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Obsidian Blue

Government drone by day and book lover and geek girl by night!

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Suddenly Single
Carol E. Wyer
Star Crossed
Minnie Darke
On the Come Up
Angie Thomas
The Waste Lands (The Dark Tower #3)
Stephen King
Lisey's Story
Stephen King
Fingersmith
Sarah Waters
Beach House Memories
Mary Alice Monroe
The Girl in the Tower
Katherine Arden
The Everlasting Rose (The Belles #2)
Dhonielle Clayton
The Winter of the Witch
Katherine Arden
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If Beale Street Could Talk - James Baldwin

"The women have somehow managed to get it all together, to hold everything together. So, here everybody is, cleaned, scrubbed, brushed, and greased. Later, they’re going to eat ham hocks or chitterlings or fried or roasted chicken, with yams and rice and greens or cornbread or biscuits. They’re going to come home and fall out and be friendly: and some men wash their cars, on Sundays, more carefully than they wash their foreskins."

 

"Of course, I must say that I don’t think America is God’s gift to anybody—if it is, God’s days have got to be numbered. That God these people say they serve—and do serve, in ways that they don’t know—has got a very nasty sense of humor. Like you’d beat the shit out of Him, if He was a man. Or: if you were."

 

"It’s a miracle to realize that somebody loves you."

 

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