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Melanie Page
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Reader, reviewer, instructor, writer, wife.
Reader, reviewer, instructor, writer, wife.

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After the knight joins Thing's group, he's unable to get used to her name, calling her Thingy, Thingumabobby, Thingumy, and Thingamajig.

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"Welcome home, dear! You don't mind being terribly broke, do ya, so long as I start shaving without mentioning why?"

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Content Warning: scattered mentions of the main character not being beautiful. She’s almost always told to her face, which some may find disturbing, but she also ruminates on the subject herself as a character flaw. Firstly, I have to thank Naomi at…

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What was the point of letting a fat witch tell the story if it pretty much isn't about her?

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I'm not sure when I'll read these books, but having them comforted me and gave me something else to think about for a while that Friday afternoon . . .

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"I’m not talking about how we all, on occasion, feel weird, or lonely, or exhausted, or like a failure, or left out. . . . I’m not talking about feeling out of place or awkward."--from The Misfit's Manifesto by Lidia Yuknavitch

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I started to ask if misfits are born or made. Can someone "normal" be a misstep away from misfit?

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Have you ever kissed someone's nostrils?

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Surprisingly, Star is one of many in a series of Stars, making her common, not unique, gaining a specialness only because people grant it to her.

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"I certainly felt shamed by some people for writing the book and for speaking out on the unspeakable, for writing an angry book from the POV of the victim of domestic violence where the victim is not tough or heroic, just very angry and vengeful."
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