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The science classroom's familiar smells of chalk and formaldehyde assailed her nose. If only she could stay here, where everything made sense, with the predictable sequence of mathematics and the beautiful logic of science. Without the muddy mess of politics and religion and the questions that tormented her.
~ Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman, Kindle Location 375 (ARC)
I promised someone I'd keep fighting, and I intend to do that, for however long it takes. No one gets to decide what kind of monster I am but me.
~ The Forever Song (Blood of Eden #3) by Julie Kagawa, pg. 156 (ARC)
"Oh, don't worry about me, sister." Jackal grinned. "I always come out on top, no matter what."
~ The Forever Song (Blood of Eden #3) by Julie Kagawa, Kindle Location 107-108 (ARC)
Orion rolled onto his side, and I watched his arm and torso muscles flex beneath his white T-shirt. A tanned knee peeked out through a stringy hole in the distressed jeans as he crooked one leg. I smiled in a covetous way. As much justice as the leather vest and loincloth did him back in the day, this boy was born to be dressed by Levi's.
~ Only Everything by Kieran Scott, Kindle Location 62-64 (ARC)
"If you don't hold your head up, this is not going to go away."
Felicity looked at her friend. "You're kind of wise, you know?"
"That's me. Tiny and wise. Just like a Magic Eight Ball."
~ Red by Alison Cherry, Kindle Location 3301
Standing in front of my locker, I almost don't notice Linden. Of course, he's not drawing any attention to himself. Maybe he's even consciously trying to avoid it. I pretend to be sifting through the stuff in my backpack as I study him. the light and spark in his posture and expression that generally define him are gone. His eyes are red rimmed. He looks broken.
~ Sleep No More by Aprilynne Pike, Kindle Location 475 (ARC)