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julesmarie

The Book High

I've always said I'll read anything, and I really do mean that. Lately M/M romance has had my interest, but fantasy and sci-fi were my first loves and will always hold a special place in my heart. I also love histories and biographies.

Currently reading

The Mists of Avalon
Marion Zimmer Bradley
Shakespeare After All
Marjorie Garber
Fairytales Short & Sweet - Megan Derr I've been a huge fan of Ms. Derr's for a while now. And I think this collection is just further proof of her genius. She's able to infuse more joy and magic and hope into a story that can't be more than 1,000 words than some authors can in 100,000.

All of these short-short stories were beautiful. With perfectly happy endings for characters who perfectly deserved them. There were several I'd love to see in a longer form, but getting to read them at all was a delight.

Some Favorite Quotes

It is easy, in the glory of slaying a great dragon, to forget that not everyone needs a dragon slain.

So he went to war and was gone many years. He returned home sadder, quieter, with many honors and badges that did not make up for all he has lost.

He supposed if he was going to dream, he may as well make it as hopeless as possible. What was the point, after all, in dreaming small?