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1. "Ourhunters come from a diversified set of beliefs, but work together toward one goal. And we're the bestat what we do.""But you guys were at the church."Jayden shrugged. "Father Bancroft is an area leader, so the church is our base, but elsewhere itcould be a synagogue, mosque, Buddhist temple. Any holy place will do. We fight demons, not eachother."
Author: AandE Kirk
2. "You want the truth? I've been fucked and betrayed often enough to not trust anybody. And that includes you." Frank shrugged. "Don't take it personal.""Join the club. We meet Tuesdays. We never share the location with each other, and we show up armed."
Author: Aleksandr Voinov
3. "Have you tried?" Tove countered, his eyes sparkling."Well...no," I admitted."Do it.""How?"He shrugged. "Figure it out.""You're really good at this training thing," I said with a sigh."
Author: Amanda Hocking
4. "I took several long walks in the Wright and adjacent Taylor Valleys. I did not feel insignificant on these journeys, dwarfed or shrugged off by the land, but superfluous. It is a difficult landscape to enter, and to develop a rapport with. It is not inimical or hostile, but indifferent, utterly remote, even as you stand in it. The light itself is aloof."
Author: Barry Lopez
5. "Are you scared?" He taunted, an amused smirk lifting the corner of his mouth.I raised my chin a fraction. "No. I…just…I haven't ridden a horse before."He leaned forward and patted the horse's neck. "Prism is gentle. You have my word."I wasn't worried about the horse. "And you?"Ry shrugged, his facial expression remained shuttered. "I'd never make that a personal promise, but I will get you to a phone."
Author: Beth Mikell
6. "Love them all," said Renoir. "That is the secret, young man. Love them all." The painter let go of his arm and shrugged. "Then, even if your paintings are shit, you will have loved them all."
Author: Christopher Moore
7. "That's convenient," Lyle said. He seemed relieved not to have to know the truth, and her heart ached for him. "It's conveniently true. Now," she sighed and tried to get her balance back. "As I've already explained to your brother, I have feelings for Dodge. What those feelings are and what I plan to do with them…" she shrugged, "I'm not sure. But that's for me and him to work out. You don't have to like it. I expect you'd have a problem with anyone"
Author: Christy Hayes
8. "Well you're not scary." He chuckled. Clover grinned at her feet. "I s'pose could be." She said in a low voice. This took Bailey by surprise, and he stopped rubbing the stone. "Whaddaya mean? What's scary about you?" He asked, chucking the stone far out of sight as he did. "I dunno." She shrugged. "Everything's gotta dark side. The Earth does, and so does the moon." "The sun don't." "We don't live on the sun." "We don't live on the moon neither."
Author: Clarke Betz The Five In The Field
9. "After Blakely delivered that infamous and muchrepeated set down, he transferred his gaze to the newMarchioness of Blakely.She shook her head, once. Firmly. "Gareth," she said dryly. "It is your sister's wedding day. Behave."Silence. He'd lifted his chin, in typical Blakely arrogance.The crowd waited for the blast.And then Lord Blakely shrugged and grinned helplessly.Grinned. Helpless. A Blakely."Oh," said his sister, from where she stood near him. "Isthat how it's done? I'll have to practice that."Like that, everything society knew about nine generations of Blakelys went up in smoke.Since that day, there had been no question. Lady Blakely had been granted otherworldly powers at birth.Every smile she coaxed from him, every laugh that she surprised from his lips, stood as testament to her arcane abilities.And those that questioned her worth still had only to see the look in his eyes when he watched her to find all theproof they required."
Author: Courtney Milan
10. "I'm not difficult," Violet said. "I'm simple. I like good books and clever conversation and being left alone much of the time. How does that make me difficult? I make sense? I don't talk about my feelings, of course, but then, I don't want to." She shrugged. "So that's reasonable."Sebastian smiled despite himself, a smile that felt bitter even to him. "God, no. Not feelings. Heaven forbid that you have anything so messy.""I have feelings." She spoke stiffly. "I just don't talk about them. What's the point? Talking never changes them."
Author: Courtney Milan
11. "Where did you meet?" he pressed on.I shrugged and considered a little rephrasing. "I was out for a run.""From who?"I leaned back to take a long, very long, slow sip of that beer.Knox leaned forward. "I think we're both bullsh*tting here, you ever play that card game?""With my grandma, every Sunday after church."
