I'm a US Navy veteran, a fan of alligators and stormy weather, an artist, and a short, angry woman who badly wants to get published.
Howl's Moving Castle (Diana Wynne Jones)
The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexandre Dumas)
Captive Prince (CS Pacat)
The Immortals Quartet (Tamora Pierce)
"You are a little soul, carrying around a corpse." -Epictetus
"One sin I know, another doth provoke; murder's as near to lust as flame to smoke." -Shakespeare
"Whenever feasible, one should always try to eat the rude." -Hannibal Lecter