Meanwhile, enjoy this seasonally suitable video:
Thanks to Just SO for the link. And Tipi? This one's for you!
What candy do you
steal inspect from your kids' bags?
"I could tell that he wanted me to cower, to be afraid; I wasn’t about to give him the satisfaction. I had no respect at all for bullies, and I wanted him to know it."
- pg 135, The Moon and The Tide by Derrolyn Anderson
"It wasn't until a few years later that my dad explained it to me: Grandpa had told him the same stories when he was a kid, and they weren't lies, exactly, but exaggerated versions of the truth -- because the story of Grandpa Portman's childhood wasn't a fairy tale at all. It was a horror story.
- pg. 17, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
"Over a cup of hot tea with honey I told her about how I was blindsided by the massive wave, skipping over the mermaid part. As shocked and dazed as I was, I had enough wits about me to realize that no one would take my story seriously."
- pg. 54, Between the Land and the Sea by Derrolyn Anderson