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Georgina (SolvoAquila) | 10 comments "Before, however, he could announce his presence, the door swung silently inward on well-oiled hinges and he saw a white hall where the candles of a great chandelier cast their benign light upon so many, many flowers in great, free-standing jars of crystal that it seemed the whole of spring drew him into its warmth with a profound intake of perfumed breath."

The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter

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message 1002: by Someoneyouknow (new)

Someoneyouknow | 494 comments "Do you know how many men I've slept with the last two months?"

The Magus by John Fowles

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message 1003: by Julia ✩ (new)

Julia ✩ (bookish2015) | 109 comments "Why the hell are you here?" - Breaking Dawn

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message 1004: by Someoneyouknow (new)

Someoneyouknow | 494 comments "When Liesel and Rudy made it through and helped Hans to his feet, there were so many voices."

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

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message 1005: by Georgina (new)

Georgina (SolvoAquila) | 10 comments "When he saw Katherina, an expression of relief washed over his face."

The Library of Shadows by Mikkel Birkegaard

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message 1006: by Someoneyouknow (new)

Someoneyouknow | 494 comments "I realize that nothing belongs to her anymore and she belongs to everything."

I am the Messenger by Markus Zusak

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message 1007: by Finn (new)

Finn | 5 comments "I suspect she has something to hide."

The Crimson Rooms by Katharine McMahon

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message 1008: by Someoneyouknow (new)

Someoneyouknow | 494 comments 'Couldn't she go out...' I looked at the tip of my cigarette '...under supervision?'

The Magus by John Fowles

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message 1009: by Melanie (new)

Melanie | 180 comments "You remember my poor wife, Mr Redlaw?"

A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings by Charles Dickens

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message 1010: by Someoneyouknow (new)

Someoneyouknow | 494 comments "I think of how she lives alone, just like me, and how she never had any real family, and how she only has sex with people."

I am the Messenger by Markus Zusak

Next: page 77, sentence 8


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Surrender Dorothy | 9 comments " I wanted each and every one of them, but choosing one meant losing all the rest, and, as I sat there, unable to decide, the figs began to wrinkle and go black, and one by one they plopped to the ground at my feet."

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

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message 1012: by Melanie (new)

Melanie | 180 comments "Euron Greyjoy, King of the Isles and the North."

A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin

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Someoneyouknow | 494 comments "She wandered over to a grizzly bear : a real though dead grizzly, nine feet tall with dark brown silver-tipped fur, paused midgrowl behind glass."

The Man of My Dreams by Curtis Sittenfeld

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message 1014: by Melanie (new)

Melanie | 180 comments "Such a large head."

A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin

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message 1015: by Someoneyouknow (new)

Someoneyouknow | 494 comments "But it was as if I were seeing Harold the first time we made love, this feeling of surrendering everything to him, with abandon, without caring what I got in return."

The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

Next: page 213, sentence 5


message 1016: by Julia ✩ (new)

Julia ✩ (bookish2015) | 109 comments "A bare wooden table runs the length of it."
Some Girls, Some Hats and Hitler: A True Love Story by Trudi Kanter

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Georgina (SolvoAquila) | 10 comments "Stephen tried to push back some of his assailants to give him time to stand up."
Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks

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Someoneyouknow | 494 comments "Il se meut dans le plausible - il se déplace - tissée par sa voix, ses gestes, sa démarche - dans une sphère de vraisemblance, de bienséance, de "comme il faut". "

Un beau ténébreux by Julien Gracq

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message 1019: by Melanie (new)

Melanie | 180 comments ""You won't dare!"

Theft of Swords by Michael J. Sullivan

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message 1020: by Someoneyouknow (new)

Someoneyouknow | 494 comments "At last he could admit to himself that he had never met anyone he loved as much, that he never found anyone, man or woman, who matched her seriousness."

On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan

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message 1021: by Melanie (new)

Melanie | 180 comments "I'm sure they have a nice roaring fire."

Theft of Swords by Michael J. Sullivan

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Julia ✩ (bookish2015) | 109 comments "You know you have something and you get uptight about being taken advantage of" -

The Witches of Eastwick by John Updike

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Someoneyouknow | 494 comments "J'évoque, dans ces journées glissantes, fuyantes, de l'arrière-automne, avec une prédilection particulière les avenues de cette petite plage, dans le déclin de la saison soudain singulièrement envahies par le silence."

Un beau ténébreux by Julien Gracq

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message 1024: by Melanie (new)

Melanie | 180 comments "He stopped pulling on the branch he was working on."

Theft of Swords by Michael J. Sullivan

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Someoneyouknow | 494 comments "J'avais jeté le mot au pire moment, au beau milieu d'une phrase d'Allan, comme quelqu'un arrive, hors d'haleine, annoncer une incendie ou une mort subite."

Un beau ténébreux by Julien Gracq

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message 1026: by Julia ✩ (new)

Julia ✩ (bookish2015) | 109 comments "She was enjoying leaving." - The Witches of Eastwick by John Updike

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message 1027: by Diana (new)

Diana (LMD129) | 98 comments "It shouldn't have been like watching him throw my heart away."

