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  • We had an intense brainstorming session today.
  • They eat well that night—thanks to Lev, who finally had his own survivalist brainstorm.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • Kriss and I spent the day taking notes and brainstorming while the others did the same thing at a nearby table.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • Yes, and since my father is gone, this will be a convenient time to start brainstorming.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One

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  • We’re trying hard to brainstorm on our end, but we can’t extinguish that fire if we’re dealing with new ones.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • You can sit here with me and brainstorm—all night, if you’ve got the time."
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • I had a brainstorm and tapped out on my board, "Go in.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Out of My Mind
  • The group continued brainstorming, but Lorenzo kept thinking about string.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Later I went in and told Mrs. Brown about this superb brainstorm.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • "I can stall that, maybe," Maven says, brainstorming out loud.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen

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  • Suspecting that he’d be brought back, Louie brainstormed, trying to anticipate questions.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • As I watched her receding form I had a brainstorm—I would run into the backyard, where I could see her with no barriers.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • Borgenicht’s great brainstorm that day on the upturned box on Hester Street, then, did not come from nowhere.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Lorraine was in her glory because she had a brainstorm about making spaghetti.
    Paul Zindel  --  The Pigman
  • When Mrs. Turner’s brother came and she brought him over to be introduced, Tea Cake had a brainstorm.
    Zora Neale Hurston  --  Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • He especially liked the brainstorm he’d had about Beth—the friends with benefits thing.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • Okay,’ he said, brainstorming, ’let’s do something to get your mind off where you are.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Associate freely, brainstorm, take notes.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • We start brainstorming what to do: we can drive to Embassy Beach and go skinny-dipping.
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • Then he blazed on, as he and Syed brainstormed a list of dozens more celebrities, until Mortenson had 580 appeals in the mail.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • That was Mama’s brainstorm.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • He ended up in a similar brainstorm of the President’s, one that perfectly suited his energy and developing physique: the Civilian Conservation Corps.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • Of course, they had no money to work with, so they brainstormed ways to raise money quickly and easily and still have fun in the process.
    Sampon Davis, et. al.  --  We Beat the Street
  • Curiosity, and the need to bang out another column, make for a rare brainstorm.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • One of Jacques Saunière’s favorite pastimes was bringing Da Vinci’s more obscure brainstorms to life—timepieces, water pumps, cryptexes, and even a fully articulated model of a medieval French knight, which now stood proudly on the desk in his office.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Look, Aud, I gotta get back inside for this brainstorming session.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Along for the Ride
  • Can we brainstorm over video games?
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • She was brainstorming ideas on how to leak something that wasn’t hers in the first place.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • I’ll find them, or I’ll see if David Menlo can brainstorm a better spell to quickly copy the books.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • Grijalva had a brainstorm: His students could sponsor a school in Cambodia and use it as a way of emphasizing the importance of public service.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • The next morning, after a late night of brainstorming, I cornered her at the bathroom sink and said, "I came up with the perfect name."
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • After such gatherings, my peers and I—all the children between the ages of six and twelve—would brainstorm several possible answers that would avoid the death of one of our parents.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone
  • Most important, it would be almost two weeks at Boston’s Ritz-Carlton and at New York’s UN Plaza, two weeks Vic and Roger would spend mostly in each other’s hip pockets, digesting the input and brainstorming as they had in the old days.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • Tell us and we’ll brainstorm," said Stevie Rae.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • "Get your team together and brainstorm," Tyler said.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • So … two wagons and someone who’s traded with the Great Piter Lady," confirmed Skeedle, twiddling his stubby claws as though brainstorming various options.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom
  • The recitation continued while Max struggled in vain to brainstorm a suitable lesson.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • But the guys at least listened to Lorenzo, let him brainstorm crazy ideas, and didn’t tell him to go away because he looked funny.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • It was the suitcase rollers that stopped Laura’s hand; she had weathervaned a minor brainstorm.
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • We had a lot of time scheduled on this trip for brainstorming, but I guess we’re all agreed to go with the final spot idea.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • On that same day, Louis Ruppel, the executive editor of the Chicago Herald American, had a brainstorm.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • I have to admit that the problems seemed too big for us to do anything about, but we began to brainstorm about what we might do if we got a group of girls together.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • "Thanks, but no. Don’t brainstorm for a second.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • On the short van ride to the restaurant, Oscar led a brainstorming session: "There’s no way we can buy a new briefcase and get everything rewired in time.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
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