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“The well bred contradict other people. the wise contradict themselves.”
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The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
The Island of Sea Women
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I'm bringing out the classic Auden response for this one: "I can see this is good but I don’t like it." (Anne talks about them here: https://modernmrsdarcy.com/for-an-adu....) Lisa See writes her epic in a lyrical voice that mirrors the sea tide--swe ...more
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As the authors would say, “ugh.”

No really, I counted about five “ughs” in the initial skim through of the book.

This felt not only whiny and unprofessional, but also as if they were setting me up not to take it seriously. Beyond that, it was hard to.

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The Last Romantics by Tara Conklin
The Last Romantics
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There would be no way for me to do this book justice in my review. I gobbled it up from the first word to the last. Nigh well my perfect book.

I haven’t enjoyed something this much since Station Eleven. And in fact, though they don’t have much in comm
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I discovered this gem while glancing through previous Modern Mrs. Darcy Summer Reading Guides. This one goes all the way back to... 2012. I would never had picked it up had it not been recommended by Anne in the SR Guide. It’s the first “serious” Gri ...more
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C.S. Lewis
“I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.”
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“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”
Mark Twain

J.R.R. Tolkien
“I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

Mark Twain
“′Classic′ - a book which people praise and don't read.”
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Bernard M. Baruch
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
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