Saturday, June 9, 2007

Short

6 comments:

jmapston said...

"That night I sat on Tyan-yu's bed and waited for him to touch me. But he didn't. I was relieved."

Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club

Lauren Sanchez said...

"'This little girl's grown up by now,' she said.
Almost.
Not quite."

(Alice Sebold's The Lovely Bones page 328)

Keri Gulick said...

"He said she was his compass."

In The Lake of the Woods, by Tim O'Brien, pg.61

Anonymous said...

"A giant couldn't eat half a leg of deer plus a huge mound of wild rice and eight of the fifty quail eggs and go back for dessert. But Hattie could."

Gail Carson Levine, Ella Enchanted, p. 20

Greg Schreur said...

I cook.
I eat.
I wash but I rarely iron.
I live in the past and believe that Cindy Crawford is by far the best supermodel.
That’s my life.

I Am The Messenger, Markus Zusak

Anonymous said...

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Miss Peregrine to Jacob, “Forgive me. I continue to underestimate the breath of your ignorance.”

Ransom Riggs, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children