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“...I like to be around all these books. They’re very good at making you forget your troubles. It’s like having a million friends, wrapped in paper and scrawled in ink”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
“The young always think they’re invincible, right until the moment they learn otherwise. Usually, the hard way”
Melissa Grey , The Girl at Midnight
“Humans make art to remember and be remembered,” said Caius. “Art is their weapon against forgetting.”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
“One needs only a single match to start a fire”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
“Memories make us who we are,” he said. “Without them, we are nothing.”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
“Echo looked around at her sea of tomes, and a single word came to mind: tsundoku. It was the Japanese word for letting books pile up without reading them all.”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
“Every good fairy tale has a kernel of truth to it.”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
“Greatness is not always good.”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
“She had gone to the library in search of hope, but what she'd found instead was a child. It would take her many years to realize that the two were not so different.”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
“She was fond of books. They were an escape from responsibilities,”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
“When in doubt, bravado. Always bravado.”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
“You're a thief, Echo.' The Ala Squeezed her hand, her grip strong despite her frailty. 'Steal him back.”
Melissa Grey, The Shadow Hour
“Where flowers bloom, you'll find your way, through the darkness and the flames, but beware the price that you must pay, for only the worthy will know my name.”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
“But the only thing worse than remembering the feel of Rose in his arms, the softness of her black and white feathers, the sound of her voice when she sang quietly to herself, would be forgetting it.”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
tags: loss
“Backpfeifengeicht," Echo said. It was one of her favorite words. German. A face made for punching. It sited Ruby perfectly.
Confusion flitted across Ruby's face for a half second. It was the sweetest half second of her life.
"What does that mean?" Ruby said. Echo could almost taste how much it pained her to ask that.
Echo smiled, saccharine sweet. "Look it up”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
tags: humor
“If war had taught him anything, it was that it took the people who deserved long and happy lives and gave them short, brutal ones instead.”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
“But think carefully on it. Names are not a thing to be rushed. There’s power in names.”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
“Dorian's scar itched. It did that when he was agitated, or angry, or experiencing anything one might call emotion. Or when rain was on the horizon, but he didn't think that was entirely relevant to why it was itching now.”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
“It would be earth-shatteringly poor manners for you to whip out your sword in my home.” And then, oh sublime horror, Jasper winked. “After all, we’ve only just met.”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
“Besides”—Jasper smiled, teeth pearly white and predatory—“it’ll be a cold day in hell when I complain about having a hot piece like you in my bed.”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
“Not the truth, but close enough. Maybe she ought to make that her life motto”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
“Echo lived her life according to two rules, the first of which was simple: don't get caught.
........ Some rules it would seam were meant to be broken..........
Rule number two, Echo thought snagging a pork bun from a food stall as she sailed past it. If you do get caught, run.”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
tags: humor
“If her hormones had a face, she would slap it.”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
tags: funny
“The imagining of chaos was quite different from the reality of it.”
Melissa Grey, The Shadow Hour
“Finders keepers. Asshole.”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
“Kindness wasn’t a passive quality. It was a choice one had to make, and right then, Ivy didn’t feel much like making it.”
Melissa Grey, The Savage Dawn
“The was something about churches that she found unsettling. Everything seemed overly concerned with death, as if someone had forgotten that the basis of the religion for which they'd been built was a rebirth.”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
“If Tanith’s insincerity were gold, Caius thought, I’d be a rich man indeed.”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
“A magic-wielding psycho with a grudge might have been hot on her heels, but she hadn’t eaten since the slice of cold pizza she’d had for breakfast.”
Melissa Grey, The Girl at Midnight
“...I thought you would like something a touch more substantial after weeks of eating nothing but"-she picked up a box of Pop-Tarts, squinting at the label as she read the ingredients-"high-fructose corn syrup.”
Melissa Grey, The Shadow Hour

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