A NovelBook - 2020
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“She (Ruby) thought of all the women she knew who’d been given nothing, who’d been scorned and misjudged, who’d had to fight for every scrap. They were her many mothers: Evangeline, who gave her life, and Hazel, who saved it. Olive and Maeve, who fed and nurtured her. Even Dr. Garrett. Each of them lived inside her, and always would. They were the rings of the tree that Hazel was always going on about, the shelf on her thread.” - pp. 360-61
“Evangeline nodded. For a moment all of them were quiet. Then she said, ‘Well, I don’t know if this will help, but …’ She took a breath. ‘When you cut down a tree, you can tell how old it is by the rings inside. The more rings, the sturdier the tree. So … I imagine I’m a tree. And every moment that mattered to me, or person I loved, is a ring.’ She put the flat of her hand on her chest. ‘All of them here. Keeping me strong.” - pp. 161-62
“Every person you’ve ever cared about, and every place you’ve ever loved, is one of these shells. You’re the thread that ties them together,” she’d said, touching Mathinna’s cheek. “You carry the people and places you cherish with you. Remember that and you will never be lonely, child.” - pp. 82-83
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