Author: Dannika Dark
12. "You rented the apartment with a dead guy in the corner?" I shrugged. "I wanted the apartment, and I figured I could cover him up with a bookcase or something."
Author: Darynda Jones
13. "I tore off another chuck of muffin and stared down at my chest. I shrugged and dabbed the muffin in the cum and popped it in my mouth. "I can't believe you just did that!" "Yeah," I snarled up my lip, "didn't quite think that one through all the way."
Author: Ethan Day
14. "Very quietly, James slipped out of bed and shrugged into his bathrobe. The stone floor was cool under his feet as he stood and listened, tilting his head. He turned slowly, and as he looked toward the door, the figure there moved. He hadn't seen it appear, it was simply there, floating, where a moment before there had been darkness. James startled and backed into his bed, almost falling backwards onto it. Then he recognized the ghostly shape. It was the same wispy, white figure he'd seen chase the interloper off the school grounds, the ghostly shape that had come to look like a young man as it came back to the castle. In the darkness of the doorway, the figure seemed much brighter than it had appeared in the morning sunlight. It was wispy and shifting, with only the barest suggestion of its human shape. It spoke again without moving."
Author: G. Norman Lippert
15. "Brave? Or stupid?"Roger shrugged. "I've never been quite sure where brave stopped and stupid began, myself."
Author: Gerald Morris
16. "You like? she asked Slade. He gave her a head nod and she vanished behind the curtain.That's my sister, he said, pointing at the closed curtain.I shrugged. "I'm glad you guys are so close."
Author: Holly Hood
17. "Did he just rip out the engine?" I asked."Yes", Saiman said. "And now he is demolishing the Maserati with it."Ten seconds later Curran hurled the twisted wreck of black and orange that used to be the Maserati into the wall.The first melodic notes of an old song came from the computer. I glanced at Saiman.He shrugged. "It begged for a soundtrack."
Author: Ilona Andrews
18. "I've no idea when I'm going to wear it, the girl replied calmly. I only knew that I had to have it. Once I tried it on, well... She shrugged. The dress claimed me."
Author: Isabel Wolff
19. "You're spending a lot of time with this girl." "Whoa!" I stepped out of the shower, buck -ass naked, finding Ollie standing in the doorway of the bathroom. "What the hell, man?" "What?" He shrugged. "Not like I haven't seen your junk before."
Author: J. Lynn
20. "Amazing? My heart fluttered. "But I don't want Flash or Harry," I murmured. "You want Spider-Man," he finished for me, looking a little wistful. I shrugged. "And Peter Parker." He looked at me, very seriously. "Then don't settle," he said."
Author: J.M. Richards
21. "Nice slippers," Davin grinned. They were green and furry. "Thanks." I shrugged and looked him over, half expecting to see a new injury. "So what's up?" He had one hand behind his back."
Author: J.M. Richards
22. "Tohr shrugged. "Assuming he's kept the same ones on, they're a total of five. Three cousins. That porn star Zypher—"Rhage harrumphed at that. Clearly, even though he was now very happily mated, he felt like the race had one, and only one, sex legend—and it was him."
Author: J.R. Ward
23. "Aiden followed my gaze. "Leon, that one there counts half for me. So that's six and a half." Then he pivoted around, heading toward another daimon who had a Guard pinned on the floor.Leon shrugged. "That's okay. I have ten, loser."
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
24. "She shrugged. "You can be happy for someone else's good fortune, but that doesn't mean you forget your own bad luck."
Author: Jodi Picoult
25. "Halt snorted derisively. "Battleschool evidently isn't what it used to be," he replied. "It's a fine thing when an old man like me can sleep comfortably in the open while a young boy gets all stiff and rheumatic over it."Horace shrugged. "Be that as it may," he replied, "I'll still be glad to sleep in a bed tonight."Actually, Halt felt the same way. But he wasn't going to let Horace no that."
Author: John Flanagan
26. "Sam inquired in a low voice, "You don't like heights?"Caleb shrugged his shoulders noncommittally and replied, "Maybe it isn't so much a fear of heights as it is a fear of plummeting to my death."
