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In the fall, the Oval had been colorful and vibrant as the leaves changed to brilliant ambers and rusts, but now the lawn was frozen and barren. The trees were leafless, and the ground - snowless at the moment - was a sad shade of brown. Still, the sun was out and the sky was a spectacular shade of blue, so it was a perfect day for hot lattes on one of the many wooden benches.
~ Blood Crave (Blood on the Moon #2) by Jennifer Knight, pg. 191
"I try to give 'em a reason, you see. It helps folks if they can latch on to a reason. When I come to town, which is seldom, if I weave a little and drink out of this sack, folks can say Dolphus Raymond's in the clutches of whiskey - that's why he won't change his ways. He can't help himself, that's why he lives the way he does."
"That ain't honest, Mr. Raymond, making yourself out badder'n you are already-"
"It ain't honest but it's mighty helpful to folks. Secretly, Miss Finch, I'm not much of a drinker, but you see they could never, never understand that I live like I do because that's the way I want to live."
~ To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, pg. 221
"What the hell did he do?" said Kevin. "He's an idiot," said Lexi. "A brave, noble idiot."
~ Revolution 19 by Gregg Rosenblum, pg. 129 (ARC)
"She's so lovely, so fragile. Those haunted eyes. Those rosebud lips... they'll scream so pretty."
~ Poison Princess by Kresley Cole, pg. 1