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Pen would not use the word summoned when she told Jamie about the e-mail later that night. Additionally, she would not say that the e-mail dropped like a bowling ball into the pit of her stomach, and at the same time fell over her like a shining wave, sending arcs of sea spray up to flash in the sun, even though that is precisely how it felt.
~ Falling Together by Marisa de los Santos, pg. 1
I try to be happy, but I'm severely distracted by the return of an old friend, the Grim Reaper. The last time he showed up, he ruined my life.
~ Ember by Jessica Sorensen, pg. 122
Then I felt the warmth of his cloak as he laid it around my shoulders, very carefully so his hands scarcely touched me. It felt good, very good. I had not realized how cold I was, out in the morning frost in my gown and indoor slippers. It was as if he the cloak passed the warmth of his body to mine.
~ Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier, pg. 258
Liesl knew then that Po had been lying; The ghost did miss the Living Side. She understood then, too, that everyone drowns differently, and that for everyone - even ghosts - there is a different kind of air.
~ Liesl & Po by Lauren Oliver, pg. 141