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Georgette Heyer

“He turned from her to meet Miss Marlow, and his gloomiest forebodings were realized.  She had neither beauty nor countenance, her complexion was poor and her figure worse, her dress was tasteless, and the colourless voice in which she murmured how-do-you-do confirmed him in his instant belief that she was insipid.  He wondered how soon he would be able to bring his visit to an end.”

  • Sylvester, by Georgette Heyer

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The Twelfth Enchantment

image“…Lucy was tired of being manipulated and moved about like a game piece.  It was time to make her own decisions.  With hardly a thought of what it would mean, Lucy leapt up, hurled open the door of the coach, and threw herself onto the grass.”

  • The Twelfth Enchantment, by David Liss

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A Gathering of Shadows

image“The world is neither fair nor right, but it has a way of balancing itself.  Magic teaches us that much.”

-Tieren, A Gathering of Shadows, by V.E. Schwab Continue reading “A Gathering of Shadows”

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