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  • He was outlined against the bruise-colored sky, the glow of the broken moons reflecting off the ground; Jace could see every facet of his expression, everything he had been keeping pent up.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • When you spend your entire life in and around the city of Chicago, as it turns out, you fail to fully apprehend certain facets of rural life.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • But one of the strangest facets of our world is how fugitives from justice can hide in a world as interconnected as ours.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • Seeing how puzzled and disturbed I was by this new facet of Natalie, Pop tried to illuminate some prison realities for me.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black

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  • In front of his plate was a many-faceted crystal goblet.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • What she saw was only the game Mrs Whatsit was playing; it was an amusing and charming game, a game full of both laughter and comfort, but it was only the tiniest facet of all the things Mrs Whatsit could be.
    Madeleine L’Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • Brill had wanted handles she’d seen in a Paris hotel, faceted crystal knobs the size of Ping-Pong balls.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • Someone facets it, someone polishes it.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • I can feel my heart beating wildly in every facet of my body.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless
  • Certainly my knowledge was not profound, but even in the superficiality of my understanding I felt there had been revealed to me facets of Bilbo’s character that gave the heft of flesh and the stink of real sweat to That shingle-flat cartoon of the daily press.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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  • But each facet would still have only three dimensions.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • "This doesn’t make sense," I murmur to myself, trying to remember every facet of the plan.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • Their heads were bulbous, alien, set with faceted black eyes.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • Shay’s long-range hoverboard was thicker, and glimmered with the facets of solar cells.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • Dios, was the truth right in front of my facet There’s one person who can tell me the truth about the night my dad died.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • In the larger and older jewels every facet may stand for a bloody deed.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • And with every drop, with every breath, she felt herself, every responsibility, every facet of her life, slipping away.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • Below, the Hound had sunk back down upon its eight incredible insect legs and was humming to itself again, its multi-faceted eyes at peace.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • The ebbing motion of light flowed in controlled discipline, like the sentences of a speech giving voice to the changing facets of the walls.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Again Langdon sensed there remained some facet of this mystery yet to reveal itself.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • It joined over Brom’s motionless face and flowed upward into a tall faceted spire.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • Each new question, each new catechism chapter, each new story seemed to open up a thousand facets concerning the salvation of my soul.
    Rudolfo Anaya  --  Bless Me, Ultima
  • The red wine trapped the light like the facet of a ruby.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • Her face, above a spotted dress of dark blue crepe-de-chine, contained no facet or gleam of beauty, but there was an immediately perceptible vitality about her as if the nerves of her body were continually smouldering.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • He knew every facet the light would shape if the smoke were ripped away.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • You destroyed its true form, which is that of a pyramid, with six sides or facets.’
    Johann Wyss  --  The Swiss Family Robinson
  • Only one rule, actually—one law that broke down into a thousand different facets: Keep the secret.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • Lacy could tell that Alex was a coper-someone who was used to being in control in all facets of her life.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Thence his eyes wandered over the town to far away where the ships’ lights shone, and the pier glowed—a little illuminated, facetted pavilion like a gem of yellow light.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • My nail tapped a glassy facet.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • Whenever he reached out to another person’s consciousness, it felt as if a facet of his bare soul rubbed against theirs.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • As the unseen ball sailed through the air, a shaft of sunlight caught it, and for an instant, he saw it glow green and faceted, like an emerald globe.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • Such activities sometimes concern facets a man does not know he has.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • "It was like a globe with a thousand facets; it shone like silver in the firelight, like water in the sun, like snow under the stars, like rain upon the Moon!" But the enchanted desire of the hoard had fallen from Bilbo.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Hobbit
  • The swarthy, middle-aged lieutenant colonel with the rimless, icy glasses and faceted, bald, domelike pate that he was always touching sensitively with the tips of his splayed fingers disliked the chaplain and was impolite to him frequently.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • It was cut in a million facets, so that even in the subdued light shining from the lamp, it sparkled.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • As Marilla lifted it out, the sunlight, falling through the vines that clustered thickly about the window, struck upon something caught in the shawl—something that glittered and sparkled in facets of violet light.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • Rosemary accepted it as merely a new facet of the fabulous, which for two years had filled her life.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • Eastward, over the blackened ruins of the Albert Terrace and the splintered spire of the church, the sun blazed dazzling in a clear sky, and here and there some facet in the great wilderness of roofs caught the light and glared with a white intensity.
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • There was the Prism Room, which was dripping with crystals, basically: chandeliers, candelabras, faceted windows.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • The piety of that age, not very subtle nor much given to reasoning, did not see so many facets in an act of religion.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • The point has hit no vital spot here where it lodged; the faceted belt stopped it, and the loin-guard, stiff with plate the smiths had hammered out.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • "It turns out, though, the hacker stumbled onto a facet of the Masonic mystery I don’t think he expected."
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • The scourge of PCP — "angel dust" — had begun to grip almost every facet of barrio life.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • Everything suddenly made sense as his mind began connecting the dots and filling in the details—the note, the Jeep, the gun, the trip to the shack, and every facet of that glorious weekend.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • The latter reflected the sun’s rays from the thousand facets of their crystals.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • He wondered that it did not explode from the amount of force contained within the boundaries of its sharp-edged facets.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • However, it had not been my intention to analyse here the various facets of this small episode from years ago.
    Kazuo Ishiguro  --  The Remains of the Day
  • To Mark, the Intelligence job, with all its political and psychological facets, was a career in itself.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • The radiance of the star-glass was broken and thrown back from their thousand facets, but behind the glitter a pale deadly fire began steadily to glow within, a flame kindled in some deep pit of evil thought.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Two Towers
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