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Issa could have used her neweyr to reach inside the faint veins of life inside of the emerald and expand the flaws that lay deep within. It would crumble to dust in her hands if she wished it. But she resisted the impulse and instead glanced at her father to see if she should accept it.
~ The Rose Throne by Mette Ivie Harrison, pg. 39 (ARC)
"Then do you wanna practice with me?" Georgia asked, posing her sword tip on her toe, and then recoiling as it went through her shoe. "Ouch!"
"Um, yeah. They're sharp. Why don't you practice with one of the blunt-tipped practice epees?" I asked.
"Oh, please," Georgia said. "I'm not a complete wimp."
"Well, I'm not a complete idiot," I said and, opening the wardrobe, got out my hard-to-slice Kevlar workout suit.
~ If I Should Die (Revenants #3) by Amy Plum, pg. 106 (ARC)
I'm a starving child trying to stuff my stomach, gorging my senses on the decadence of these moments as if I'll wake up in the morning and realize I'm still sweeping cinders for my stepmother.
But then Adam's lips press against my head and my worries put on a fancy dress and pretend to be something else for awhile.
~ Unravel Me (Shatter Me #2) by Tahereh Mafi, Kindle Location 219
She smiled. Leaning close, warm strawberry breath tickling the sides of my cheek, she whispered, "I see you, Brandt Cross. I see you perfectly."
~ Faceless (Denazen #2.5) by Jus Accardo