"It's all over. My life's over," Devon said, looking up at Katie, her hand shaking slightly as she pushed back a stray strand from her ponytail.
From page 33 of You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott.
'Do I detect a renewal of your fighting spirit? I'm so glad. To tell the truth, I've been getting quite bored.'
From page 66 of Behind Close Doors by B. A. Paris.
Sometimes I told my boyfriends about her from the beginning, sometimes--if I liked them a lot--I said that I had a younger sister who was away at school but only mentioned that she had Down's syndrome a few weeks into the relationship. Some, when I told them, didn't know what to say and didn't stay around long enough to say anything much at all.From Page 21 of Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris.
Yvette was twenty-four, teaching college composition, alone in the world until she met Devin a few months later. She supposes she never had to grow a backbone, because she went from living in the start shadow of her mother's tyranny to the easy, pampered wife of a successful businessman--that is, until they had children and her life became a whirlwind, a spinning hamster wheel.From page 37 (Loc. 498) of The Mystery Box: The Mystery Book Collection by Eva Pohler. (reading on Kindle)
For two thousand years most people haven't quite been able to figure out the answer. But the whole world is intrigued.From page Loc. 104 of Jesus, an Obedient Son by Michael Phillips. (read on Kindle)
Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Books and a Beat. Anyone can play along, so I thought I would play for fun! Just pick two sentences from the book you are reading.