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Offline The Muse

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #375 on: February 13, 2014, 05:33:25 AM »
"Here and now."

"Love on the Dark Side" Various Authors

Offline SniperWolf316

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #376 on: February 13, 2014, 06:14:20 AM »
" He was now absolutely sure the man hadn't been drinking - it was fear ( and maybe exhaustion ) rather than booze that had made him unsteady on his feet. "


Stephen King's  "The DreamCatcher "  2001


Online Valerian

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #377 on: April 24, 2014, 10:28:35 AM »
"The quality of nothing."

~Thinking in Numbers, Daniel Tammet

Offline Friday

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #378 on: April 24, 2014, 10:59:02 AM »
Page 56 and 57 were a photo spread, so I skipped ahead to page 58: 

"When children don't get at least a taste of folk dancing, she said, they are far less likely to be drawn to it later.

~~ Deep Community:  Adventures in the Modern Folk Underground by Scott Alarik

Offline Lilias

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #379 on: April 28, 2014, 08:19:19 AM »
'All for one and one for all - remember?'
~Sarah Webb, Love and Other Drama-Ramas

Offline inghippo

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #380 on: April 28, 2014, 08:22:35 AM »
"Developing RESTful Services with JAX-RS 2.0, WebSockets, and JSON"

I'll not spoiler you the end but it's really    fascinating! xD
   

Online Cassandra LeMay

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #381 on: April 28, 2014, 08:45:15 AM »
But there were losses on the way.

(Bill Bryson - Mother Tongue)

Offline FroreQueen

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #382 on: April 28, 2014, 10:20:35 PM »
"Honoria pushed Blade away and dragged her frightened sister into her arms."

Kiss of Steel by Bec McMaster

Offline Lilias

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #383 on: May 01, 2014, 02:09:52 AM »
'Then she plopped down next to Bex and said, "The munchkins annoy", which was totally not usual.'

~Ally Carter, I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You

Offline Seress

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #384 on: May 01, 2014, 06:14:59 AM »
"Det längre pilhuvudet i nedre vänstra hörnet visar på en svettkörtelutförsgång med nekrotiskt epitel."

-Eva Brehmer-Andersoon  Allmän patologi - en introduktion.



Offline JessiJoy

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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #385 on: May 06, 2014, 09:19:43 PM »
'Like flight attendants at airports during extended delays, they must confidently assure all comers that normal service is imminent, though in truth it is no closer than the moon.'

2007: A Novel- Robyn Williams

(I have a pile of books next to me, this was the one on top :P)

Offline Lilias

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #386 on: May 07, 2014, 05:22:38 AM »
'She said she had something to show me, some prints of the Silver-studded Blue.'

~Anne-Marie Conway, Butterfly Summer

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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #387 on: May 07, 2014, 05:40:53 AM »
(I moved to the other side of my room, and a new pile of books :P)

'And then Harry saw him.' (heh)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows- J.K. Rowling

Offline Lilias

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #388 on: May 08, 2014, 07:50:33 AM »
'The people who came were sensible and well behaved and would not have dreamed of leaving paper or broken glass about, and all that the Kraken could feel as they walked about on him was a very gentle tickle which was not at all disagreeable.'

~Eva Ibbotson, Let Sleeping Sea-Monsters Lie... and Other Cautionary Tales

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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #389 on: May 08, 2014, 08:08:34 AM »
'Again the formal nod, the sustained eye contact, the sombre smile.'

Joe Cinque's Consolation- A True Story of Death, Grief and the Law by Helen Garner.

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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #390 on: May 09, 2014, 12:14:51 AM »
'It angled in from below her cheekbone, running towards the corner of her mouth in a straight line for about five centimeters.'

Snow Pony- Alison Lester

Offline Lilias

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #391 on: May 09, 2014, 08:31:15 AM »
'Having assured the Grand Mogul that it would suppress Avery, the English Government and the East India Company were suitably embarrassed and enraged by his spectacular predations.'

The Pirate's Pocket-Book (Stuart Robertson, ed.)

Online Valerian

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #392 on: May 15, 2014, 11:14:08 AM »
"He was nowhere."

-Michael Connelly, The Black Box

Online Cassandra LeMay

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #393 on: May 15, 2014, 12:33:32 PM »
Imagine meeting people who still herd sheep, break rocks, kill other people, and even carve temples, all with no regard for profit, without an education, and while they're on the brink of starvation.

(Robert Young Pelton: The World's Most Dangerous Places)

Offline blue bunny sparkle

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #394 on: May 15, 2014, 01:10:51 PM »
Zeus was madly in love with her and told her that anything she asked of him he would do; he swore it by the river Styx, the oath which not even he himself could break.

Mythology - Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes by Edith Hamilton

Offline Lilias

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #395 on: May 15, 2014, 01:55:20 PM »
'Emilia likes to hear that.'

~Anita Diamant, Pitching My Tent

Offline Strangefate

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #396 on: May 16, 2014, 04:44:35 AM »
"Cugel's first impression of the Galante was, on the whole, favorable."

Jack Vance, Cugel's Saga

Offline Lilias

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #397 on: May 16, 2014, 06:12:15 AM »
'One hundred years later a famed poet, Henry Vaughan, replied from his home in Breconshire to an English scholar anxious for information on Druids.'

~Ronald Hutton, Blood and Mistletoe

Offline Strangefate

Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #398 on: May 16, 2014, 05:49:08 PM »
Silius, on the one hand, though confident hope took away any need for encouragement, exclaimed again and again that it was a shame to the conquerors of Germany to have to be led against Gauls, as against an enemy.

Tacitus, The Annals, trans. Alfred John Church

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Re: Grab the book closest
« Reply #399 on: May 16, 2014, 09:29:08 PM »
"I'm supposed to meet Prince Isolder in a few minutes and some Barabel spy wants to talk to me - "

The Courtship of Princess Leia, by Dave Wolverton