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“Call no man happy until he is dead. Herodotus.” Mr. Nancy raised a white eyebrow, and he said, “I’m not dead yet, and, mostly because I’m not dead yet, I’m happy as a clamboy.” “The Herodotus thing. It doesn’t mean that the dead are happy,” said Shadow. “It means that you can’t judge the shape of someone’s life until it’s over and done.”
trickery curse of the gods jaymin eve and jane washington
Trickery by Jaymin Eve and Jane Washington is the first book in YA fantasy series with a strong focus on the romantic relationships, in which all five brothers vie for the affections of the main character, Willa. In the beginning of the book, we are introduced to the requisite dystopian society, but we get down to the business of hardcore angst pretty quickly, and it doesn’t let up for the rest of the story…in a the way that keeps you reading–bewildered–well into the night.