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She cusses like a trucker with three flat tires.
1 year ago
So I walked back to my room and collapsed on the bottom bunk, thinking that if people were rain, I was drizzle and she was a hurricane.
John Green (Looking for Alaska)
The inside of the house was not so different from the outside: shabby, cluttered, interesting.
Shakespeare’s Secret, p.66
By Valentine’s Day, Miles and Haven are in love - though not with each other.
My attention was focused on two things: Riley, just in case he started to attack again, and the door.
The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner, p.96
No, I just…” He turns away, leaving both the sentence, and me, to dangle.
He smelled interesting - like ol-timey spices, copal and amber, like the incense shops in Covent Garden. (p.45)
As if that had been on my to-do list for Christmas hols. See Dad - check. Develop strange powers - check. Defeat an evil god of chaos - check. The whole idea was mad! (p.103)
I couldn’t see his face very well, but it looked red and moist and… well, let’s just say I was glad I couldn’t see it better. (p.63)
I wondered what that would be like: a normal family trip, no magic problems or monsters chasing you. (p.263)
Bast had an interesting definition of interesting: a boiling lake several miles wide that smelled like burning petrol and rotton meat. (p.346)
The Red Pyramid
Sadie hadn’t changed much either since last summer. [As I’m recording this, she’s standing next to me, glaring so I’d better be careful how I desribe her.]
The Red Pyramid, p.7
There were… family difficulties,” he said with monumental understatement.
Birdwing, p. 262
Nobody knows who said it first, but somebody must have: “Kid’s gotta be a maniac.
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