The Giver looked up at him, his face contorted with suffering.
Lois Lowry -- The Giver
His face was contorted.
John Steinbeck -- Of Mice and Men
Leye’s face was contorted with anger.
Jane Yolen -- The Devils Arithmetic
I watched his strong body wither, then bloat, saw him suffer, night after night, doubled over at the dinner table, pressing on his stomach, his eyes shut, his mouth contorted in pain.
Mitch Albom -- Tuesdays with Morrie
He grabbed it just as another explosion rocked the room, sending a huge section of the metal shelving crashing to the floor "I’ve never seen such a menacing bunch of thugs!" the Rat Man yelled, but his face was crazed, his mouth contorted into a wild sneer.
James Dashner -- The Death Cure
The girl and the woman seemed to be arguing, the woman’s face contorting even more unpleasantly.
Margaret Peterson Haddix -- Uprising
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He spasmed, suddenly contorting into an unnatural shape, his head thrown back, his face twisted in pain.
James Dashner -- The Kill Order
Lindsey let loose a chirpy laugh and contorted herself to kiss her boyfriend sweetly on the neck.
John Green -- An Abundance of Katherines
The first time I saw him, he was doing knuckle push-ups in the exercise yard, face contorted with anger and pain, blood pooling on the asphalt beneath his fists.
Rick Yancey -- The Infinite Sea
With help from the campus SeeChange cameras, watchers were noticing her standing, stock-still, her face contorted into some raging, wretched mask.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
Stop this!" as his face contorted in pain, the ice racing up his chest and over his shoulders.
Ransom Riggs -- Hollow City
The orchestra began to play "Flight of the Bumblebee" (as well as they could, anyway), and Fiona pawed the air above the planter, her face contorted in effort and concentration.
Ransom Riggs -- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
It’s like holding up a flagpole with my arms contorted.
Susan Ee -- Angelfall
She glanced at Thalia, whose face was still contorted in pain.
Kass Morgan -- The 100
Fateen’s face contorted with disbelief.
Marissa Meyer -- Cinder
The man was grimacing, his head tilted and sunk into his shoulders as he stared at me through contorted features.
Jojo Moyes -- Me Before You
And his long face, stripped of its flesh, was still contorted in a silent scream.
Sarah J. Maas -- Throne of Glass
With eyes as hard as green plums, Miguel stared at her and his face contorted into a disgusted grimace.
Pam Munoz Ryan -- Esperanza Rising
Erik’s face started to contort.
Edward Bloor -- Tangerine
His face contorts.
Christina Baker Kline -- Orphan Train
Fredi simulated having a seizure, contorting himself and shaking violently.
Joshua Davis -- Spare Parts
His face contorts into an incredible amount of relief.
Colleen Hoover -- Hopeless
A face contorted into a terrible scream; a dog leaping from the left, teeth bared; someone shouting, "Take her down!
Lauren Oliver -- Delirium
I let go of the cup and she takes a mouthful while I watch her face contort at the bitterness.
Katja Millay -- The Sea of Tranquility
The contorting moves he put his body through defy description and he is acknowledged by his peers as being the finest dancer on the island.
Pat Conroy -- The Water is Wide
Plunged like some writhing sea-shape into my gaping maw, it all but overpowered my senses as it sought some unreachable terminus near my uvula; it wiggled, it pulsated, and made contortive sweeps of my mouth’s vault: I’m certain that at least once it turned upside down.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
There are still saints, though they no longer sit in quiet rooms or deserts, with their memento mori skulls and their doglike lions resting at their feet; instead they writhe in contorted poses, stuck full of arrows or tied to stakes.
Margaret Atwood -- Cat’s Eye
Her face contorted with miniature earthquakes and mudslides.
Rick Riordan -- The Blood of Olympus
He jerked it out using both hands, his face contorting in pain.
Becca Fitzpatrick -- Hush, Hush
Klaus cried out suddenly, his face contorted in anger.
Lemony Snicket -- The Reptile Room
To my considerable surprise, he rounded on me, face contorted, and pushed me off the path.
Diana Gabaldon -- Outlander
Mayella’s face contorted, and I was afraid that she would cry again.
Harper Lee -- To Kill a Mockingbird
His face contorted, turned purple.
Agatha Christie -- And Then There Were None
At the mention of my name, Peeta’s face contorts in effort.
Suzanne Collins -- Mockingjay
Even Hitler, who had been contorting himself in concert with the athletes, was watching him.
Laura Hillenbrand -- Unbroken
The old man got up slowly, holding onto the door handle, his face contorted with pain.
Orson Scott Card -- Ender’s Game
His face contorts in agony.
Sonia Nazario -- Enrique’s Journey
They were a few metres apart when the left side of the man’s face was suddenly contorted by a sort of spasm.
George Orwell -- 1984
Another spasm of rage contorted Valentine’s features.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Bones
Ron’s — or rather, Crabbe’s — face was contorted with fury.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
The twilight flowed in through the garments of stiff saints, their arms contorted at the elbows.
Ayn Rand -- The Fountainhead
My dignified weeping gives way to full-on ugliness, my mouth open and my face contorted and sounds like a dying animal coming from my throat.
Veronica Roth -- Insurgent
The agony of those contorted limbs struck me with a spasm of pain and blurred my eyes with tears.
Arthur Conan Doyle -- The Hound of the Baskervilles
I do not know if he saw me, or if the light cut off his vision, but I saw his bitter, contorted grin.
Rudolfo Anaya -- Bless Me, Ultima
The dragon fanned its wings; they were what had made it appear so contorted.
Christopher Paolini -- Eragon
Silas glanced down, his visage contorted in anguish.