Climb if you will, but remember that courage and strength are nought without prudence, and that a momentary negligence may destroy the happiness of a lifetime. Do nothing in haste; look well to each step; and from the beginning think what may be the end. ~ Edward Whymper

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10 Word Review – Annihilation (Southern Reach #1) (book)

17934530Complicated. Writing. Account. Strange. Mystery. Unsettling. Creepy. Interesting. Sluggish. yes.

Everyone must have felt that a cheerful friend is like a sunny day, which sheds its brightness on all around; and most of us can, as we choose, make of this world either a palace or a prison. ~ Sir John Lubbock

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With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things. ~ William Wordsworth
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And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. ~ Roald Dahl

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10 Word Review – Joyland (book)

13596166Writing. Carny. Mystery. Heartbreak. Ghosts. Intuition. Storytelling. Characters. Good. Yes.

10 Word Review – The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle #1)

6325687Storytelling. Epic. Adventure. Sympathy. Long. World. Mystery. Layered. Absorbing. Yes.