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#1. You can't change the things you've done. It's now and the here on out you've got control of. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#2. the insane are simply people who have chosen not to participate in the world in the same manner as the majority, - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#3. They found each other's hands in the dark, and an angel with chipped marble wings watched over them as they slept. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#4. With Anna gone, we listen for footfalls, each of us avoiding the other with an intense concentration. Occasionally we cross paths by accident, our bubbles of personal space like a Venn diagram, becoming darker where they overlap.
Dad left.
Anna is gone.
I have never been here. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#5. Grace had learned long ago that the true horrors of this world were other people. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#6. I'm telling you, Claire. It doesn't matter. What you were wearing. What you look like. Nothing. Watch the nature channel. Predators go for the easy prey." I - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#7. Things have changed," Mother answered, her gaze drawn to the southern horizon. "So we change with them. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#8. We use objects to navigate spaces, making a map in our heads as neurons fire, pathways so well-worn we don't even know we reference them as we move from one location to the next, the same pattern. Every day. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#9. There's a famous line from a poem about the ocean," Mother had finally said to end the discussion. "'Water water every where, but not a drop to drink. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#10. When I say the things that don't make sense you answer me anyway. It's like having green in your shirt. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#11. It's a madness so discreet that it can walk the streets and be applauded in some circles, but it is madness nonetheless. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#12. We use the same consonant and vowel sounds but have never said them to each other before, and somehow that makes them all new again. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#13. Emotions had welled close to the surface, and she thought her heart had never felt so full as it did standing next to the defiled grave of a whore while lunatics sang the national anthem. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#14. In a world like this, you pay it forward, 'cause more than likely you didn't deserve it when you got it the first time. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#15. I want this, I do, but the bigness of the world ... it ... it kinda scares the shit out of me. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#16. Simply using the words sane and insane is a way for the population to draw a safe line through humanity, and then place themselves squarely on the side of the healthy." Grace's - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#17. That's life, little one - lots of little maybes and what ifs all lined up in a row. And if you put your mind to following some of them that never came about, you'll get lost and not find your way back to the way it really is. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#18. I don't want the memories that I have. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#19. Before and after the crime, not just during, in order - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#20. The lamp on the side table illuminates his half-eaten dinner, now decorated with a fat winter fly bogged down in the mashed potatoes. It's still struggling a little, threadlike legs pushing against gravy. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#21. Sometimes the loveliest places harbor the worst monsters. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#22. But boys will be boys, our favorite phrase that excuses so many things, while the only thing we have for the opposite gender is women, said with disdain and punctuated with an eye roll. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#23. If you have something, someone will take it from you, and with the loss comes suffering. It's best to be beholden to nothing. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#24. So I had a choice: I could either not do anything for the rest of my life, or I could suck it up and act like it didn't bother me And you know what? If you pretend long enough that it doesn't bother you, pretty soon it actually doesn't. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#25. I'd lost everything I had. I didn't have the heart to take from someone else." "Plus I would've sniped your ass. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#26. She likes boys, and she can get them. You were hurt by that, but it wasn't Branley who hurt you. It was Adam. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#27. Little things build up if you live with someone. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#28. She's like a wild animal ready to bolt, but with nowhere to go. She knows the hurt is inside and running won't help. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#29. Killing people was easier when the only face I ever saw was Mother's back then, anyone else was the enemy and shooting at an outline in a scope wasn't any different than taking down a deer, just in a different shape. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#30. Why do you always quote poetry at me when all I want is a straight answer? - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#31. Do you want to die like this?" Mother had asked, that night and every night since then.
Lynn's answer never changed. "No."
And Mother's response, their evening prayer. "Then you will have to kill. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#32. But the gray ridge of the mountains that sliced through the map was a weight on her heart, an obstacle to be met. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#33. Why couldn't I want something easy?"
"Because that's not like you. You've always been fond of the difficult."
"True enough. I like you, after all. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#34. But that's not going to help me sleep, so I pretend.
I pretend that I make the world a better place. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#35. I've been trying to do better about killing people," Lynn said. "Then fate puts you in my path. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#36. It's not safe for me to be out, but they rattled my cage. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#37. Where you go, he'll go," Stebbs said.
"I know it."
"Tough caring about people, isn't it?"