Author: Katie Lynn Johnson
27. "The way I see it," Carter said, "I have to keep your secret because if I don't call a truce with you, that someone who's going to get killed somedaywill probably be me." I shrugged. He was right about that. But I smiled again and held out my hand. "Fine. Truce.""Truce," Carter agreed, and shook my hand. "So how about a statement for my article?""Sure. ‘No comment.'"
Author: Kelly Oram
28. "You need to be clever to best him. Are you clever, Rachel?"Oh God. She wants to know if I'm clever. I glanced at Al, and he stared at me, then shrugged. Licking my lips, I said, "It's the shiny pot that puts a hole in the sky."Al's mouth dropped open, but Newt thought about it, her expression thoughtful and her fingers finally leaving her knife. "Very true," she said as she eased back into the cushions.With a soft click of his teeth, Al's mouth shut. His eyes were cross, and he seemed peeved that I'd found a way to satisfy her without compromising myself at all."
Author: Kim Harrison
29. "You know, you can always do a three some.""A three some?" I frowned. "No."He shrugged. "Just a thought.""Yeah, a dumb one," I spat."Hey! I didn't call your idea to re-wallpaper the kitchen a dumb idea!""You have a problem with the new paper?" I demanded."Pop, please, it's hideous," Trick said."
Author: Kira4Inu
30. "He shrugged. "I do not assign duties."She nodded. "Oh.""Tiger does."Shit."Tiger is head of security."Double shit. She'd molested the damn head of security of the NSO at Reservation. Just bitchin'."
Author: Laurann Dohner
31. "But you know as well as I do that anger won't solve anything.""I beg to differ," he shrugged. "Anger can be quite rewarding…at least for those of us who have the option of blasting our enemies to oblivion."
Author: M.A. George
32. "After the service was over, I whispered to one of my fellow staff members, "If I commit suicide, I'll tattoo a message on my body. People will read the message on my body, if my dead body alone is not communication enough. I will make my message clear.""Well," he shrugged, "they could always just close the lid of the coffin."
Author: Margaret Bullitt Jonas
33. "Valek smiled. "Good. First, send Kade a reply, askinghim not to come." He pointed at the unopened letter on the table. I had forgotten about it. Sealed with wax, the message appearedto be secured. Valek shrugged. "I was bored."
Author: Maria V. Snyder
34. "He shrugged against her. "The people of Luna don't need a princess. They need a revolutionary."Cinder furrowed her brow. "A revolutionary," she repeated. She liked that a lot better than princess."
Author: Marissa Meyer
35. "Liesel continued the examination. She moved around him and shrugged. "Not bad."Not bad!" I look better than just not bad."The shoes let you down. And your face."Rudy placed the lantern on the counter and came toward her in mock-anger, and Liesel had to admit that a nervousness started gripping her. It was with both relief and disappointment that she watched him trip and fall on the disgraced mannequin. On the floor, Rudy laughed.Then he closed his eyes, clenching them hard.Liesel rushed over.She crouched above him.Kis him, Liesel, kiss him.Are you all right, Rudy? Rudy?"I miss him," said the boy, sideways, across the floor.Frohe Weihnachten," Liesel replied. She helped him up, straightening the suit. "Merry Christmas."
Author: Markus Zusak
36. "Tell me, are you still hung up on that boy?' 'Excuse me?' Schuyler asked, holding a test tube. 'Nothing.' Kingsley shrugged innocently. 'If that's how you like to play it."
Author: Melissa De La Cruz
37. "She spoke throught her teeth. "Almost, dear. What were the real words you used? The bad words. It's okay to say them again, just this once." I shrugged, "fine. I said'. . . just 'cause Daddy wants you to suck on his ding-a-ling."
Author: Michael Siemsen
38. "Happiness, wealth, true love. Just like everybody else.""That's all?""What else is there that matters?"He shrugged a shoulder. "Destruction, vengeance, power, world domination."Her smile stretched but it didn't reach her eyes. "Those are fun too."
Author: Michelle Rowen
39. "I could have killed you.""Or I could have killed you," Percy said. Jason shrugged. "If there'd been an ocean in Kansas, maybe.""I don't need an ocean—""Boys," Annabeth interrupted, "I'm sure you both would've been wonderful at killing each other. But right now, you need some rest."Food first," Percy said. "Please?"
