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#1. Fall in love with me, Gary! She thought. Please. Please sit here holding me and think there's nowhere on earth I'd rather be than here, and no girl I'd rather have in my lap than Beth Rose Chapman! - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#2. And Ruth was the last person to whom a sensible Indian would hand a weapon. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#3. In Los Angeles ... was the thinking-est crowd on earth: how to get ahead, how to mold a better body, how to have a better relationship, how to score, earn, fight, win, get published, be a star. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#4. How terrifying empty beds were. The neatness of the sheets and blankets was like the neatness of a mowed and trimmed graveyard. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#5. I get letters from readers who say that they have always hated reading, but somebody suggested one of my books, they actually finished the book and enjoyed it, and they're going on to read another book. I'm thrilled that they have figured out that reading is fun. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#6. But West, like the rest of the Trevors, was endlessly polite. It gave them protection; they could stand neatly behind their courtesy. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#7. People nearly always believe, and are willing to back it up with weapons and cruelty, that their religion and way of life is better than the other person's. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#8. I wrote eight full-length adult novels in my twenties. None of them were published. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#9. To be believed, you had to have the support of the Somebodies - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#10. She had never had a daydream that dreamed itself, like nightmares. That crawled out of her brain like a creature of the dark. A daymare. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#11. The sea can smack the rocks like a hand smacking a cheek. It can hiss or gurgle or even kiss. But when it wants, it can go quiet. 'And then', said Anya Rothrock, 'you can hear the voices of the drowned'. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#12. If I were a seagull
I wouldn't have to stick around
If people argued- I would fly off,
swerve, wheel, dip, scream.
a thousand wings of company if I have friends
two strong wings of my own
If I don't - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#13. Stephen had just come from a class discussion in which several students believed that the right cup of herbal tea would save them from pain and sorrow. Well acquainted with pain and sorrow, Stephen did not contribute to the discussion. He merely crossed these idiots off his list of possible friends. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#14. I love writing and do not know why it is considered such a difficult, agonizing profession. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#15. You must love teaching', one mother said to Mr. Shevvington. 'Yes indeed. I think of each class as a zoo.' He laughed..'Twenty-six to a cage. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#16. Bianca and Mindy crept into the room like great big fashionable mice. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#17. What would she have? Coke, said Annie. And when she tasted the familiar drink, how much less scary the world was, and how much less frightening her task. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#18. The most crippling part of my personality is that as much as I want to know something, I can't bear admitting I'm ignorant. It's as if I think I should have been born knowing and understanding all. As if when I say out loud, what are you talking about? the world will point and jeer. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#19. She had gradually changed her name. "Jane" was too dull. Last year, she'd added a "y", becoming Jayne, which had more personality. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#20. I'm interesting, she thought. I'm unusual. But I'm not beautiful ... - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#21. father knocked on her door. "Kitten? May I come - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#22. I approach serious subjects, and I like to have the good guys win and have the parents among the good guys. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#23. Seventh grade had a full complement of creeps, weirdos, future criminals, and nerds. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#24. How can you be somebody else's savior, when you can't be your own? - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#25. I believe my readers are crazy about their parents and want to be just like them when they grow up. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#26. Actually my first eight books were historical novels, but they were never published. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#27. What more can life hold, than to know that because of your story, somebody out there has decided to read again! - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#28. If you write a story based on a real person, you're trapped by the details of the real person and his life. It gets in the way of writing your own story. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#29. If she dreamed, she did not remember when she awoke. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#30. Who was Florinda, and why did she faint so often that she needed a special couch on which to do it? - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#31. It wasn't that she stopped being nice; she stopped being anything - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#32. More clumsily,he put his arm around her and tried to hug. They were definitely amateurs at showing affection. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#33. I decided to write short stories because they got rejected quicker. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#34. She was a mind floating in an ocean of confusion. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#35. Strat yearned to imagine her without even the thin white dress, but it would not be honorable, so he prevented himself from having such a fantasy. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#36. You have a girlfriend?" said Brian. "You never told us."
"I'm not going to tell you now either. Don't tell Mom and Dad, don't tell Jodie, don't tell Bren."
"Why not?" said Brian. "Mom and Dad would be thrilled. Unless she's some disgusting skank leading you down a sick and twisted path. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#37. It's been one nightmare after another, Christina thought. Pretty soon I won't be able to keep track of them all. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#38. She stared at the dark shimmer of glass that faced the street. The Clares never pulled curtains. They were comftorable with the dark. But there was another kind of dark. The darkness of minds full of hate. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#39. Lying on the front passenger seat, as if it didn't matter, was Rose's Diary.
It Mattered. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#40. When in doubt, shut up. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#41. But I found my family. I found the right thing to do. I found the way home. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#42. I guess you've grown up anyway, Janie. Even with all the bricks I put on your head to keep you little. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#43. Kahnawake
November 1704
Temperature 44 degrees

"They won't let you see her," said Ruth flatly. "Now tell us, Mr. Williams, why has ransom not come? Do people have short memories or no memory? Why do they not rescue us? I get so angry sometimes."
Sometimes! thought Mercy. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#44. Listen to the sea ... it sounds like a coffin being dragged over broken glass. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#45. He felt blind and deaf, the way he did when he was close to a good idea but couldn't tap into it. He'd told Lizzie about that feeling once, and Lizzie had said, That just means you aren't very smart, Reeve. Smart people have good ideas without having to be blind and deaf first. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#46. My favorite book is always the one I'm working on at the moment. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#47. I have no beliefs," said her mother. "Only hopes. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#48. I thought of the parable of the prodigal son. We had made merry for the beloved child's return too - but what happens when the beloved child doesn't say she's sorry? The parable doesn't talk about that. Jesus figures of course you're sorry. Jesus, I thought, you blew it. Not everybody is sorry. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#49. wanted is a good action book - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#50. Breakfast was only worth having when somebody else made it for you. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#51. She had a sense of herself being brain dead: running on tubes and machines. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#52. Guys with nice person names try to be sympathetic. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#53. People think they own time. They have watches and clocks and digital pulses. But they are wrong. Time owns them. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#54. She had spent the summer forgetting to be English--and Tannhahorens had spent the summer forgetting the same thing. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#55. I'm one of the lucky writers: plots come easily to me. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#56. I believe my voice is pretty much the same. I've written 75 books, so I'm better at it now than I was earlier in my career. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#57. Lark did not know how her parents would behave in public. They never came to anything, even teacher conferences. They had basically skipped Lark's life. She didn't mind. She had made her own. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#58. But sometimes, in tight corners, when your back is against the wall and the world is against you, you have to fight back in unexpected ways. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#59. The only evil is that I don't mind that it happened. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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#60. I love all of it, thinking up the plots, getting to know the kids in the story, their parents, backyards, pizza toppings. - Author: Caroline B. Cooney
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