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message 301: by Kathleen (last edited Oct 01, 2010 06:00PM) (new)

Kathleen Burket (KathleenGiGiCompany) | 13019 comments Mod
"Once a bean's skin is broken, taste and the quality of its nutrients diminishes."

Lorna Sass' Complete Vegetarian Kitchen: Where Good Flavors and Good Health Meet* - Lorna J. Sass Lorna Sass' Complete Vegetarian Kitchen  Where Good Flavors and Good Health Meet by Lorna J. Sass

*I actually own an older edition of this book which was originally published with the title Recipes from an Ecological Kitchen in 1992. Under any title it is one of my favorite cookbooks, cooking guides, and philosophies of life.

Next post: Page 60, sentence 7.


Someoneyouknow | 4692 comments "To flunk : fracasar."

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Next post: page 93, sentence 9.


Kathleen Burket (KathleenGiGiCompany) | 13019 comments Mod
"Amelia tugged a handkerchief from her sleeve and gave it to her."

Tempt Me at Twilight (The Hathaways, Book 3) by Lisa Kleypas Tempt Me at Twilight (The Hathaways, #3) by Lisa Kleypas

Next post: Page 21, Sentence 15.


message 304: by Ruby (new)

Ruby "Her throat fills with smoke."

The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

Next post: Page 70, Sentence 12.


Someoneyouknow | 4692 comments "She could send her tendrils into every room of the house, but she could not send them into the future."

Atonement by Ian McEwan Atonement by Ian McEwan

Next post: Page 250, Sentence 10.


message 306: by Kathleen (last edited Oct 07, 2010 05:23PM) (new)

Kathleen Burket (KathleenGiGiCompany) | 13019 comments Mod
"Save your energy for killing what's important."

Infinity* (Chronicles of Nick, Book 1) - Sherrilyn Kenyon Infinity (Chronicles of Nick, #1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon

*After Love in the Afternoon (The Hathaways, Book 5), Infinity is next up on my TBR pile.

Next post: Page 84, Sentence 15.


message 307: by Ruby (new)

Ruby "Don't tell me anything, so if they question me afterward, I won't be lying when I say I don't know."

Unwind by Neal Shusterman Unwind by Neal Shusterman

Next post: Page 47, Sentence 9.


Kathleen Burket (KathleenGiGiCompany) | 13019 comments Mod
"Their gazes locked in a long, fascinated stare."

Married By Morning (The Hathaways, Book 4) - Lisa Kleypas Married By Morning (The Hathaways, #4) by Lisa Kleypas

Next post: Page 89, Sentence 3.


Someoneyouknow | 4692 comments "Why hadn't I gone to him, why hadn't I climbed through the passenger window and across the seat and wrapped my arms around him when he'd been so alone there, amid the broken glass and ruined metal?"

American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld

Next post: page 115, sentence 4.


message 310: by Ruby (new)

Ruby "A couple of moons have risen."

The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

Next post: Page 146, Sentence 14


Someoneyouknow | 4692 comments "(It was very curious the way she considered - and kept doing so for a long time - all caresses except kisses on the mouth or the stark act of love either "romantic slosh" or "abnormal".)"

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

Next post: page 321, sentence 14.


message 312: by Ruby (new)

Ruby "Risa considers how she might tell him, then just decides to be quick about it."

Unwind by Neal Shusterman Unwind by Neal Shusterman

Next post: Page 204, Sentence 10.


Someoneyouknow | 4692 comments "You think I should be weeping over Ivan?"

Just In Case by Meg Rosoff
Just In Case by Meg Rosoff

Next post: Page 104, Sentence 11.


message 314: by ♥Lisa♥ (last edited Oct 10, 2010 07:51PM) (new)

♥Lisa♥ (Zombie_Huntress) | 2318 comments "Then he killed the engine."

Out Of The Darkness by Jaime Rush Out of the Darkness (Offspring, #2) by Jaime_Rush

Next Post:Page 105 sentence 12


message 315: by Leah (last edited Oct 10, 2010 09:24PM) (new)

Leah Madsen (PrincessLeia) | 2171 comments "I knew I should hang up."

Jessica's Secret Diary Volume II-Francine Pascal Jessica's Secret Diary Volume II (Sweet Valley High) by Francine Pascal

Next Post: Page 197 sentence 5


Someoneyouknow | 4692 comments "That was the first time that I knew for sure that that was the man who raped me."

