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Offline lasciviousxleporidae

Re: Grab the Book Closest (#2)
« Reply #125 on: September 04, 2017, 11:08:05 PM »
Goats. Huh.

Skin Game, Jim Butcher

Offline weatheredshade

Re: Grab the Book Closest (#2)
« Reply #126 on: September 10, 2017, 12:45:04 AM »
Frealaf, Helm’s sister’s son became king - Lord of the Rings Appendices, Appendix A

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Re: Grab the Book Closest (#2)
« Reply #127 on: September 16, 2017, 04:56:08 AM »
Maybe some guy in the kitchen just said "Look I've got a lot of spare macaroni, and these cows have got too much milk"

(Eddie Izzard's new book, this guy is nuts!)

Offline yobo

Re: Grab the Book Closest (#2)
« Reply #128 on: September 17, 2017, 04:10:13 AM »
His parents and elder brother had died.

A Dozen D-Days: Canada's Invasion of Normandy - John Gilbert.

Offline Gypsywoman

Re: Grab the Book Closest (#2)
« Reply #129 on: September 17, 2017, 10:45:17 AM »
His mother was mild and sweet,his father a man of moods and spendthrift, and behind them both was his grandmother who was rich.

The Umbrella Thorn by Peter de Polnay


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Re: Grab the Book Closest (#2)
« Reply #130 on: September 17, 2017, 03:28:33 PM »
"Change enough that he'd risk himself to protect a random nobleman?"

From the Well of Ascension from the Mistborn series

Online Valerian

Re: Grab the Book Closest (#2)
« Reply #131 on: September 18, 2017, 05:15:35 PM »
Detectives from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office had arrived and joined Bill, Hendricks, and Frost.

The Death of an Heir: Adolph Coors and the Murder that Rocked an American Brewing Dynasty by Philip Jett

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Re: Grab the Book Closest (#2)
« Reply #132 on: September 18, 2017, 05:33:14 PM »
"In Rome there was an outbreak of official rage."

- Louis L. Snyder, The Second World War, 1939-45 (the line refers to Mussolini being displeased with the Nazi-inspired murder of Austrian PM Dollfuss in 1934)

Offline Caelia

Re: Grab the Book Closest (#2)
« Reply #133 on: September 19, 2017, 04:00:05 AM »
"Did something go wrong?"

Splitered, by A.G. Howard

Offline CassieBear

Re: Grab the Book Closest (#2)
« Reply #134 on: September 20, 2017, 06:51:46 PM »
"That," she said, pointing to the picture -- a rather vivid chromo entitled, "Christ Blessing Little Children" -- "and I was just imagining I was one of them -- that I was the little girl in the blue dress, standing off by herself in the corner as if she didn't belong to anybody, like me."

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

Offline greenandgold

Re: Grab the Book Closest (#2)
« Reply #135 on: March 22, 2018, 06:18:57 AM »
"It's why they wear those masks and why they live in the woods you should be scared."

The Walking Dead: Volume 27: The Whisperer War By: Robert Kirkman

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Re: Grab the Book Closest (#2)
« Reply #136 on: March 22, 2018, 11:20:29 AM »
"We no longer lose our sense of sanity, and we no longer become our reactions"

~It's Up To You - The Practice of Self-Reflection on the Buddhist Path (Written by Dzigar Kongtrul

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Re: Grab the Book Closest (#2)
« Reply #137 on: March 24, 2018, 08:32:32 AM »
His glasses reflected Brett's sweating face.

Short story "Phoenix" in the book Personal Demons by Christopher Fowler.

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Re: Grab the Book Closest (#2)
« Reply #138 on: April 21, 2018, 11:32:02 AM »
"My troupe was not some poor batch of mummers, japing at crossroads for pennies, singing for our suppers."

The Name of the Wind, Patrick Rothfuss

Offline CassieBear

Re: Grab the Book Closest (#2)
« Reply #139 on: April 22, 2018, 03:35:06 PM »
The wind was still blowing the wrong way, but it had lessened, so she could catch the conversation.

Lirael by Garth Nix

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Re: Grab the Book Closest (#2)
« Reply #140 on: April 26, 2018, 09:19:08 PM »

"I've got some information for you." Zoe Walker said.

-- Clare Mackintosh, I See You

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Re: Grab the Book Closest (#2)
« Reply #141 on: April 27, 2018, 11:35:40 AM »
Weapon: Many martial powers, as well as several divine powers, can only be used if you're wielding a weapon.

Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition Player's Handbook

That's actually from the 4th edition Player's Handbook, just saw my error.
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Offline Zulma

Re: Grab the Book Closest (#2)
« Reply #142 on: April 28, 2018, 06:59:25 AM »
"Observe relative ribcage and pelvic bone sizes."

Drawing the head and figure by Jack Hamm

Offline CassieBear

Re: Grab the Book Closest (#2)
« Reply #143 on: April 28, 2018, 07:50:32 PM »
I am a recovering drug addict.

Parliament of Whores by P.J. O'Rourke

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Re: Grab the Book Closest (#2)
« Reply #144 on: May 20, 2018, 10:24:27 AM »
(Sadly, page 56 is a blank page between sections, so we'll move on to the next printed page.)

Her funeral saw an extended parade of ceremony suitable not just for a queen but for a king as well as an outpouring of public grief, both recognition, perhaps, of the doughty part she had played in trying against the odds to preserve the independence of her duchy.

Game of Queens: The Women Who Made Sixteenth-Century Europe, by Sarah Gristwood

Offline CassieBear

Re: Grab the Book Closest (#2)
« Reply #145 on: May 21, 2018, 10:33:33 PM »
Aside from the earlier ones from Hélène, nothing.

Too Hot to Handle by Mary Jane Maffini

(There weren't five sentences on page 56 so I started there and counted until I got to the fifth sentence.)