Author: Rick Riordan
40. "Lucky fucker, whoever the father is."With a snort, Anna told him, "He is a fucker" – she shrugged nonchalantly – "but I love him."
Author: S.C. Stephens
41. "You stole his truck?""Borrowed," Prophet corrected. "Remy thought of it when I took him home.""Did you just blame a fifteen-year-old kid for why you stole—""—borrowed—""—a truck?"Prophet shrugged. "Little bit."
Author: S.E. Jakes
42. "Do you love him?"Adam looked back at her and she squeezed his arm. With a small smile she turned to her brother. "Yes."Braden shrugged and reached casually over to the kettle to turn it on. "About bloody time. You two were giving me a headache."
Author: Samantha Young
43. "They stood in silence for a few moments with Ryan watching him carefully. He was fiddling with his t-shirt and scuffing his sneaker against the floor as he appeared to turn something over in his mind. His expression went through a variety of metamorphoses before he finally sighed and shook his head."Y'know, I'm not a big expert on this stuff. I've never even been in a real relationship and I'm twenty-five, but like..." He trailed off for a minute, bit his lip and then shrugged before pressing on. "But I saw the way both of you guys were at the start of this whole thing, and if you two could have that kind of intense fire stuff considering the way you both were... I dunno, I wouldn't give up so easy. But then again, maybe I read too much fanfic."
Author: Santino Hassell
44. "I cannot have this Imelda Marcos woman beating me, whoever she is,' Suki shrugged by way of explanation."
Author: Sarah Alderson
45. "If you've got a bag in that SUV, you might as well get it out.""He's not staying here," Lisa countered."I say he is."Lisa yanked at the coat from within. "You're not the only person who lives here, Robin.""No, but I'm one-third owner of the house." She motioned Donovan toward his truck. "Consider whatever part of the house he's in as my third.""Damn it, Robin! I don't want him here.""I do.""Why?"Robin cocked her head to the side as if considering the question. "Because he's got that big, mean, don't-mess-with-me look of a rottweiler on steroids that could be a deterrent to any repercussions from your trip into town today, and because"—she shrugged and a smile touched her lips—"he bothers you in a way I've never seen you bothered. It's interesting."
Author: Sarah McCarty
46. "Hoverboarding looks so fun, like being a bird. But actually doing it is hard work."Shay shrugged. "Being a bird's probably hard work too. Flapping your wings all day, you know?"
Author: Scott Westerfeld
47. "I need dating advice. Fast...Julian, how did you meet your wife?"Julian shrugged. "My brother the sex god cursed me into a book for two thousand years. Grace got drunk on her birthday and summoned me out of it."Vane rolled his eyes. "That's useless. Kyrian? What about you?""I woke up handcuffed to Amanda."Vane could work with that. "So I need to get a set of handcuffs?"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
48. "They looked up. Someone with a face and apron that said ‘barman' in seven hundred languages was standing over them, a wine jug in each hand."No women in here," he went on."Why not?" said Nobby."No women asking questions, neither.""Why not?""‘cos it is written, that's why.""Where'm I supposed to go, then?"The barman shrugged. "Who knows where women go?""Off you go, Beti," said the Patrician. "And … listen for information!"Nobby grabbed the cup of wine from Colon and gulped it down."I dunno," he moaned. "I've only been a woman ten minutes and already I hate you male bastards."
Author: Terry Pratchett
49. "Someone broke from the scrum and, punching and kicking, staggered towards the Klatchian goal."Isn't that man your butler?" said Ahmed."Yes.""One of your soldiers said he bit a man's nose off."Vimes shrugged. "He's got a very pointed look if I don't use the sugar tongs, I know that."
Author: Terry Pratchett
50. "I asked my dad once if his high school teachers began treating kids differently during Vietnam, when they knew some of their students would be drafted and sent to war. I was curious because for sure we'd started treating our military kids differently after 9/11. He just shrugged and changed the subject, like he always did. And that was okay with me. He'd go back and change a lot of things if he could; and like everyone else, I'd give anything to go back to the day before 9/11—but all we can do is move forward."
Author: Tucker Elliot

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