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See You in the Cosmos
Jack Cheng
Exploring Space: From Galileo to the Mars Rover and Beyond
Stephen Biesty, Martin Jenkins
The Terranauts: A Novel
T.C. Boyle
A Quiet Kind of Thunder
Sara Barnard
Gumnut Babies
May Gibbs
Progress: 42/264 pages
Highly Illogical Behaviour
John Corey Whaley
Progress: 82/249 pages
Alastair Reynolds
Progress: 75/425 pages
See What I Have Done
Sarah Schmidt
The Dog, Ray
Linda Coggin
Forgetting Foster
Dianne Touchell

Reading progress update: I've read 250 out of 355 pages.

Spontaneous - Aaron Starmer

I set up a Google Alert for my name, which I know is basically the corner where masochism meets narcissism, but I couldn't help it. It should come as no surprise that it was upsetting to check my email every morning and see what the world was saying about Mara Carlyle. However, it wasn't that people were calling me an evil harpy or anything. It was that they were hardly talking about me at all.

Jane, on the other hand, had countless Tumblrs and Pinterest boards dedicated to her quotes and "Rolling in the Deep" became something more than just the title of an Adele song. Since Jane's last name was Rolling and she was perceived as being "deep," this tired pun - shortened into the hashtag #RITD - became a way to share the wisdom of the world's favorite teen mom.

Even Tess wasn't immune. On Picture Day, she wore a T-shirt with a quote from Jane on it: 




I know. I didn't understand it either.