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  • Tonya shared from Nose Down, Eyes Up: A Novel by Merrill Markoe
    What drove me crazy about Sara’s cooking was the camouflage and the fraud. Don’t give me a cylinder of unseasoned lima beans and call them a hot dog. There is enough disappointment in life as it is. Sara worked much too hard inventing those crazy vegetable disguises.
  • Tonya shared from The Age of Miracles: A Novel by Karen Thompson Walker
    Some say that love is the sweetest feeling, the purest form of joy, but that isn’t right. It’s not love—it’s relief.
  • Tonya shared from The Book of Someday by Dianne Dixon
    “Some people are defined by what they’re looking for. Others by what they’re hiding.”
  • Tonya shared from Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel by Maria Semple
    OUTDOORSY DAD: I work for Messenger. ME: What’s that? OUTDOORSY DAD: You know Windows Live? ME: Ummm… OUTDOORSY DAD: You know the MSN home page? ME: Kind of… OUTDOORSY DAD: (Losing patience) When you turn on your computer, what comes up? ME: The New York Times. OUTDOORSY DAD: Well, there’s a Windows home page that usually comes up. ME: You mean the thing that’s preloaded when you buy a PC? I’m sorry, I have a Mac. OUTDOORSY DAD: (Getting defensive because everyone there is lusting for an iPhone, but there’s a rumor that if Ballmer sees you with one, you’ll get shitcanned. Even...
  • Tonya shared from Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel by Maria Semple
    One of the main reasons I don’t like leaving the house is because I might find myself face-to-face with a Canadian.
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