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Whip-smart, deeply philosophical … but can also kick your ass.
Joana from Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys | Review
“She must have been a nurse. She looked a few years older than me. Pretty. Naturally pretty, the type that’s still attractive, even more so, when she’s filthy.”
So strong in the face of a thousand hardships
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Each of these girls is so strong in her own way; I adored every character in this book.
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“‘Do you know who tells me my worth, Phaedra of Alonso?’
The princess pointed a hard finger at her own chest.
‘Me. I determine my own worth. If I had to rely on others I’d have lain down and died waiting.’”