Rose was so full of life and passion that sometimes she seemed more human than I was.
I clung to that spark of hope,nurturing it into a small flame thatchased some of the shadows in my heartaway.
Bloodlines and last names didn’t make a man extraordinary — the extraordinary existed in what we did in life, not in who we were.
Do you really want him to get over you?
Want to try it out?
I went to bed feeling melancholy, wishing I could havepoured out all my fears and insecurities to my mom. Wasn’tthat what normal mothers and daughters did?
She sat up, cheeks flushed and golden hair tousled. She was so beautiful that it made my soul ache. I always wished desperately that I could paint her in these moments and immortalize that look...
Nothing will get you anywhere with me,” I exclaimed. “I don’t know about that.” He put on an introspective look that was both unexpected and intriguing. “You’re not as much of a lost cause as...
Jeopardy, Mom! You have got to get on Jeopardy! Seriously! You could marry Alex Trebek! You could be Alex and Alex Trebek! You could be Alex SQUARED!
Well—actually, I am. And I’m pretty sure there are certain things we have to do before you need to be reading that.
My nails dug into his back, and he trailed his lips down the edge of my chin, down the center of my neck. He kept going until he reached the bottom of the dress’s V-neck....
And that’s the thing, I think… the real reason I’m not that weirded out by you two. It goes against all sound logic, but somehow, you two together… it just works.
Everything’s about my personal entertainment. The world is my stage. Keep it up- you’re becoming a star performer in the show.
Can’t you… I don’t. Find a hobby or something?””Being charming is my hobby.
If we found a ticket to Disneyland would you think we should arrest Mickey Mouse?
Ivashkov,” she repeated, her face the picture of serenity. “My name is Sydney Ivashkov.
Relax, having kids is years away. But can you imagine? Your brains, my charm, our collective good looks… then add in the usual physical abilities dhampirs get. It’s really not even fair to everyone else.
I gave him a smile that I hoped was as dazzling as one of his. “I realized I’m in love.”Marcus, startled, looked around as though he expected to see my object d’amour in the car...
All we can go on is what we think, how we see the world. If you can’t trust your own mind what can you trust?
But the people who mattered were the people you chose instead of the people who were yours by an accident of birth. Real family was heart as much as, if not more than, blood.
Moroi shied from the sunlight but as I watched Sydney, I knew without a doubt that humans had been made for the sun.
Sydney spent a lot of time on my bed these days.Unfortunately, it wasn’t with me.
We will undo whatever that Moroi boy has done to you.””You sure about that, Dad? Because he’s done everything to me.
Blood doesn’t lie
Sometimes it is easier to feel the veins wilted and empty than to sense the coldness of blood in fear
I found the candles—atrocious air freshening ones that smelled like fake pine.
Adrian, I’m on a date. Why are you here? On my car?
You look too pretty to be useful.
How is Angeline?” asked Dimitri. “Is she improving?”Eddie and I exchanged glances. So much for avoiding her indiscretions. “improving how exactly?” I asked. “Improving how exactly?” I asked. “In combat, in following the dress code,...
In the end… he would choose Campisi.In the end… she would choose Abandonato.In the end… there would be bloodshed.
No, you will listen. For once, you’re going to hear something that doesn’t fit into your neat, compartmentalized world of order and logic and reason. Because this isn’t reasonable. If you’re terrified, believe me–this scares...
Somehow, Sydney had an internal clock that told her when time was up. I think it was part of her inherent ability to keep track of a hundred things at once. Not me. In these...
Watch it.” he said at last. “I can make your life miserable.” I gave him an icy smile. “You already have, and that’s why i’ve got the advantage. You’ve done your worst but you haven’t...
Note even Moroi give licenses to infants, Sage,
Why do you react that way if I don’t mean anything to you?” There was a desperation in his voice, and it was legitimate.
I wrote back with a quick message: How do you know about 24601? I refuse to believe you read the book. You saw the musical, right?I hit send and received a response back from him...
I can’t waste time quibbling over trivial things like pepperoni and mushrooms. If you’d gone to my school in Devonshire, you’d understand. For one of my sophomore classes, they left us alone on the moors...
Keith was just bringing the glass to his lips when Adrian said, “Mmm. O positive, my favorite.”Keith sprayed out the wine he’d just drunk and promptly started coughing. I was relieved that none got on...
No, you will listen. For once, you’re going to hear something that doesn’t fit into your neat, compartmentalized world of order and logic and reason. Because this isn’t reasonable. If you’re terrified, believe me—this scares...
“Whatever happened to the dragon?” I mustered my primmest tone. “He has a name, you know.”Adrian pulled back and gave me a curious look. “I didn’t know, actually. What’d you decide on?” “Hopper.” When Adrian...
Escape plan number seventeen,” I told her. “Run away and open a juice stand in Fresno.””Why Fresno?””Sounds like the kind of place people drink a lot of juice.
It’s a fact that people are afraid of what they don’t understand. And most are too lazy or ignorant to find out more.
Being charming is my hobby.
And weird, for lack of a better word. And part of you knows… well, part of you knows something’s not right. That your thinking’s not right. But what do you about that? All we can...
Why are they all high-calorie foods?
Emerald green eyes studied usfrom a face that could have been sculpted by one of theclassical artists I so admired. Shocked, I dismissed thecomparison as soon as it popped into my head. This was avampire,...
As much as I hated to admit it, I kind of looked forward to seeing him. It made no sense, but something about his infuriating nature made me forget about my other worries. Weirdly, I...
I followed along because really, it was hard to say no to Dimitri Belikov about anything.
Let me get this straight. The future of our relationship hinged on advice from a fifteen-year-old girl, a probably untrue story from a one-eyed Chihuahua trainer, and me unromantically – yet skillfully – kissing you...
As far as I’m concerned, you’re both.
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