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  • It’s been so long since I’ve hugged her, a twinge of guilt rises up inside me.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • She has twelve, and I feel a momentary twinge of jealousy.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • They’d been back at Triangle for a week now, and Bella was still rediscovering the twinges and aches that went along with hunching over a sewing machine all day.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • She fed Demon an apple, already feeling the first twinges of soreness in her legs but not caring in the slightest.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride

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  • Clary raised her head and almost yelped as a twinge shot through her stiff neck.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • He feels a twinge of guilt that on some deep level, he’s thankful for whatever tragedy has occurred, because it’s forced them together.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • He felt a sudden twinge in his gut—in retrospect, it was the first hint that some piece of him might soon go missing.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • She looked wonderfully peaceful, sleeping a restful sleep, and for a brief moment Mae felt a twinge of envy.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • I felt a twinge of jealousy, then guilt for being jealous of a sick friend.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • She felt a twinge of remorse about spouting off the way she had, especially since he did seem like a friendly guy.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice

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  • I felt a twinge of anxiety, but I knew rubbing elbows with the nobility was something of a necessary evil.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • He felt a twinge of guilt for being such a jerk to her the night before.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • She felt a twinge of guilt for leaving her parents over the holidays but she had a career to think about.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • "I suppose so," Sticky said doubtfully, with a twinge of worry in his voice, "but what if there’s someone outside?
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • For the first time she felt a twinge of real fear.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • She looked at her rags and stained skin, and she couldn’t suppress the twinge of shame.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • Dusk was falling outside when a twinge of hunger sent him to the kitchen.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Wringer
  • Esperanza felt a twinge of envy when she noticed that Marta never let go of her mother’s hand.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • I felt a twinge of guilt as I said it.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • They pressed him forward, down the stairs, and when he reached the platform he felt a twinge of vertigo as they steered him too close to the tracks.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • And every so often I see pictures of myself with both arms and I feel a twinge of sadness.
    Bethany Hamilton  --  Soul Surfer
  • He starts backward, and I get a momentary, sick twinge of pleasure that I’ve surprised him.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • It was just for an instant, but I felt the small twinge in my stomach as sharply as I would have if he had taken a soft finger and run it down the length of my open palm.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • As I stood up I had a little twinge of fear.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • His face was such a long upper-lipped Irish prototype that it verged on a joke, and he exuded sadness—something intangibly rumpled, exhausted and resigned that caused me to reflect with a twinge of pain on these lonesome office drinking bouts, the twilight sessions with Yeats and Hopkins, the bleak subway commute to Ozone Park.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • All of this gave Reyna a twinge of dark satisfaction.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • His mouthed was pressed tight and lacked its usual twinge of humor.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • The seamed old face above the hand contorted for a moment as I did it, but then relaxed as the first twinges passed.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • The thought of it brought a twinge of regret.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • He grimaced —a twinge that vanished the moment I saw it.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • I feel that twinge of hatred against 13 again.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • I feel a slight twinge of hope.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • He could not help feeling a twinge of panic.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Thomas put the papers in the trunk and closed it, hating the twinge of unease he felt.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • Spencer felt a tiny twinge of disappointment.
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • Through the twinge of guilt, she managed a real half smile in his direction before she turned away.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • Long, light eyelashes and just the slightest twinge of expression.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • There was a twinge of pain, but Jurgis was used to pain, and did not coddle himself.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • I feel a twinge of guilt.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • I get a twinge.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • I feel a twinge of guilt for teasing Uriah when he can’t hear me, but I would have said the same thing if he were standing here.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • We introduced ourselves to C.C. She looked me over with a twinge of disapproval, as if I’d failed some kind of test.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • He was surprised to find that the flash of that name in his memory gave him a sharp little twinge of pleasure, before he could know why.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • A twinge of unease shot through Eragon, matching the intensity of his throbbing head.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • Major Major felt a twinge of alarm.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • I had a momentary twinge of fear that we were going to fall.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • Professor Sprout’s arms were full of bandages, and with another twinge of guilt, Harry spotted the Whomping Willow in the distance, several of its branches now in slings.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • Again Ethan felt a sudden twinge of jealousy.
    Edith Wharton  --  Ethan Frome
  • I felt a twinge of annoyance because Chiron rarely gave anyone a ride, and never a mortal.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • But their mocking laughter had caused a twinge of…what?
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
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