Abandon by Meg Cabot

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message 1028: by Rina (new)

Rina | 1 comments 'Then I was off again, my lungs burning from the cold'

Alpha by Rachel Vincent

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message 1029: by Someoneyouknow (new)

Someoneyouknow | 494 comments "Finn laughed at that, and I felt a tiny surge of triumph : I was Scheherazade, desperate to keep him amused."

What I Was by Meg Rosoff

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message 1030: by Melanie (last edited Jun 12, 2012 04:02AM) (new)

Melanie | 180 comments "It feels as if someone has applied burning napalm to my face but other than that I can't complain."

Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist

Next: page 71, sentence 2


message 1031: by Someoneyouknow (last edited Jun 12, 2012 07:40AM) (new)

Someoneyouknow | 494 comments "Ce qui commence par : "Je me hâtais de déplaire exprès, par crainte de déplaire naturellement" (Mauriac) continue par : "Je me hâtais d'échouer exprès,par crainte d'échouer naturellement", et pourrait se terminer un jour par : "Je me hâtais de mourir exprès,par crainte de mourir naturellement" (une phrase d'excellent comique)."

Un beau ténébreux by Julien Gracq

Next: page 70, sentence 5


message 1032: by Cat (new)

Cat {Wild Night In} (Neko_nemo) | 1 comments 'And even if I did not think so, I have lost the father's place of honour'.

Death and the King's Horseman byt Wole Soyinka

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message 1033: by Someoneyouknow (new)

Someoneyouknow | 494 comments "When we arrived before day at the inn where the mail stopped, which was not the inn where my friend the waiter lived, I was shown up to a nice little bedroom, with Dolphin painted on the door."

David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

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message 1034: by Amanda (new)

Amanda | 6 comments "No, it was very different."

The Host by Stephenie Meyer

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message 1035: by Melanie (new)

Melanie | 180 comments "'Well, well,' said the man."

Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist

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message 1036: by Someoneyouknow (new)

Someoneyouknow | 494 comments "He was in his library (I mean Doctor Strong was), with his clothes not particularly well brushed, and his hair not particularly well combed; his knee-smalls unbraced; his long black gaiters unbuttoned; and his shoes yawning like two caverns on the hearth-rug."

David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

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message 1037: by Julia ✩ (new)

Julia ✩ (bookish2015) | 109 comments "I think he's coming" - Apartment 16 by Adam Nevill

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message 1038: by Melanie (new)

Melanie | 180 comments "A good place."

Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist

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message 1039: by Someoneyouknow (new)

Someoneyouknow | 494 comments "The sky, gray and lowering for much of the year, becomes an ocean of blue, so vast and brilliant you can't help but stop what you're doing - pinning wet sheets to the line maybe, or shucking a bushel of corn on the back steps - to stare up at it."

A Gathering Light by Jennifer Donnelly

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message 1040: by Hayley (new)

Hayley (atkinshayley) | 9 comments "They pressed ahead, holding onto each other for as long as was possible."

State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

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message 1041: by Someoneyouknow (new)

Someoneyouknow | 494 comments "Що, він поправляє собі шкарпетку, може?"

Повнолітні діти by Ірина Вільде

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سكينة مجاهد | 122 comments "اذن جئت من اجل هذا؟"
Palace Walk
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message 1043: by Someoneyouknow (new)

Someoneyouknow | 494 comments "Company was irksome to me; when alone, I could fill my mind with the sights of heaven and earth; the voice of Henry soothed me, and I could thus cheat myself into a transitory peace."

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

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message 1044: by Melanie (new)

Melanie | 180 comments "I feel chunks rising in my throat with the pain...and I take a look."

Undead by Kirsty McKay

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message 1045: by Someoneyouknow (new)

Someoneyouknow | 494 comments "Il déplace l'ardeur qu'il avait mise à découvrir musées et galeries, théâtres, cabarets et lieux d'art underground à travers l'Amérique, à fouiller désormais archives et documents dans le silence de bibliothèques, et à tenter de nouer un dialogue avec les multiples témoignages tant des victimes que des bourreaux des grandes barbaries de son siècle, en particulier celle née au pays de son enfance."

Magnus by Sylvie Germain

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message 1046: by Amanda (new)

Amanda | 6 comments Meggie was angry with herself for being scared, but now she just couldn't take her eyes off the dark hilltop.

Inkheart by Cornelia Funke

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message 1047: by Melanie (new)

Melanie | 180 comments "The summer of his tenth year was a religious landmark."

Run with the Horsemen by Ferrol Sams

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message 1048: by Someoneyouknow (new)

Someoneyouknow | 494 comments "In this world their brief and eager lives flowered and faded."

Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse

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message 1049: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Hill (kthomp38) | 15 comments "No sooner was Champmathieu brought in than Breveret cried out, "Ha, ha! I know that man."

Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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Julia ✩ (bookish2015) | 109 comments It started around the time his dad left. - Apartment 16 by Adam Nevill

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