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by Joan Aiken
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The sounds of parents traveled through walls, traveled up stairs, were inescapable. Wherever you went on earth, you could hear them.
“The first duty of the novelist is to entertain. It is a moral duty. People who read your books are sick, sad, traveling, in the hospital waiting room while someone is dying. Books are written by the alone for the alone.”
“If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”
“In books we never find anything but ourselves. Strangely enough, that always gives us great pleasure, and we say the author is a genius.”
2022 Reading Challengehattie read 51 books of her goal of 50!
2020 Reading Challengehattie read 52 books of her goal of 50!
2019 Reading Challengehattie read 50 books of her goal of 50!
2017 Reading Challengehattie read 58 books of her goal of 50!
2016 Reading Challengehattie read 50 books of her goal of 50!
2015 Reading Challengehattie read 43 books of her goal of 40!
2014 Reading Challengehattie read 31 books of her goal of 30!
2013 Reading Challengehattie read 26 books of her goal of 25!
2012 Reading Challengehattie read 20 books of her goal of 20!
hattie’s 2022 Year in Books
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