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Robotswithpersonality
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Pickpick

Okay, I'm done spamming my feed with quotes from this remarkable classic. Accessible too, given the page count. A good chunk of this edition is actually scholarship on the story, and I'm still thinking through my own thoughts; will leave other 'takes' for a second read at some point in the future. For everything it says, (not as dated as I thought it would be), I'm so very glad this book exists.

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Robotswithpersonality
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"...hoped that some day our cities would open up more and let the green and the land and the wilderness in more, to remind people that we're allotted a little space in earth and that we survive in that wilderness that can take back what it has given, as easily as blowing its breath on us or sending the sea to tell us we are not so big." ???

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Robotswithpersonality
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"The things you're looking for, Montag, are in the world, but the only way the average chap will ever see ninety-nine percent of them is in a book. Don't ask for guarantees. And don't look to be saved in any one thing, person, machine or library. DO YOUR OWN BIT OF SAVING, AND IF YOU DROWN, AT LEAST DIE KNOWING YOU WERE HEADED FOR SHORE." ??

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Robotswithpersonality
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"We have everything we need to be happy, but we aren't happy. Something's missing."

"It's not books you need, it's some of the things that were once in books...The magic is only in what books say..."

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HeyT
To Sleep in a Sea of Stars | Christopher Paolini
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I don‘t know what Saturday me was thinking when I got my summer reading program stack but apparently I was like you just finished a chunkster so let‘s do another? Starting this today.

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keithlafo
Vessel: A Novel | Lisa A. Nichols
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Panpan

Surprised to say this one didn‘t click for me. It has all the right elements — Space horror, realism, psychological suspense — but it didn‘t work for me. The reveal was underwhelming and I never felt fully connected to Catherine. Good prose, though.

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SpaceCowboyBooks
The Forever War | Joe Haldeman
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Today's reading

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Robotswithpersonality
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"...What a shame if that's all it can ever know."

Honestly forgot there was any robotic being in this book...of course I'm starting to think I never actually finished it the first time for how little I remember it...

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tokorowilliamwallace
Kingmaker | Christian Cantrell

#two4tuesday

1. I'm not sure about this, maybe more in a high epic fantasy setting, but I don't believe I've read too much fiction concerning royalty. I'm interested in royalty as nonfiction, and the psychosocial which keeps our fascinations and curiosities on it.

2. I'm dabbling in George R.R. Martin's Game of Thrones and will begin Kate Elliott's Crown of Stars parallel medieval universe series this year. Plus the tagged book.

@TheSpineView

TheSpineView Thanks for playing! 8h
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