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Mark Twain
“When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.”
Mark Twain

Marcus Tullius Cicero
“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Jenn J. McLeod
“An improbable set of circumstances.
An impossible situation.
How long could she hold on to the truth? Should she hold on?...Was she obligated to protect the deceptions of the dead when the truth might somehow help the living?”
Jenn J. McLeod, Season of Shadow and Light
tags: truth

Charlaine Harris
“Here’s to books, the cheapest vacation you can buy.”
Charlaine Harris

Karin Slaughter
“The two women switched to their native tongue. Kate tuned them out. She understood only half of what they were saying. As with most Americans, Dutch sounded to her more like a disease of the throat than an actual language”
Karin Slaughter, Cop Town
tags: humour

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A group for all Australian Goodreads members (and those interested in Australia), no matter what they read!
74566 Aussie Lovers of Crime/Mystery/Thriller/Suspense — 1298 members — last activity 17 hours, 47 min ago
A group for Aussie GR members (and those interested in our wonderful land of OZ), who love nothing more than to curl up with a good crime, thriller, s ...more
72206 Love of Reading — 77 members — last activity 41 minutes ago
This is a book club for women who love to read and enjoy discussing books. Love of Reading is a place where you can relax and make yourself at home. W ...more
1357 Cozy Mysteries — 15816 members — last activity 42 minutes ago
For those who love a good cozy mystery while curled up on the couch with a cup of coffee/tea/cocoa and maybe a dog/cat next to them. Please be kind ...more
973201 LOTSA SPELL CHALLENGES — 83 members — last activity 8 hours, 26 min ago
Spell challenges are my favorite type of reading challenge. With that in mind, I decided to start a new group that focuses only on spell challenges. ...more
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