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Book cover for Dark at the Crossing
I just began to teach with a few other mothers. To my surprise, I found more satisfaction in this modest pursuit than any other I’d taken on. War can be a blessing in this way. If you’re trapped, its destruction can free you. It freed me to ...more
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Cormac McCarthy
“You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.”
Cormac McCarthy, No Country for Old Men

Margaret Atwood
“Perhaps I write for no one. Perhaps for the same person children are writing for when they scrawl their names in the snow.”
Margaret Atwood

Scott Westerfeld
“What you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful.”
Scott Westerfeld, Uglies

Douglas Adams
“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.”
douglas adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

J.K. Rowling
“If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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