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The window in the back was open, the one by the couches that the four of us had sat on that very afternoon, our feet up on the coffee table as we surveyed the work ahead of us. I walked over to close it, but as I did, something caught my eye. Something that stood out against the drab, walked-all-over carpet and worn plush cushions of the couch. A single white feather was blowing lightly in the breeze.
My heart dropped, and the wind rushed in my ears as my knees gave way.
~ A Fractured Light (A Beautiful Dark #2) by Jocelyn Davies, pg. 67 (ARC)
The warmth in his eyes broke through her nerves, drawing a question from her she'd been trying to ignore. "You said I'll be tested. What if I fail? I know nothing about what's expected of me."
~ Rift by Andrea Cremer, pg. 54
The withered hag watched me with the pitiless holes in her face. "You know I speak the truth, Meghan Chase," the oracle went on. "You know the great power resting inside you. Power that can destroy, turn everything we know into dust. But all is not lost." She raised a shriveled claw. "I have a proposition for you..."
~ Iron's Prophecy by Julie Kagawa, pg. 150
"Looks like you've got competition," Easton said, watching him climb in. His scythe began to smoke on his hip. "I'll bet he even has one of those fancy pulses, too."
~ InBetween by Tara Fuller, pg. 24 (ARC)