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A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

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“It begins with absence and desire.
It begins with blood and fear.
It begins with a discovery of witches.”

Day by Elie Wiesel

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“In fact, the question has haunted me for a long time: Does life have meaning after Auschwitz? In a universe cursed because it is guilty, is hope still possible? For a young survivor whose knowledge of life and death surpasses that of his elders, wouldn’t suicide be as great a temptation as love or faith?”

Dawn by Elie Wiesel

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“Night is purer than day; it is better for thinking and loving and dreaming. At night everything is more intense, more true. The echo of words that have been spoken during the day takes on a new and deeper meaning…. Continue Reading →

The Great Gatsby

“There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy and the tired.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby is a 1925 novel written by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald that follows a cast of characters living… Continue Reading →

Top Ten Books With Ancient World Setting

As always, Top Ten Tuesday meme is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is: “Top Ten Books With X Setting”“ I don’t know if “ancient world” is the correct term for my list but I hope you… Continue Reading →

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