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Unfortunately could just not get into this book. Felt like too many ideas being juggled and they just couldn’t mesh together. Which is a shame, because I absolutely loved Tade’s other books. Maybe I’ll try again someday.
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"This book is FANTASTIC! Absolutely love the premise, the art, the writing, and the general aesthetics . This is a great book for everyone to read but ESPECIALLY children and teens. "
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Took me a month to slog through this one. Not a very good time travel story. A lot of talk about the conquest of women and sports. So much filler. Kind of a sloppy remake/reimagining of the excellent Replay by Ken Grimwood. Would not recommend.
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Ann VanderMeer
“There is no “makes sense” in the universal sense – that is to say, criticizing a time travel story because its rules do not line up with rules in the real world is akin to dismissing the Harry Potter books because the conductive properties of wood could never sustain the energy required for spell casting.”
Ann VanderMeer, The Time Traveler's Almanac

Tom Robbins
“Rules such as "Write what you know," and "Show, don't tell," while doubtlessly grounded in good sense, can be ignored with impunity by any novelist nimble enough to get away with it. There is, in fact, only one rule in writing fiction: Whatever works, works.”
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Randall Munroe
“Take wrong turns. Talk to strangers. Open unmarked doors. And if you see a group of people in a field, go find out what they are doing. Do things without always knowing how they'll turn out. You're curious and smart and bored, and all you see is the choice between working hard and slacking off. There are so many adventures that you miss because you're waiting to think of a plan. To find them, look for tiny interesting choices. And remember that you are always making up the future as you go.”
Randall Munroe, xkcd: volume 0

J.K. Rowling
“Dobby has no master. Dobby is a free elf!”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

George R.R. Martin
“and take the ironmen in the rear while they are beating off what they think is my main thrust up the causeway”
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