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ambrosiasalad

ambrosiasalad

Joined November 2021

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The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon
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Song of Achilles | Madeline Miller
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A very beautiful and tragic love story

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Slaughterhouse-Five | Kurt Vonnegut
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Very apt and succinct anti-war read. Charming and witty

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“Lot‘s wife was told not to look back where all those people and their homes had been. But she did look back, and I love her for that, because it was so human. So she was turned to a pillar of salt. So it goes.

People aren‘t supposed to look back. I‘m certainly not going to do it anymore. I‘ve finished my war book now. The next one I write is going to be fun. This one is a failure, and it had to be, since it was written by a pillar of salt.”

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Circe | Madeline Miller
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The only mythology book I have ever read that made me feel a closeness to the characters and events, which is refreshing considering the genre overall strikes me as an absurd and aloof mess. This book also encapsulates women and empowerment beautifully; soft and nurturing, yet powerful and brutal when necessary

Cheries_Ghost excellent review!!! thank you amber 1y
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The Hobbit | J.R.R. Tolkien
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In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. So excited to read this one again!

Burpito This new? 1y
ambrosiasalad @Burpito yeah, Tolkien is an up and coming author lol I hope they make 3 movies with way too much CGI based on this 300 page book! 1y
Burpito You must be jolkien 1y
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Circe | Madeline Miller

“It is a common saying that women are delicate creatures, flowers, eggs, anything that may be crushed in a moment's carelessness. If I had ever believed it, I no longer did.”

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Circe | Madeline Miller

“But in a solitary life, there are rare moments when another soul dips near yours, as stars once a year brush the earth. Such a constellation was he to me.”