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    Aleatha Romig
    “The heat of the summer transformed the green grass into long brown straw, only the weeds were green. Claire didn't mind, the weeds had pretty flowers. Unlike Tony's flowers, which had been sentenced to his yard, gardens, or clay pots, these flowers grew free wherever they wanted. Furthermore, weeds were survivors. When all else died, the weeds remained. Yes, Claire liked weeds.”
    Aleatha Romig, Consequences

  • #2
    George R.R. Martin
    “Power resides only where men believe it resides. [...] A shadow on the wall, yet shadows can kill. And ofttimes a very small man can cast a very large shadow.”
    George R.R. Martin, A Clash of Kings

  • #4
    Neil Gaiman
    “Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and dreams are the shadow-truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes, and forgot.”
    Neil Gaiman, Dream Country

  • #5
    Sara Gruen
    “With a secret like that, at some point the secret itself becomes irrelevant. The fact that you kept it does not.”
    Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants

  • #5
    Saul Bellow
    “You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.”
    Saul Bellow

  • #6
    S.E. Hinton
    “I lie to myself all the time. But I never believe me.”
    S.E. Hinton, The Outsiders

  • #7
    E.L. James
    “Laters, baby.”
    E.L. James, Fifty Shades of Grey

  • #8
    Orson Scott Card
    “Perhaps it's impossible to wear an identity without becoming what you pretend to be.”
    Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game

  • #9
    Timothy J. Keller
    “Love without truth is sentimentality; it supports and affirms us but keeps us in denial about our flaws. Truth without love is harshness; it gives us information but in such a way that we cannot really hear it.”
    Timothy Keller, The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God

  • #10
    Jean Baudrillard
    “Americans may have no identity, but they do have wonderful teeth.”
    Jean Baudrillard

  • #11
    Jean Baudrillard
    “The secret of theory is that truth does not exist.”
    Jean Baudrillard, Fragments: Cool Memories III, 1990-1995

  • #12
    Francis Bacon
    “Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.”
    Sir Francis Bacon

  • #13
    China Miéville
    “A trap is only a trap if you don't know about it. If you know about it, it's a challenge.”
    China Miéville, King Rat

  • #14
    George R.R. Martin
    “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.”
    George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons

  • #15
    W. Somerset Maugham
    “There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.”
    W. Somerset Maugham

  • #16
    Margaret Mitchell
    “Well, my dear, take heart. Some day, I will kiss you and you will like it. But not now, so I beg you not to be too impatient.”
    Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind

  • #17
    Jerry Seinfeld
    “A bookstore is one of the only pieces of physical evidence we have that people are still thinking.”
    Jerry Seinfeld

  • #18
    Tom Clancy
    “The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.”
    Tom Clancy

  • #19
    Toni Morrison
    “Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.”
    Toni Morrison, Beloved

  • #20
    Diane Duane
    “Reading one book is like eating one potato chip.”
    Diane Duane, So You Want to Be a Wizard

  • #21
    Benjamin Franklin
    “Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.”
    Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack

  • #22
    Janet Evanovich
    “Cupcake, your middle name is trouble.”
    Janet Evanovich, Four to Score

  • #23
    Charlaine Harris
    “You trust me?" Eric sounded surprised.
    "Yes."
    "That's . . . crazy, Sookie.”
    Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

  • #24
    J.K. Rowling
    “Of all the trees we could've hit, we had to get one that hits back.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

  • #25
    Oscar Wilde
    “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #26
    E.B. White
    “It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer.”
    E.B. White, Charlotte's Web

  • #27
    E.B. White
    “Trust me, Wilbur. People are very gullible. They'll believe anything they see in print.”
    E.B. White, Charlotte's Web

  • #28
    J.R. Ward
    “I was dead until you found me, though I breathed. I was sightless, though I could see. And then you came...and I was awakened.”
    J.R. Ward, Lover Awakened

  • #29
    J.R. Ward
    “Terrific. A bisexual dominant vampire with kidnapping expertise.”
    J.R. Ward, Lover Unbound

  • #30
    Dr. Seuss
    “Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
    Dr. Seuss



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