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Among Thieves
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“It is the power of shapeshifting and the danger,” Jenny said, her voice low in the silence of the room. “If I transformed you into a filly, Trey, your essence would be the essence of a horse. Your thoughts would be a horse’s thoughts, your body a mare’s body; your loves and desires would be those of a young, swift beast. You might remember for a time what you were, but you could not find your way back to be it once again. I think you would be happy as a filly.”
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R.S.V.P. Murder by Mignon G. Eberhart
"The second most dangerous secret is the one you don't know you know. The most dangerous secret is the one someone thinks you know, but don't...especially when that someone is a murderer. In R.S.V.P Murder, Mignon Eberhart deals with both kinds of..." Read more of this review »
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My 2019 reading goals:
★ Start a reading journal ✔
★ Read at least 5 books a month
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1. Focus on my Finish the Series Reading List (1/8 UTD, 0/7 completed, 1/38 books)

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The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon
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Left Hand of God Trilogy by Paul Hoffman
“LIFE is like a pond into which an idle child drops a pebble and from that act the ripples spread outward. Wrong. Life is a stream and not a stream in spate, just an ordinary piddling sort of stream with its routine eddies, whirls and no-account vorticles.”
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This book really needed a editor to cut at least 50% from the book because the book promises so much, but really delivers on so little, as the ending was such a let down. The book has slow development in the beginning, while at the end it felt like i ...more
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Michael Moorcock
“I cannot justify my actions. Roldero had said that men must be judged by their deeds, not their motives. I offer such speculation only n the hope that by understanding our motives we may thus control our deeds.”
Michael Moorcock, The Eternal Champion

Ayn Rand
“Reason functions by integrating perceptual data into concepts.”
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C.S. Friedman
“Morality is the constant of human existence.”
C.S. Friedman, Black Sun Rising

Marlon James
“Divide the Kongor lord's house by six. A house that is by a room, with an arch door, and walls of clay and mortar. Now put another room on top of that one, then another, then another, and another, then one more and one more on top of that, with a roof that curves like when the moon cuts herself in half. That was this man's house, a house that looked like just one column was cut off and sent to the Dolingo savannah.”
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Ayn Rand
“Reason, according to Objectivism, is not merely a distinguishing attribute of man; it is his fundamental attribute-his basic means of survival. Therefore, whatever reason requires in order to function is a necessity of human life.”
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