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"I was back in the city streets, this time moving through alleyways and trying to be much more careful about who I talked to next. I was learning that just because a human looks nice on the outside, doesn't mean they will be friendly on the inside." Apr 24, 2019 11:49PM

 
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"Harriet and Helena possessed enquiring minds and hankered for the opportunity for further study and regular contact with the developing scientific community in Sydney and across Australia. However, women at the time were not permitted to attend university, so the sisters had to be content with their own work, observations and social network." Apr 19, 2019 06:17AM

 
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"My coming out, combined with my move, filled my mother with every fear imaginable: muggings, gay bashings, me being sex trafficked. The first time I'd gone to New York to look at schools, she had given me a roll of quarters and told me, "You can use them for vending machines or pay phones or hold them in your fist and punch someone if they try to attack you."" Mar 24, 2019 08:15AM

 
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I've been doing this experiment for a week now and already find that I'm enjoying reading so much more now that it doesn't feel like a chore. If you like dark and edgy, sit with me and compare notes.
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Frances Hardinge
“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.”
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