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  • I was lost in reverie and missed her third point.
  • At this memory, I smile, but Ruth’s voice cuts through my reverie, her disappointment evident.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • You were supposed to say what Jordan was clearly expecting— She looked out the window and started, jerked out of her reverie.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • From which reverie he was awoken by Hassan asking, "So how the fug did a perfectly good Austrian Archduke end up in Shitsberg, Tennessee?"
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines

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  • Her reverie ended, she thought of home and bed.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • Travis broke from his reverie and glanced around.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • Ben was drowsing with the reins held loosely in one hand when the wagon hit a stone and jarred us both out of our respective reveries.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • I didn’t crave their company as much as the opportunity to watch them in their enjoyment and reverie.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Syed’s voice broke into my reverie.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • Percy’s voice stirred me from my reverie.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo

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  • Here Mr. Curtain paused, his face adopting an expression of fond reverie.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • But I am letting myself be carried away by reveries which I must now put aside, writes Aronnax.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • The bell above the door chimes once and I snap out of my reverie.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • Then, to split the reverie of the mood, to shatter the spirit of exaltation over the successful crossing of the river and the return, Mrs. Brown poked her head in the doorway, saying " ’Scuse me, I’d like to have a word with your babies, Mr. Conroy."
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • "—she let herself fall into a moment’s reverie.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • The sound of a door opening above brought me out of my reverie.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Sometimes in bed—adrift in my sighing, opiated, erotic reveries— I carried on long candid conversations with her: we are inseparable, I imagined us saying (cornily) to each other, each with a hand on the other’s cheek, we can never be apart.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • At this moment he was dragged out of his reverie with a violent jerk.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • "Come on," he said then, breaking off her reverie.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • Shay’s voice pulled Tally from her reverie.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • The sound of the key turning in the front door roused Clary out of her reverie.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • Passepartout was now plunged into absorbing reverie.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • The slow journey up the Inside Passage unfolded in a gauzy reverie of anticipation.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • The world went on, as it does, without my full participation, and I only woke up from the reverie when someone said my name.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • But what with the juice running down my hand and me nearabout drunk on the butter smell, I am lost in a peach-peeling reverie.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • I have heard that Sanaubar’s suggestive stride and oscillating hips sent men to reveries of infidelity.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • A car screeches into the parking garage, shaking me out of my reverie.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • At the end of my reveries, I sat in the back of the car as my father drove.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • In the middle of his reverie, Macon was interrupted by rapid tapping on the window.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • Mr. Crouch seemed to come out of a deep reverie.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • He was startled from his reverie by the steely rasp of a sword being unsheathed.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • He seemed in a deep reverie, and to be soliloquizing to himself by music.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • Through her reverie of mumbo jumbo she heard the court-appointed lawyer lean over to Richie and offer two words of legal advice: "Plead guilty."
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • "Yo," Quentin answered, shaken from some distant reverie.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • He fell into a reverie, beating a light tattoo on the table.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • I was alone; none were near me to dissipate the gloom and relieve me from the sickening oppression of the most terrible reveries.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • For a while these reveries provided an outlet for his imagination; they were a satisfactory hint of the unreality of reality, a promise that the rock of the world was founded securely on a fairy’s wing.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • —Posted like silent sentinels all around the town, stand thousands upon thousands of mortal men fixed in ocean reveries.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Napoleon stopped his horse and again fell into the reverie from which Berthier had aroused him.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Almost inevitably, his reveries of reunion with her ended in explicit acts of love-making.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • We had walked several times up and down the lawn, neither Miss Stoner nor myself liking to break in upon his thoughts before he roused himself from his reverie.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • Clary almost felt guilty interrupting Luke’s reverie, but there were practical matters to attend to.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • "There you are," Will said, breaking into her reverie.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • "So," Isabelle said, snapping him out of his reverie.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • She was jolted out of her reverie and floundering for an answer.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • Dazed by the sunshine and by my reverie, I felt someone tugging at my sleeve.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • Helen sighed as her reverie fled, and getting up, obeyed the monitor without reply as without delay.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • She rested the nape of her neck against the cool iron bed-rail and fell into a reverie.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • Startled out of his reverie, Eragon could only blink dumbly.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • Camel interrupts my reverie.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
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