Friday, March 28, 2008

Fav line!

This week we are talking about a favorite line from our own books. Nothing feels better than going back to read your own work and knowing that you totally nailed your characters personality with a few simple words.

My most recent book, TWISTED SISTERS (which comes out on 4/1) follows my heroine, Aspen Brooks, to college. If you read REVENGE OF THE HOMECOMING QUEEN, then you know Aspen is smart, beautiful, and a teensy bit full of herself. College is hard for Aspen because she goes from being at the top of her game as queen of the school to being a lowly frog. Another mystery is dropped in her lap so while she is busy investigating and trying to fit in with her sorority sisters, Rand gets a little crazy with his frat brothers. My favorite line is going to seem a little risque taken out of context, but here goes.

Aspen: "What Rand and I have totally transcends a thong and a pair of pasties."

I love this line because it's funny and it tells you a lot about Aspen. She is so strong in her sense of herself, and her relationship with Rand, that she isn't threatened by other girls. I hope you'll read Twisted Sisters and find your own favorite line!

Do you have a favorite line from a book?

What I'm reading now....Chill Factor by Sandra Brown

Revenge of the Homecoming Queen, OUT NOW!
Twisted Sisters, in stores APRIL 1st!!!!


TinaFerraro said...

LOL! Even out of context, Steph, that line is a pure gold!

I can't wait 'til my copy arrives.

Wishing you all good things for a fantastic launch week!

Tera Lynn Childs said...

Oh, Aspen. How I do love her. (And I swear, no one but you could get away with writing that line!) More Aspen! More Rand! I can't wait for TWISTED!!!

golfinglibrarian said...

From my own unpublished (and unwritten) memoirs:
"Stacy, I'm falling for you like a blind roofer!"

BTW, my current read is "Dead Men Don't Lye" It's a soapmaker mystery.

TinaFerraro said...

LOL, Chuck! You always make my day with your lines...

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Kristin Leet said...

"I feel like death," I say. "My hair hurts. My cuticles are dizzy. My pores are nauseous. I sprained my spleen. Every inch of me in distress right now."
Pgs. 147 & 148 from
Bitter is the New Black by Jen Lancaster

I find her insanely hilarious. Not a book for teens but definitely for us ladies!