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“All three [women] had brilliant white teeth that shone like pearls against the ruby of their voluptuous lips. There was something about them that made me uneasy, some longing and at the same time some deadly fear. I felt in my heart a wicked, burning desire that they would kiss me with those red lips.” …

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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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“Is there in the whole field of history, or of fiction even, one instance of female heroism to compare for one moment with this?” – The Times, September 19, 1838 In a tired haze, I downloaded the ebook of The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter by Hazel Gaynor from my public library. I was about half way …

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“It was very dark. The rain was beating down over the shivering fields. The Haunted Woods was full of the growns of mighty trees wrung in the tempest, and the air throbbed with the thunderous crash of billows on the distant shore. And Gilbert was dying!” – In Anne of the Island by Lucy Maud …

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“The key to the perfect novel, Alice had decided, was to revolve the story around a crime’s solution, all the while tricking the reader by making it seem she was doing one thing when in fact she was merrily doing another.” – The Lake House by Kate Morton It’s safe to say that Kate Morton …

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