... "Wouldn't trade it," she said. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#38. It all went the wrong way, like a carefully scripted scene I imagined ahead of time falling apart because nobody else knew their lines. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#39. If either one of you is ever in a situation you're not entirely comfortable with - call me. I don't care what time it is. I don't care who is there or what is going on. You call me and I will come get you. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#40. But Lucy had grown up safe and sheltered, and she believed people were good. "I trust him," she said, holding his gaze. What she didn't add was that she'd hold the devil's hand if he offered to help her over the mountains. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#41. These are your friends now, Grace Mae. A madman who eats cancer in the dark and another who searches for a different kind of killer, the kind who smiles at you in the light of day. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#42. Ray Parsons, you have no soul", she says, her voice gaining volume as she speaks. "You are a bag of skin. You are a pile of bones. Every cell that has ever split inside of you was a waste of energy. Where you walk you leave a vacuum. Your existence should cease. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#43. Type of men who gather up seven of themselves to attack two women in the middle of the night generally won't go back for dead friends. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#44. She's the one most likely to call bullshit on even perfunctory get-togethers, unhappy with the charade of being friends when we aren't actually anymore. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#45. I'm living my life waiting for the man who comes for me like one did for Anna, with hungry eyes behind the wheel and rope in the trunk. I'm ready. But I don't know how much longer I can wait. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#46. I am a wolf that my sister kept in a cage, until her hand was removed. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#47. I wore high heels for the first time and they kept sticking in the mud. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#48. Sometimes the actions of the sane make no sense. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#49. We hear you shoot like a man."
"You heard wrong," Lynn said coldly. "I shoot like a woman. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#50. Everyone thinks if you fix a male dog it will lower his aggression, but most of the biters are female. It's basic instinct to protect their own womb. You see it in all animals - the female of the species is more deadly than the male." "Except - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#51. So what happened?" Mom asks; there's a tone of resignation, the sound of a parent who has tried really hard for a long time and realizes that the end of the tunnel doesn't have a light so much as a black hole. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#52. Venting your primal self in an emotional moment can be more than your socially constructed self can handle after the fact," Alex says, her eyes gliding over me. "Look at you. Your hands are shaking. Your voice is weak. And your conscience is reasserting itself. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#53. Kiddo, you and me don't do so well in situations we can't control.'
'Don't think I care for that. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#54. Regret was for people with nothing to defend, people who had no water. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#55. Right now life is on pause and I want it that way, because she can't slip away from me entirely until I start moving on. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#56. Not from here is one of the most damning insults that can be tossed, carrying with it the eternal question mark of what an outsider might be carrying inside of them, a mental or biological dark passenger that will rear up and bite your ass thirty years down the road. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#57. The dead know nothing, and the living have secrets. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#58. To be aware of your own doom is no easy thing. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#59. Just know that there's bad men in the world, and dying fast by your mother is a better way than theirs. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#60. Some things are too important to wait. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#61. Once I asked my dad how you know when you're in love. He said you just know, and that if you have to ask the question then you haven't been in love yet. And he's right. Because there aren't words for this. No combination of letters could ever represent what she is to me. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#62. Do no harm. Be nice. You catch more flies with honey than vinegar.
But what if I don't want to catch the flies? What if I'd rather see them swatted? - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#63. You chose to stop acknowledging a world that has treated you foully. What's saner than that? - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#64. It's a reflex, something that's been ingrained in me. Do no harm. Be nice. You catch more flies with honey than vinegar. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#65. Dear child, do you even know all the rage that is inside you? - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#66. A man who dips his sword in every well soon finds it spotted with rust, - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#67. There's different ways of doing things wrong, Lynn, and not all of it is choosing to hurt others. Sometimes it's the things you don't do that make you feel the worst. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#68. Quite the opposite; my definition is too broad. I think we're all quite mad. Some of us are just more discreet about it. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#69. There are parts of yourself that you hate; parts that you know other people wouldn't understand. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#70. Lynn kept her eye to the scope, unable to look away from the path of the only bullet she had ever fired with love in her heart. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#71. Who is your supervisor?" she asks, glancing around the room as if suddenly realizing she's the only adult here.
"God," I say. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#72. You're Lucy, my little one, and that is no small thing. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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