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Prof. Tarma Amelia Black
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November continues with ....
The most striking difference is that ...
from The Complete Borzoi by Lorraine Groshans

finishing with
his head looked like it had been coughed up by a cat.
from The Trials of Apollo - Book One - The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan

So it becomes -
The most striking difference is that his head looked like it had been coughed up by a cat.

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The most striking difference is that
New Quote:

"He was speaking of dying, and I couldn't stop smiling."
from The Two Princesses of Bamarre by Gail Carson Levine

Finished Quote:

"The most striking difference is that he was speaking of dying, and I couldn't stop smiling."
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New Quote: “It feels ... as though doors were opening all over the world... It's bigger, somehow, the world.” — Louise Fitzhugh, Harriet the Spy

Completed Quote:
The most striking difference is that it feels ... as though doors were opening all over the world... It's bigger, somehow, the world.
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"—I have watched you grow and I've stood in your shadow,
I've never walked away. I hung the stars and I hold your heart,
so don't ever be afraid.
"
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Our third November offering is ....
I watched as Robin disappeared into
from As You Wish : Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes

finishing with
a matte black Prowler slung long and low on a custom chassis, with a slanted front grille and wheels gleaming with chrome.
from The Paladin Prophecy by Mark Frost

So it becomes -

I watched as Robin disappeared into a matte black Prowler slung long and low on a custom chassis, with a slanted front grille and wheels gleaming with chrome.

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I watched as Robin disappeared into
New Quote:

"the country with her sword drawn, rescuing and defending everyone in distress."
From: ALittle Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Finished Quote:

"I watched as Robin disappeared into the country with her sword drawn, rescuing and defending everyone in distress."
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New Quote: “...the blank white spaces at the edges of print. It gave us more freedom. We lived in the gaps between the stories.” — Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale

Completed Quote:
I watched as Robin disappeared into the blank white spaces at the edges of print. It gave us more freedom. We lived in the gaps between the stories.
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"—I have watched you grow and I've stood in your shadow,
I've never walked away. I hung the stars and I hold your heart,
so don't ever be afraid.
"
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Our next November offering is ....
Elise turned to the horses, and
from Rogue by Mark Frost

finishing with
she heard another sound: hooves at a rolling, slow canter, soon muffled but drawing near the house.
from The Grey Horse by R. A. MacAvoy

So it becomes -

Elise turned to the horses, and she heard another sound: hooves at a rolling, slow canter, soon muffled but drawing near the house.

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Elise turned to the horses, and
New Quote:
"The song continued and in the mists of the strange grove, a woman appeared."
From The Silver Gate by Kristin Bailey

Finished Quote:
"Elise turned to the horses, and the song continued and in the mists of the strange grove, a woman appeared."
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New Quote: “At that moment, in the sunset on Watership Down, there was offered to General Woundwort the opportunity to show whether he was really the leader of vision and genius which he believed himself to be, or whether he was no more than a tyrant with the courage and cunning of a pirate.” — Richard Adams, Watership Down

Completed Quote:
Elise turned to the horses, and at that moment, in the sunset on Watership Down, there was offered to General Woundwort the opportunity to show whether he was really the leader of vision and genius which he believed himself to be, or whether he was no more than a tyrant with the courage and cunning of a pirate.
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"—I have watched you grow and I've stood in your shadow,
I've never walked away. I hung the stars and I hold your heart,
so don't ever be afraid.
"
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Shirley huffed, clearly pleased with herself. She showed me her corkscrew attachment as if to say, Yeah, that's right. I ain't your Rainbow Pony.
The Tyrant's Tomb by Rick Riordan

Completed quote:
Elise turned to the horses, and Shirley huffed, clearly pleased with herself. She showed me her corkscrew attachment as if to say, Yeah, that's right. I ain't your Rainbow Pony.
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Re: Finish the Quote

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Here's our last November offering -
But as he looked he saw
from Irish Earth Folk by Diarmuid Mac Manus

finishing with
a snake with a head at each end.
from The Book of Nero by Rick Riordan

So it becomes -

But as he looked he saw a snake with a head at each end.

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But as he looked he saw
New Quote:
“Both sides so blinded by their fear and hate of each other that they couldn't see they were all fighting for the same thing.”
From: The Chield Thief
by Gerald Brom

Finished Quote:
"But as he looked he saw both sides so blinded by their fear and hate of each other that they couldn't see they were all fighting for the same thing.”
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The first quote for December is:
She glanced out the window, but all she saw was...
From The Strange Case of Finley Jane by Kady Cross

finishing with
the house that doesn't want any occupants
From Nefertiti's Heart by A.W. Exley

So it becomes:
"She glanced out the window, but all she saw was the house that doesn't want any occupants."
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New Quote: “Danger, a quest, three figures. They are close to you, but they are not your friends.” — Gail Carson Levine, Ella Enchanted

Completed Quote:
She glanced out the window, but all she saw was danger, a quest, three figures. They are close to you, but they are not your friends.
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"—I have watched you grow and I've stood in your shadow,
I've never walked away. I hung the stars and I hold your heart,
so don't ever be afraid.
"
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She glanced out the window, but all she saw was...
a small grotto and a meager, crumbling sarcophagus.
from Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

Ending with:

She glanced out the window, but all she saw was a small grotto and a meager, crumbling sarcophagus.
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The next quote for December is:
If only everyone inside the ball was as nice as you there would be...
from Cinderella is Evil by Jamie Campbell

finishing with
beauty, painted on our porcelain, hanging on our walls, ringing through our stories
From Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire

So it becomes:
"If only everyone inside the ball was as nice as you there would be beauty, painted on our porcelain, hanging on our walls, ringing through our stories,"

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If only everyone inside the ball was as nice as you there would be...
an agreement that will define the relationship of the fae to the human government of the United States that won't lead to genocide.
from Storm Cursed by Patricia Briggs

ending with
If only everyone inside the ball was as nice as you there would be an agreement that will define the relationship of the fae to the human government of the United States that won't lead to genocide.
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Re: Finish the Quote

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Our next quote for December is:
I know that while you are pleased with yourself, you will think of us with...
From Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Finishing with:
...editorials praising Dally
From The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

So it becomes:
"I know that while you are pleased with yourself, you will think of us with editorials praising Dally."

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Re: Finish the Quote

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I know that while you are pleased with yourself, you will think of us with...
Mixed with
my strangeness too complicated to explain or share.
From "A Great and Terrible Beauty" by Libba Bray

to become

"I know that while you are pleased with yourself, you will think of us with my strangeness too complicated to explain or share."
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Re: Finish the Quote

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New Quote: “that hazy, semiconscious state where the dreams of the night before dovetail with the reality of the day ahead.” ― Scott Meyer, Off to Be the Wizard

Completed Quote:
I know that while you are pleased with yourself, you will think of us with that hazy, semiconscious state where the dreams of the night before dovetail with the reality of the day ahead.
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"—I have watched you grow and I've stood in your shadow,
I've never walked away. I hung the stars and I hold your heart,
so don't ever be afraid.
"
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