He stood away from the eggs for a moment, literally stood and turned away so that he could not see them.
Gary Paulsen -- Hatchet
Ms. Queen Marie Antionette Lincoln literally filled a room when she entered it.
Sharon M. Draper -- Forged by Fire
I mean that literally.
James Patterson -- The Angel Experiment
Still, the woman literally jumped in the air.
Sarah Dessen -- Lock and Key
It literally made me bound forward.
Henry James -- The Turn of the Screw
—is literally the same as mine.
Harper Lee -- Go Set a Watchman
My usual seat, back row, center aisle, was already taken by Brandon Something, a tennis player who constantly misused the word literally.
Laurie Halse Anderson -- The Impossible Knife of Memory
I find it hard to focus as I literally count down the minutes.
Colleen Hoover -- Slammed
I literally have to bite my own hand to keep from screaming, or crying, or bursting out laughing, or getting sick—or all of the above.
Lauren Oliver -- Before I Fall
For a second Thomas had a hard time believing that the guy who’d dropped in—literally—was real.
James Dashner -- The Scorch Trials
Some are retooled as living quarters for the kids who are, both literally and figuratively, under his wing.
Neal Shusterman -- Unwind
The first word that popped into Thomas’s mind was madhouse, and he realized that it was almost literally true.
James Dashner -- The Death Cure
Their ears were literally pricked.
Gillian Flynn -- Gone Girl
She’d gotten one girl kicked out, ruined Kriss’s birthday party last month, and literally tried to rip a dress off my back.
Kiera Cass -- The Elite
So you literally roll them?
Nicholas Sparks -- The Longest Ride
So I literally select each one myself?
Kiera Cass -- The Heir
The Blackthorns and the Carstairs had always been close, and Jules was only a few months older; she’d literally never lived in a world without him in it.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Heavenly Fire
Mark couldn’t believe how quickly she’d gone from totally fine to literally on the ground, too weak to stand.
James Dashner -- The Kill Order
A German word, slang for "wimp," that literally means "a man who sits to pee."
John Green -- An Abundance of Katherines
Mia cradles her head in her hands, as though she’s literally trying to disappear into her own body.
Gayle Forman -- Where She Went
It was attached to the kitchen— —like literally attached, without a door.
Rainbow Rowell -- Eleanor & Park
You literally cry tears of blood.
Rick Yancey -- The 5th Wave
Now that was literally true.
Rick Yancey -- The Infinite Sea
I’m literally taking food out of your mouth.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
"But you just use him to learn the literal meaning of the words; don’t follow his explanations and interpretation.
Malala Yousafzai -- I Am Malala
He was, quite literally, raised in a barn.
Ransom Riggs -- Hollow City
At age seven I’d taken this statement literally, but the headmistress in the picture was smoking a pipe, and her name was Peregrine, a kind of hawk.
Ransom Riggs -- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
He told me that the act of writing literally saved his life when he spent two years in solitary confinement.
Piper Kerman -- Orange Is the New Black
On occasional weekend evenings, bands would perform at the restaurants, and last summer on the Fourth of July, when she was visiting Kevin, so many people came to hear the music and see the fireworks that the marina literally filled with boats.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Choice
Then the female reared up and quite literally embraced the male with both forepaws while she proceeded to smother him in long-tongued kisses.
Farley Mowat -- Never Cry Wolf
It meant "don’t let it make you crazy" but it translated literally as: "don’t put a spoon in your eye over it."
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
Hata is, literally, "flag," and a "black flag," or kurohata, is the banner a village would raise by its gate in olden times to warn of a contagion within.
Chang-rae Lee -- A Gesture Life
The post-fight adrenaline has me literally trembling.
Susan Ee -- Angelfall
Though there are literally millions of geckos in south Florida, I swear this one follows me to school and seems to be everywhere I am.
Pittacus Lore -- I Am Number Four
Quite literally it seems.
Marissa Meyer -- Cinder
It’s our first proper holiday together, and there is literally not one single trip in these that doesn’t involve either throwing yourself off something or"—she pretends to shudder—"wearing fleece."
Jojo Moyes -- Me Before You
Meg moved on from Pac-Man (having given the game twenty seconds of her time) and began literally climbing the wall.
Rick Riordan -- The Trials of Apollo
The device is the Desk-Fax, a machine which sends and receives telegrams by literally taking a picture of them.
Judy Blume -- In the Unlikely Event
I mean I literally threw up.
Trenton Lee Stewart -- The Mysterious Benedict Society
John had never asked formal permission to call; he had merely taken literally Rachel’s invitation to come again.
Elizabeth George Speare -- The Witch of Blackbird Pond