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Mary Ella got the looks in our family. Roses in her cheeks. Full head of long wild curls, the color of sweet corn. Carolina-blue eyes. "Them looks of hers is a curse," Nonnie always said. "She walks out the door and every boy in Grace County loses his good sense."
~ Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain, Kindle Location 125 (ARC)
As much as I didn't like being close to most people, I wanted to comfort this kid. I knew how he felt, and I wanted to make him promises. I wanted to tell him that he wasn't disposable, that better things were ahead, that he wasn't alone. I could have been just like him if not for Diane. So I held him like the mother he needed in that moment and silently fought my own memories of being broken and having no one to do this for me.
~ Fractured (Guards of the Shadowlands #2) by Sarah Fine, Kindle Location 1251 (ARC)
"Inq says that the Folk are an endangered species," Ink said. "We preserve our world by minimizing their exposure to danger. " "Is marking people so dangerous?" Ink looked her straight in the eye. "It is always dangerous, dealing with humans."
~ Indelible (The Twixt #1) by Dawn Metcalf, Kindle Location 971 (ARC)