Quotes About Amber

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Darynda Jones
“Amber, you could never embarrass me."

"Never?" she asked.

"Never."

"One time, I yelled across the store to Mom and asked her if she wanted the regular or the super-absorbent tampons. I added that, according to the box, the super-absorbent were for those heavy days. Then I asked her to rate her heaviness on a scale of one to ten."

"Okay, you could."

"Then while we were standing in line, I asked her why she was buying three boxes of Summer's Eve in the middle of winter."

I set her at arm's length. "Wow."

"I know, right? I had no idea a person could turn so red.”
Darynda Jones, Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet

Darynda Jones
“I can hear other things, too. Before you came around, I had no idea a man could make a girl scream like that. Reyes seems very talented.”
Darynda Jones, Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet

Robin Hobb
“Love isn't just about feeling sure of the other person, knowing what he would give up for you. It's knowing with certainty what you are willing to surrender for his sake. Make no mistake; each partner gives up something. Individual dreams are surrendered for a shared one.”
Robin Hobb, The Mad Ship

Laurie Faria Stolarz
“Aww, you know my verbal stingers are only poisoned with love”
Laurie Faria Stolarz, Silver Is for Secrets

Suzi Davis
“Some changes occur suddenly like a brilliant flash of lightning striking across a dark sky. These changes are stunning, exciting but can be quickly forgotten. Other changes happen slowly, gradually, like a flower blooming in early spring, each day unfurling its petals another fraction of an inch towards the warm, nurturing sun. These changes are as inevitable as nature running its course; they’re meant to be.”
Suzi Davis

Mira Bartok
“Some of my old memories feel trapped in amber in my brain, lucid and burning, while others are like the wing beat of a hummingbird, an intangible, ephemeral blur.”
Mira Bartok, The Memory Palace

Amber Argyle
“Without asking, he moved behind her and brushed her hair over her shoulder. Drawing the necklace around her neck, he fastened the clasp. The amber felt cool against her sweltering skin. Lifting it, she rotated the pendant, watching as it caught the light. "It's lovely." Before she could change her mind, she dug into her pocket and shoved the rest of the coins into his hand.”
Amber Argyle, Witch Song

Elizabeth Berg
“The light is amber, the air still; the daylilies have folded in on themselves. Soon, the hooded blue of dusk will fall, followed by the darkness of night and the sky writing of the stars, indecipherable to us mortals, despite our attempts to force narrative upon them.”
Elizabeth Berg

Roger Zelazny
“Beyond the River of the Blessed, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Avalon. Our swords were shattered in our hands and we hung our shields on the oak tree. The silver towers were fallen, into a sea of blood. How many miles to Avalon? None, I say, and all. The silver towers are fallen.
…waters,where the stars shone like bonfires at night and the green of day was always the green of spring. Youth, love, beauty-I knew them in Avalon. Proud steeds, bright metal, soft lips, dark ale. Honor…”
Roger Zelazny, The Chronicles of Amber

Harriet Prescott Spofford
“When we hold it (amber) in our hands, we hold also that furious epoch where rioted all monsters and poisons, where death fecundated and life destroyed, where superabundance demanded such existences, no souls, but fiercest animal fire - just for that I hate it!”
Harriet Prescott Spofford, The Amber Gods and Other Stories

“I don't know what this feeling is... I only know that I feel safe in your arms. My heart races every time I see you, I can't catch my breath when I'm around you, and I'm on fire whenever you touch me...”
Sarah West, Passion's Tide

Lisa Schroeder
“I peel
hiss tense fingers
on his right hand
away from
the steering wheel,

one


two


three


four


five.

With each finger,
the scowl
diappears
a little more. when i place
his hand on
my leg
and gently
caress it, he smiles.

That's better.”
Lisa Schroeder

Harriet Prescott Spofford
“Can you say those words and not like it? Don't it bring to you a magnificent picture of the pristine world, - great seas and other skies, - a world of accentuated crises, that sloughed off age after age, and rose fresher from each plunge? Don't you see, or long to see, that mysterious magic tree out of whose pores oozed this fine solidified sunshine? What leaf did it have? What blossom? What great wind shivered its branches? Was it a giant on a lonely coast, or thick low growth blistered in ravines and dells? That's the witchery of amber, - that it has no cause, - that all the world grew to produce it, maybe, - died and gave no other sign, - that its tree, which must have been beautiful, dropped all its fruits, and how bursting with juice must they have been -”
Harriet Prescott Spofford, The Amber Gods and Other Stories

“Do you know the best thing about stars?'
'What?'
'They're all dead, but we can still see them. When we look up it's like we're looking at a million different memories, a million different versions of something that used to be. That's not romantic, either; it's just science.'
'It's a bit romantic,' I tried to argue.
'No, it's not.' she said. 'It's real, and that's what's important.”
Matthew Crow

Cali Amber
“To write, all you need is a creative mind and a lot of free time.”
Cali Amber

Lisa Schroeder
“Cade motions with a nod to follow him. He's holding the pole, and I'm the fish on the line. Just how far will he pull me in?”
Lisa Schroeder
tags: amber

“A hoverfly is held in a sunbeam, an insect in amber.”
Rob Cowen, Common Ground

Juliet Marillier
“Three children lay on the rocks at the water's edge.
A dark-haired girl, two boys, slightly older.
This image is caught forever in my memory, like some fragile creature preserved in amber.”
Juliet Marillier, Daughter of the Forest

Kathleen Winsor
“Her honey-coloured hair fell in heavy wavesbelow her shoulders and as she stared up at him her eyes, clear, speckled amber, seemed to tilt at the corners; her brows were black and swept up in arcs, and she had thick black lashesh. There was about her a kind of warm luxuriance, something immediately suggestive to the men of pleasurable fulfillment- something for which she was not responsible but of which she was acutely conscious.”
Kathleen Winsor, Forever Amber

Linda Joy Singleton
“Let me get this straight," Eli said, as if trying to be calm even though I could tell he was upset. "Instead of returning to your own body, you swapped with my sister?"

"Yes."

"So while I was waiting for you to wake up, holding your hand and saying...well, things I would never say to my sister...it was her and not you?"

"Um...yeah.”
Linda Joy Singleton, Dead Girl Dancing
tags: amber, eli

“Do you know the best thing about stars?”
“What?”
“They're all dead, but we can still see them. When we look up it's like we're looking at a million different memories, a million different versions of something that used to be. That's not romantic, either; it's just science.”
“It's a bit romantic,” I tried to argue.
“No, it's not.” she said. “It's real, and that's what's important.”
Matthew Crow, The Brilliant Light of Amber Sunrise

Karina Halle
“He's also taller than I thought, maybe six feet, with a slim but athletic build. His pants hug his hips just enough to outline a bit of a visible bulge. Or maybe it’s just the lighting in here. Or maybe I’m just a pervert.”
Karina Halle, Racing the Sun

Suzannah Daniels
“What the hell's wrong with you? You look like you're about to have a seizure." - Hawk

"If your halo shines any brighter, it's going to permanently damage my retinas." - Jace”
Suzannah Daniels, Ignited

Kathleen Winsor
“I think I'll name her Amber - for the colour of her father's eyes.”
Kathleen Winsor, Forever Amber

Scott Hastie
“Sacred space in which
To distil, like amber,
The best of your love.”
Scott Hastie

Kathleen Winsor
“She had never seen anyone like him before in her life. The clothes he wore, the sound of his voice, the expression in his eys, all made her feel that she had had z moomentary glimpse into another world - and she longed passionately to see it again, if only for a brief while.”
Kathleen Winsor, Forever Amber

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