I’m not a detective from Baker Street or an old lady who solves crimes while she’s knitting in an easy chair. I’m just a book girl. So I can’t make a deduction, only take a flight of fancy–er, forget I said that. I meant, I can only take a guess.
Mr. D,” Grover asked timidly, “if you’re not going to eat it, could I have your Diet Coke can?
Most people want to be delivered from temptation but would like it to keep in touch.
Mick reached backwards without breaking eye contact and ran his hand across the door behind him, “See this?
Having a kid is like an industrial revolution of the emotions. Suddenly you can mass produce worry, and guilt.
All my pains has always increased my sense of purpose.
The profilers’ plan to coax me out of the woods resembled a comedy skit. During their search of my Cane Creek trailer, the feds had found dozens of books on the Civil War. And interviews with my friends confirmed that I was a bona fide Civil War buff. The profilers looked at all this Civil War “stimuli
A man who tosses worms in the river isn’t ‘t necessarily a friend of the fish. All the fish who take him for a friend, who think the worm’s got no hook in it, usually end up in the frying pan.
Ethan Wyeth: I hope you’re thirsty.”
Ethan: “Cause your dumb and ugly, but I can do something about thirsty.
Sex, whatever else it is, is an athletic skill. The more you practice, the more you can, the more you want to, the more you enjoy it, the less it tires you.