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