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[I]t was a newspaper and stationery shop, the kind that sells almost everything, including sweets...
Roald Dahl  --  Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
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Strongly Associated with:   stationary
Word Confusion:  This is commonly confused with stationary; i.e., remaining still. The words are pronounced identically, so be sure to note the spelling.
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  • [I]t was a newspaper and stationery shop, the kind that sells almost everything, including sweets...
    Roald Dahl  --  Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
  • Stationery for a writer, and a writer’s wife who’s maybe angling for a love letter or two.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • I wrote a note out on my stationery inviting him to watch a movie with me tonight.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • Without speaking, he handed Colin a note written on stationery embossed with the words HOLLIS P. WELLS / CEO & PRESIDENT, GUTSHOT TEXTILES:
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines

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  • There was her stationery, her colored pencils, and her Prismacolor markers (another Christmas present from her uncle).
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • She was the maiden, and had been for fifteen years, since she’d opened the business, after striking it rich in stationery.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • They’d chipped in to give Miri a going-away present from Oakley’s, a double box of stationery with a western motif—cowboys, cacti, broncos—decorating the lower-right-hand corner of each sheet, plus an Esterbrook pen in pastel green, with a bottle of green ink, exactly what she’d been hoping someone would give her for Hanukkah.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • So we went into Gold’s Stationery and bought Jimmy a greeting card.
    Rebecca Stead  --  When You Reach Me
  • And she’d have stationery made—blue with a deckle edge, her name and fancy address in swirling type across the top: Grace Windsor Wexler, Sunset Towers on the Lake Shore.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • I used the stationery from here, so he took a guess that they might know where I am.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s

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  • At the stationery counter we carefully chose new pencil boxes.
    Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl
  • Max opens the balcony doors and folds an airplane with hotel stationery.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Inside, on the police chief’s stationery, was a handwritten note.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • It must have been the hotel stationery.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • On the table was some official stationery in neat stacks, an orderly collection of pens and pencils, a cumbersome black office typewriter with the emblazoned trademark of Adler.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • He went back inside, found the hotel stationery and took three sheets back to the balcony.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • Like the other day I saw Maya writing a note to Ellie on a piece of Uglydoll stationery, and I don’t know why, but I just kind of randomly said: "Did you know the guy who created the Uglydolls based them on me ?"
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • It was written on stationery from a Doubletree Inn near the airport.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • ’Yes,’ said the Porter, ’I knowed a young gent as used to take down the numbers of every single one he seed; in a green note-book with silver corners it was, owing to his father being very well-to-do in the wholesale stationery.’
    Edith Nesbit  --  The Railway Children
  • His father had owned a stationery store in Stanton.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • They carried USO stationery and pencils and pens.
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • He reached for my hand again, but this time to slip into it a heavily folded sheet of stationery on the letterhead of Peter Van Houten, Novelist Emeritus.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • She reached behind one of the boxes that had served as chairs and brought out a stationery box, old and soiled and cracked at the corners.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • A small man with a birdlike face and fluffy hair, he read a lengthy poem dedicated to Soraya, jotted down on hotel stationery paper.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • For there was something very comfortable in having plenty of stationery.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • As a monogram, or maybe on stationery or a personal item?
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • There were dozens of papers with complex numerical and alchemical figuring on them, and even a piece of stationery that began My beautiful one in Sebastian’s cramped handwriting.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • Beyond the shelter along the street below were stores—all closed now: newsstands, coffee shops, stationery shops, but no houses.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • He grabbed a piece of hotel stationery, jotted down some notes, and handed it to one of the Athena guys.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • Mrs. Daneeka was overjoyed and wept irrepressibly with relief and kissed the crinkled, grubby tissue of V-mail stationery a thousand times.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • We had some gung-ho stationery, the kind with a picture of GIs jumping out of a chopper on it.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Fallen Angels
  • The desk had a slew of pigeonholes above the work surface; in one was a box of stationery.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • Inside, written in a beautiful, flowing script on expensive bone-colored stationery was one line.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • So all of a sudden, I ran like a madman across the street—I damn near got killed doing it, if you want to know the truth—and went in this stationery store and bought a pad and pencil.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • Then I saw in one of those little miscellaneous shops—news, sweets, toys, stationery, belated Christmas tomfoolery, and so forth—an array of masks and noses.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • The frame could have been bought in camera shops or stationery stores the world over.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • She sweeps a litter of disarranged papers out of her way; snatches a sheet of paper from her stationery case; and tries resolutely to write.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Pygmalion
  • That’s very fancy stationery you have there, by.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • Everyone wounded at Sterling High received a letter from the president of the United States, crisp White House stationery commending them on their bravery.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Percy thought he might bring out his piece of firewood, but instead he produced a thin paperback book and a note on red stationery.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • He never lifts a finger around the house, just sits in his store all day; a lousy little two-bit stationery store-can it compare in importance with the book I’m writing?
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Propped on the table I found a long, businesslike letter from the summer school and a thin blue letter on leftover Yale stationery, addressed to me in Buddy Willard’s lucid hand.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • They were not very good letters but I hoped their being on Crillon stationery would help them.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Sun Also Rises
  • Wasn’t he in the stationery line?
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Hallucinogens were mailed in on drug-laced stationery.
    Jack Gantos  --  Hole in My Life
  • But he mollified me by making an oriental bow, and saying—"With submission, sir, it was generous of me to find you in stationery on my own account."
    Herman Melville  --  Bartleby, the Scrivener: a Story of Wall Street
  • "Then," says he, "when there, you may make acquaintances, and establish correspondences in the bookselling and stationery way."
    Benjamin Franklin  --  The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • He returned to his tent, put his duty clothes in his crate, got out his pen and box of stationery, and headed to the rec room.
    Louis Sachar  --  Holes
  • It was on Cass’s thick, monogrammed stationery with matching envelopes.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Dreamland
  • He thought of opening an anti-slavery reading room in Rochester, and combining with it the sale of some books and stationery; and he wanted me to unite with him.
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
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