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Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club by Megan Gail Coles
"Long title, long book. Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club by Megan Gail Coles may scare off people for a few different reasons, one of them being the warning issued at the beginning:

“This might hurt a little. Be brave.

But those who ar..." Read more of this review »
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Next Year, for Sure by Zoey Leigh Peterson
" Do it, it's great "
Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
" Ha! I am taking a voluntary Goodreads-update break for 2019. Not tracking my reading on here for the year. So I'll update date it in 2020 :P "
Mrs. Fletcher by Tom Perrotta
" No I think the audiobook production was good, I just hated the story. "
Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
" This book is so good :) "
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Vita Nostra by Marina Dyachenko
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I have SUCH conflicting thoughts about this book because it was crazy and interesting and groundbreaking and suspenseful and fucking weird and lacking antagonists and personality and structure and chapter breaks but it's so intriguing and different ...more
Invincible by Robert Kirkman
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Scott Hutchins
“Opinions are like ugly children … despite it all you love your own.”
Scott Hutchins, A Working Theory of Love

Scott Hutchins
“The architecture—the mind—is knitting together. It’s sentience. Vague sentience. All these years of formulating machines that know something, while the secret is to create machines that don’t know something.”
Scott Hutchins, A Working Theory of Love

Daryl Gregory
“The problem with getting old was that each day had to compete with the thousands of others gone by. How wonderful would a day have to be to win such a beauty contest? To even make it into the finals? Never mind that memory rigged the game, airbrushed the flaws from its contestants, while the present had to shuffle into the spotlight unaided, all pockmarked with mundanities and baggy with annoyances.”
Daryl Gregory, Spoonbenders

Neil Gaiman
“Sleep my little baby-oh
Sleep until you waken
When you wake you'll see the world
If I'm not mistaken...

Kiss a lover
Dance a measure,
Find your name
And buried treasure...

Face your life
Its pain,
Its pleasure,
Leave no path untaken.”
Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book

Scott Hutchins
“It’s important to remember something: California is not a state built on moderation. We invented motion pictures. We made an electric sports car. We’re both the brain (Silicon Valley) and the heart (Hollywood, alas) of this great nation, and meanwhile we grow everyone’s strawberries. We’re open to innovation. We’re open to new ideas. We’re open to odd couples—and to strays from all parts of the world. Look at our last governor: an Austrian body builder and son of a Nazi married to John F. Kennedy’s niece. Anything can happen.”
Scott Hutchins, A Working Theory of Love

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