Lucky by Alice Sebold Lucky by Alice Sebold

Next Post: Page 17, sentence 2.


message 317: by Leah (last edited Oct 12, 2010 09:12PM) (new)

Leah Madsen (PrincessLeia) | 2171 comments "I assure you it's only a sprain--although it is a painful one!"

The Amazing Spider-Man byStan Lee
The Amazing Spider-Man (Stan Lee Presents, #2) by Stan Lee

Next Post pg 30, sentence 8


Someoneyouknow | 4692 comments " 'We will leave Danglars struggling with the demon of hatred,'" Weaver read, " 'and endeavoring to insinuate in the ear of the ship owner some evil suspicions against his comrade and...'

A Gathering Light by Jennifer Donnelly A Gathering Light by Jennifer Donnelly

Next Post : page 192, sentence 13.


Kathleen Burket (KathleenGiGiCompany) | 13019 comments Mod
"Rubbing his hand over his demon, he stopped her for the moment."

Infinity (Chronicles of Nick, Book 1) - Sherrilyn Kenyon Infinity (Chronicles of Nick, #1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Next post: Page 212, Last complete sentence on the page.


Someoneyouknow | 4692 comments "So at least someone can see through her wretched fantasies."

Atonement by Ian McEwan Atonement by Ian McEwan

Next post: page 289, sentence 5.


message 321: by Ruby (new)

Ruby "The oxygen solution also contains an anaesthetic that deadens pain receptors."

Unwind by Neal Shusterman Unwind by Neal Shusterman

Next post: Page 80, Sentence 8.


message 322: by Someoneyouknow (last edited Oct 16, 2010 04:11AM) (new)

Someoneyouknow | 4692 comments "She was dressed in mourning; and her countenance, always engaging, was rendered, by the solemnity of her feelings, exquisitely beautiful."

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Next post: Page 187, Sentence 15.


message 323: by Leah (new)

Leah Madsen (PrincessLeia) | 2171 comments "No, no,'I said."

Percy Jackson and the Titan's Curse
byRick Riordan The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #3) by Rick Riordan

Next post: Page 312, sentence 8


Someoneyouknow | 4692 comments "They weren't eating anything, what was the difference?"

Letting Go by Philip Roth Letting Go by Philip Roth

Next post: Page 405, sentence 5.


message 325: by Ruby (new)

Ruby "One, such as she had only recently been, was waiting for her modest salary."

Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser Sister Carrie (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (B&N Classics Trade Paper) by Theodore Dreiser

Next post: Page 55, Sentence 4.


Someoneyouknow | 4692 comments "The fight made our relationship more intimate."

The Reader by Bernhard Schlink The Reader by Bernhard Schlink

Next post: Page 65, Sentence 6.


message 327: by Ruby (new)

Ruby "Mike was right about it, there is no need to bet."



A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway

Next post: Page 145, Sentence 5.


Julia | 3980 comments "Its exposure to the stygian air wrung a cry from the house, and the whole structure trembled, real and Grey, shivering in colors more numerous and flickering than the eyes of the seraphi-guardi."

Labyrinth by Kat Richardson Labyrinth (Greywalker, #5) by Kat Richardson (#5 in the series)

Next post: page 285, sentence 7.


Someoneyouknow | 4692 comments "But he stopped behaving like a half-wit."

Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones Howl's Moving Castle (Castle, #1) by Diana Wynne Jones

Next post: page 380, sentence 14.


message 330: by Ruby (new)

Ruby "I mean-why don't you look happy when I say that it will be yours?"

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

Next post: Page 206, Sentence 2.


message 331: by Kathleen (last edited Oct 28, 2010 10:03AM) (new)

Kathleen Burket (KathleenGiGiCompany) | 13019 comments Mod
"The view was okay, but if there's anything I like less than a confined space, it's a confined space six hundred feet in the air."

The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson, Book 1) by Rick Riordan The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series #1) by Rick Riordan

Next post: Page 42, Sentence 12.


Someoneyouknow | 4692 comments "My life had hitherto been remarkably secluded and domestic; and this had given me invincible repugnance to new countenances."

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Next post: Page 442, Sentence 2.


message 333: by Ruby (new)

Ruby ""No?" said Wynand."

