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Dear Child
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"‘They’re your children. I’m your husband. We are a happy family.’
‘Those aren’t my children,’ the distorted voice whimpered.
‘We’re a happy family. I’m your husband,’ he kept saying. ‘I’m your husband and they are your children. You don’t have anybody anymore, apart from us. You’ll feel better when you understand that.’"
Jul 08, 2020 06:07AM

 
The Mermaid and M...
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"‘I see,’ he says. ‘More of a sea-goblin, ain’t it? That’s what I’d call it.’
‘Its appearance is unlovely. Do you think it will draw any crowd?’
‘Why would it not? A marvel’s a marvel.’ He taps his nose wisely. ‘To my mind, its ugliness adds to its appeal. Folks don’t mind being scared when they know there’s a pie and gossip to be had downstairs.’"
Jun 21, 2020 01:12AM

 
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"The dog-human bond is probably the most extraordinary cross-species relationship on the planet, although cat people may of course object. We are able to get so close to these waggly, slobbery creatures partly because we understand each other. You may not think you speak fluent dog, but actually we are fairly good at reading a dog's expressions." May 13, 2020 09:44PM

 
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“Oh, why don’t we blame it on Pen?” not-Triss heard herself snap, in a voice that sounded harsher and more brutal than her own. something had burst, and the words welled up in spite of all her attempts to dam them. “That’s what we always do, isn’t it? That’s what she’s for, isn’t it? We blame everything on Pen and then we change the subject. And nothing matters as long as we don’t talk about it.”
Frances Hardinge, Cuckoo Song

Laini Taylor
“It was, in fact, quite difficult to lie to a hawk.”
Laini Taylor, Strange the Dreamer

Terry Pratchett
“The Library didn’t only contain magical books, the ones which are chained to their shelves and are very dangerous. It also contained perfectly ordinary books, printed on commonplace paper in mundane ink. It would be a mistake to think that they weren’t also dangerous, just because reading them didn’t make fireworks go off in the sky. Reading them sometimes did the more dangerous trick of making fireworks go off in the privacy of the reader’s brain.”
Terry Pratchett, Soul Music

Sabaa Tahir
“Fear is only your enemy if you allow it to be.”
Sabaa Tahir, An Ember in the Ashes

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