Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

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1 week, 4 days ago

God, I hope I remember this in the morning

There are ways I could improve myself, but I am also capable. I am not powerless. I am not my past.

I am not the product of other people, not Maggie, or Evelyn, or Ed. I made myself and, if I choose to, I can change. I can imagine myself differently. I can make the imagination real. Who said tha…

—p.199 The Guest Lecture by Martin Riker
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1 week, 4 days ago

being just sort of normal and boring

At some point Jason came out with beers and sat next to me. He drank beer now, which was disappointing. Then again, so did I. It was disappointing that both of us now drank beer. In high school, not drinking had felt special, like you were making a statement about the clichéd expectations of Americ…

—p.169 by Martin Riker
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1 week, 4 days ago

I hate the power that comes with it.

I’ve always hated feeling that I have power. I like responsibility, but I hate the power that comes with it.

What the hell is wrong with me?

—p.161 by Martin Riker
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1 week, 4 days ago

soporific

So this is what my life has been reduced to. What the vast expanses of my past boil down to. A soporific.

—p.152 by Martin Riker
notable
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1 week, 4 days ago

a person you simply offer pot to

It was senior year, those exciting few days before the semester gets going, when everyone’s back but nothing’s started. I was supposed to meet her at a party that night, but she took the bus and came over to my place early. I’d moved off campus, to the old house with the big back porch next to the …

—p.114 by Martin Riker