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Women • Fiction • Life

“Like swallows, like salmon, we were the helpless captives of our migratory patterns. We pretended that what we had lost was the house, not our mother, not our father. We pretended that what we had lost had been taken from us by the person who still lived inside…” – Danny in The Dutch House by …

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“Spider Woman, the Holy Person who taught the Navajo to weave and gave the Hero Twins the weapons they needed to begin their quest to find their father the Sun and to rid the world of monsters.” – Bernie in Spider Woman’s Daughter by Anne Hillerman October’s read for the book club I’m in was …

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“I think you can’t imagine. Why anyone would choose a different life from the one you’ve got. Why anyone might want something other than a big house with a big lawn, a fancy car, a job in an office. Why anyone would choose anything different than what you’d choose.” – Mia to Elena in Little …

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“I wasn’t aware that words could hold so much. I didn’t know a sentence could be so full.” ― Kya / Marsh Girl in Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens I first became aware of Where the Crawdad’s Sing when it became the September 2018 pick of Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club. I purchased the audiobook that …

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