, Memory

Rosamunde Pilcher
“She believed, of course ... because without something to believe in, life would be intolerable.”
Rosamunde Pilcher, The Shell Seekers

John F. Kennedy
“I believe in an America where the separation of church and state is absolute; where no Catholic prelate would tell the President -- should he be Catholic -- how to act, and no Protestant minister would tell his parishioners for whom to vote; where no church or church school is granted any public funds or political preference, and where no man is denied public office merely because his religion differs from the President who might appoint him, or the people who might elect him.”
John F. Kennedy

Nina Sankovitch
“The only balm to sorrow is memory; the only salve for the pain of losing someone to death is acknowledging the life that existed before.”
Nina Sankovitch, Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading

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