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

Next post: Page 33, Sentence 2.


Someoneyouknow | 4692 comments "I'm bored of watching things disappear."

Before I Die by Jenny Downham Before I Die by Jenny Downham

Next post: Page 29, sentence 5.


Kathleen Burket (KathleenGiGiCompany) | 13019 comments Mod
"Now her anxiety switched to anger."

Crave (Fallen Angels, Book 2) - J.R. Ward Crave (The Fallen Angels, #2) by J.R. Ward

Next post: Page 11, Sentence 2.


message 336: by Ruby (new)

Ruby "The city had accomodated itself to winter, there was good wood for sale at the wood and coal place across our street, and there were braziers outside of many of the good cafes so that you could keep warm on the terraces."

A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway

Next post: Page 2, Sentence 11.


Someoneyouknow | 4692 comments "It was the tumour growing inside his brain."

PS, I Love You by Cecelia Ahern PS, I Love You by Cecelia Ahern

Next post: Page 93, Sentence 14.


message 338: by Ruby (new)

Ruby "You say you used it or you went there?"


A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway

Next post: 46, Sentence 13.


Someoneyouknow | 4692 comments "I could hear my mother making horrible noises."

Lucky by Alice Sebold Lucky by Alice Sebold

Next post: page 460, Sentence 10.


Kathleen Burket (KathleenGiGiCompany) | 13019 comments Mod
"This kind of setup, with this kind of security . . . hidden on the outskirts of what was a big-enough city, but nothing so huge as New York, L.A. or Chicago?"

Page 460 was part of the excerpt for Lover Unleashed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 9) by J.R. Ward Lover Unleashed (Black Dagger Brotherhood Series) by J.R. Ward in the back of the MMP Crave, also by J.R. Ward

Next post: Page 10, Sentence 11.


Someoneyouknow | 4692 comments "His skin itself, usually gorgeous, perfect, and tan, was now waxen and pasty, covered with thousands of tiny pustules."

A Necklace of Water by Cate Tiernan A Necklace of Water (Balefire, #4) by Cate Tiernan

Next post: Page 199, Sentence 2.


Kathleen Burket (KathleenGiGiCompany) | 13019 comments Mod
"Standing in her kitchen, and staring at her father as he looked at her little lineup of what-the-hells, Grier had so many questions she didn't know where to start."

Crave (Fallen Angels, Book 2) by J.R. Ward Crave (The Fallen Angels, #2) by J.R. Ward

Next post: Page 31, Sentence 12.


Someoneyouknow | 4692 comments "As boarders, our basic needs were fulfilled, our brains and bodies stuffed full of texts and truths, but we were desperately, terminally, catastrophically starved of real life."

What I Was by Meg Rosoff What I Was by Meg Rosoff

Next post: Page 143, Sentence 12.


Julia | 3980 comments "I'm here to deliver my thanks and the thanks of a grateful nation."

All Clearby Connie Willis All Clear (All Clear, #2) by Connie Willis

Next post: page 205, sentence 5.


Someoneyouknow | 4692 comments "I snuggled down into my pillow, already slipping back into my dream."

A Necklace of Water by Cate Tiernan A Necklace of Water (Balefire, #4) by Cate Tiernan

Next post: page 305, sentence 4.


message 346: by Ruby (new)

Ruby "Neither of them dared say more in front of Phineas Nigellus, who had at last manage to locate the exit."

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7) by J.K. Rowling

Next post: Page 30, Sentence 9.


Someoneyouknow | 4692 comments "This closet is abandoned - it has no purpose, no name."

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Next post: Page 55, Sentence 9.


Kathleen Burket (KathleenGiGiCompany) | 13019 comments Mod
"I pulled the open package of cookies out of the cabinet and put them on the counter."

Unshapely Things (Connor Grey, Book 1) - Mark Del Franco Unshapely Things (Connor Gray, #1) by Mark Del Franco

Next post: Page 32, Sentence 4.


Someoneyouknow | 4692 comments "Her lips would be dry and soft; when I parted mine, she'd part hers, too, and our tongues would slip against each other."

Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld

Next post: Page 74, Sentence 7.


message 350: by Ruby (new)

Ruby "The relentless ordeal brought us closer."

Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin

Next post: Page 56, Sentence 12.


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