People don’t like being confronted with things they don’t understand, I guess.
John Corey Whaley -- Nogin
flight as escape or confrontation; mercy the unspoken wish of the novel’s population.
Toni Morrison -- Song of Solomon
While my original plan called for me to confront you right then and there, I jumped to the side—out of the doorway.
Jay Asher -- Thirteen Reasons Why
He had ignored her until this moment of confrontation.
Robert Cormier -- After the First Death
I’m going to her house, to confront her on why she ditched me.
Simone Elkeles -- Perfect Chemistry
No one in my family or my circle of friends had ever had to confront something like this.
Nicholas Sparks -- A Walk to Remember
It’s high time we leave Ellesmera and confront our fate, whatever it may be.
Christopher Paolini -- Eldest
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He wait until I confront them on it … then he wanna come crying seniority.
August Wilson -- Fences
Did you confront your father?
Robert Cormier -- I Am the Cheese
He also ached for a chance to confront Janza.
Robert Cormier -- The Chocolate War
She shut her eyes tiredly, suddenly unwilling to confront her warring emotions.
Nicholas Sparks -- Message in a Bottle
Kyle eventually had to go, and I was never brave enough to confront him about his identity crisis.
John Corey Whaley -- Nogin
She was a person who, when confronted with an easy way out, always took the hard way.
Harper Lee -- Go Set a Watchman
On my way to combat training, I’m concocting a plan to confront her—something involving a chair and rope and maybe a gag so she has no choice but to listen to me—when Cain appears beside me as suddenly as a ghost.
Sabaa Tahir -- An Ember in the Ashes
"I’d like to point out that right now I’m confronting my fear of heights, precariously perched on this ledge in an attempt to impress you."
Laurie Halse Anderson -- The Impossible Knife of Memory
I’m still angry with her and don’t feel like confronting the situation at all today, so it looks like I have about five more hours before I’ll lock myself in my bedroom again.
Colleen Hoover -- Slammed
Almost as if he was daring them to confront him.
James Dashner -- The Scorch Trials
He should have prepared for the inevitability of a life-or-death confrontation, but he hadn’t, and now his options are limited.
Neal Shusterman -- Unwind
He put a finger to his lips, then nodded toward the potential confrontation.
James Dashner -- The Death Cure
I don’t like confrontation.
Gillian Flynn -- Gone Girl
Before he could say a word, I confronted him.
Kiera Cass -- The Elite
They can see their moves more easily and have had chances to confront them …. but they’re untrained and unarmed."
Kiera Cass -- The One
We must stay together, here, in Idris, where he cannot confront us.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Heavenly Fire
Alec and Lana are right in front of Mark, their body language daring anyone to be stupid enough to confront them.
James Dashner -- The Kill Order
Avoiding a confrontation.
Rodman Philbrick -- Freak the Mighty
If there was a confrontation, he didn’t doubt she would refuse to go down quietly.
Rick Yancey -- The 5th Wave
He could force a confrontation, but he’d failed once and the odds were he would again.
Rick Yancey -- The Infinite Sea
I was about to confront them when this other thing popped up.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
When the call came, my father and the Islamic studies teacher went out to confront him.
Malala Yousafzai -- I Am Malala
We raced around a corner—my fleeting fear of heights now apparently gone—and were confronted by a smooth wall of rock, fifty feet high at least.
Ransom Riggs -- Hollow City
On the advice of Dr. Golan, who thought it would be good for me to "confront the scene of my trauma," I was enlisted to help my dad and Aunt Susie sort through the detritus.
Ransom Riggs -- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Confronted with the end of my life as I knew it, I adopted my standard pose when in over my head and scared: I closed myself off, telling myself that I had gotten into this mess and it was no one’s fault but my own.
Piper Kerman -- Orange Is the New Black
African Americans, largely excluded from this new industry, found themselves confronting new economic challenges even as they won basic civil rights.
Bryan Stevenson -- Just Mercy
Refusing to sit down, she turned with the hope of confronting him as he strode past.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Choice
Consequently when I stood up an hour or two later to stretch my muscles, and casually turned toward the cabin, I was intensely surprised to find myself confronted by a semicircle of a dozen unfamiliar Eskimos who were staring at me with expressions of incredulity mingled with revulsion.
Farley Mowat -- Never Cry Wolf
Confronting Ambrose required no real bravery on my part.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
It was actually mostly a matter of my confronting the issues, simply posing the questions.
Chang-rae Lee -- A Gesture Life
On hearing the distressing news, his parents decided to confront him personally, and so his mother and father and sister Stephy packed their trunks and left for England by ship.
Michael Ondaatje -- Running in the Family
There was nothing to keep her from lunging at him, but she wanted to avoid any confrontation that would prolong the exposure.
Kass Morgan -- The 100
I don’t know whether it’s because of the confrontation or because of the darkroom.
Pittacus Lore -- I Am Number Four
Mrs. Traynor was standing in the living-room doorway, both hands raised to her mouth, apparently witnessing some unseen confrontation.
Jojo Moyes -- Me Before You
When confronted for answers, we usually say something Rhea-like: You will have to find out for yourself!
Rick Riordan -- The Trials of Apollo
Just before the party began Natalie confronted Steve in the laundry room, where he was setting up a card table.
Judy Blume -- In the Unlikely Event
If someone confronted him about it later, he would have his excuse in his pocket.
Trenton Lee Stewart -- The Mysterious Benedict Society
It had been weeks since their confrontation.
Sarah J. Maas -- Throne of Glass
I felt heavy, as if I were moving through water, as if I were confronting much more than a tenth-grade girl with an unusual name.