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Abby Fabiaschi
“When the world gives you a hard time, pick up a book and join another.”
Abby Fabiaschi, I Liked My Life

Alex Michaelides
“Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive, and will come forth later, in uglier ways. —SIGMUND FREUD”
Alex Michaelides, The Silent Patient

Sarah Vaughan
“She need never feel apologetic about wanting to read a book—or be herself—again.”
Sarah Vaughan, Anatomy of a Scandal

Tracey Garvis Graves
“Always choose love. Always choose the adventure. You’ll never regret it.”
Tracey Garvis-Graves

Ursula K. Le Guin
“I don’t have a gun and I don’t have even one wife and my sentences tend to go on and on and on, with all this syntax in them. Ernest Hemingway would have died rather than have syntax. Or semicolons. I use a whole lot of half-assed semicolons; there was one of them just now; that was a semicolon after “semicolons,” and another one after “now.”

And another thing. Ernest Hemingway would have died rather than get old. And he did. He shot himself. A short sentence. Anything rather than a long sentence, a life sentence. Death sentences are short and very, very manly. Life sentences aren’t. They go on and on, all full of syntax and qualifying clauses and confusing references and getting old. And that brings up the real proof of what a mess I have made of being a man: I am not even young. Just about the time they finally started inventing women, I started getting old. And I went right on doing it. Shamelessly. I have allowed myself to get old and haven’t done one single thing about it, with a gun or anything.”
Ursula K. Le Guin, The Wave in the Mind: Talks and Essays on the Writer, the Reader and the Imagination

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