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Vintage Vintage by Susan Gloss
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“Will you promise me something else, too?” Violet nodded. “Don’t make the same mistake I did and wait for the perfect time to do the things you want to do in life. For so long, I sat on my hands because I was afraid of what people would think of me—my husband, his colleagues, our friends. I was afraid to put my heart into the things I really cared about because I didn’t want to be controversial, or for people to disagree with me. Don’t do that.”
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“Happy endings aren't just for fairy tales and massage parlors.”
Susan Gloss, Vintage
“It had never occurred to Amithi that anything more than fine was an option.”
Susan Gloss, Vintage
“I’ve learned from her that a pretty thing isn’t worth much if you can’t share it with anyone. It’s just a thing. Only when you let others enjoy it, too, does it become truly beautiful.”
Susan Gloss, Vintage
“...Violet followed her friend into the massive kitchen with its Restoration Hardware fixture and faux-weathered, farmhouse-style cabinets. Its perplexed Violet, the way people tried to make the insides of new homes look old.”
Susan Gloss, Vintage
“couldn’t change her life if all of the people in it saw her a certain way.”
Susan Gloss, Vintage
“Some people were just meant to sparkle more than others, honey.”
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“She had always thought it would be a burden to have a husband who was prettier than she was.”
Susan Gloss, Vintage
“She knew she'd never meet anyone that way, but she would also never get hurt, never again have to make the difficult decision to leave anyone or be left.”
Susan Gloss, Vintage
“I’ve learned from her that a pretty thing isn’t worth much if you can’t share it with anyone. It’s”
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“After that, they’d started studying together. April also began spending the night sometimes at Charlie’s apartment on campus, telling her mother she was staying at a girlfriend’s house. She hated lying to her mom, but she was willing to do almost anything to spend a series of uninterrupted hours with Charlie, lying skin to skin and sharing secrets underneath the billows of his down comforter—a shield from the petty, perpetually boring world of high school, which April couldn’t wait to leave behind”
Susan Gloss, Vintage
“Betsy doesn't keep beautiful things to herself. I've learned from her that a pretty thing isn't worth much if you can't share it with anyone. It's just a thing. Only when you let others enjoy it, too, does it become beautiful”
Susan Gloss, Vintage
“Beneath the ash trees on Johnson Street, just east of campus, Hourglass Vintage stood in a weathered brick building, wedged between a fair-trade coffee shop and a bike-repair business.”
Susan Gloss, Vintage
“Don’t make the same mistake I did and wait for the perfect time to do the things you want to do in life. For so long, I sat on my hands because I was afraid of what people would think of me—my husband, his colleagues, our friends. I was afraid to put my heart into the things I really cared about because I didn’t want to be controversial, or for people to disagree with me. Don’t do that.”
Susan Gloss, Vintage
“She was sacrificing happiness in the moment for the hope of a different kind of happiness in the future.”
Susan Gloss, Vintage