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Susan Elizabeth Phillips
By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

He could deal with his guilt all by himself. Guilt didn't add up to love, an emotion she was done with forever.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

They've drunk everything in the house, including a pitcher of African violet plant food I'd just mixed up and was stupid enough to leave on the counter." Tremaine punched Eddie in the shoulder. "I told you it tasted weird." Eddie shrugged. "Tasted okay to me.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

I take thee... to be my awful wedded husband

By Anonym 16 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

It was a bitch living with your old English teacher, especially when your old English teacher wasn’t old at all, and he had exactly the kind of body that most appealed to her, tall and lean, broad in the shoulder, narrow at the hip. Then there was his brain. It had taken her a lot of years to find that particular part of a man appealing, but she’d finally gotten in the habit, and she couldn’t seem to give it up.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Lo único que significa es que, aunque nos cueste comunicarnos a nivel mental, nuestros cuerpos no encuentran ninguna dificultad para hacerlo.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Figure out what depletes you creatively and get it out out of your life. (This doesn't apply to spouse and kids.) Give yourself permission to put garbage on the screen. A lot of days it's the only way you'll be able to keep going. You can clean it up later.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

His pacing stopped. The mattress sighed as he sat on the edge. seconds ticked by before he spoke so softly she could barely hear. "Sometimes I want to leave this town so bad I can taste it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

She loved Bram in a clear-eyed way she’d never loved her ex-husband, no rose-colored glasses or mindless giddiness, no Cinderella fantasies or false certainty that he’d put her life in order. What she felt for Bram was messy, honest, and soul-deep. He felt like…part of her, the best and the worst. Like someone she wanted to struggle through life with; share triumphs and catastrophes; share holidays, birthdays, every days

By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

I hate to admit this, but some days hearing about other people's problems actually cheers me up.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Maybe I should let my faithful manservant answer the rest of your questions, since he seems to have all the answers." "I'm saving her time," Bodie replied. "She brings you a redhead, you'll give her grief. Look for women with class, Annabelle. That's most important. The sophisticated types who went to boarding schools and speak French. She has to be the real thing because he can spot a phony a mile away. And he likes them athletic." "Of course he does," she said dryly. "Athletic, domestic, gorgeous, brilliant, socially connected, and pathologically submissive. It'll be a snap." "You forgot hot." Heath smiled. "And defeatist thinking is for losers. If you want to be a success in this world, Annabelle, you need a positive attitude. Whatever the client wants, you get it for him. First rule of a successful business." "Uh-huh. What about career women?" "I don't see how that would work." "The kind of potential mate you're describing isn't going to be sitting around waiting for her prince to show up. She's heading a major corporation. In between those Victoria's Secret modeling gigs." He lifted an eyebrow. "Attitude, Annabelle. Attitude.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

When that bastard calls back, you tell him he’s won this round. I’ll marry him. But I don’t take well to being blackmailed, and tell him I intend to spend the rest of my life making him miserable, got that?

By Anonym 14 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

She gave Pretty Boy a surreptitious glance. Did he honestly expect her to believe he was gay? True, there were the gay boots and those stunning good looks. But, even so, he blasted enough heterosexual mega-wattage to light up the entire female population. Which he’d undoubtedly been doing since he shot out of the birth canal, glimpsed his reflection in the obstetrician’s eyeglasses, and gave the world a high five.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

When did we get the idea that disposable marriages were all right? Shouldn't people have figured out by now that it's not going to be easy? Marriage takes hard work. It takes sacrifice and commitment." -- Dr. Isabel Favor, America's diva of self-help.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Fear goes hand-in-hand with artistic creation, and no amount of success will make the fear go away entirely.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Writing is hard for everybody except fools.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

If you were a sane woman, I would, of course, behave in a more rational fashion. Since you are a lunatic, however, this is the only way.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Make-up? What happened? You look almost female." "Thanks. You look almost straight.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

She's as plastic as you are. If you ever have kids, they'll come out of the birth canal with Fisher-Price stamped on their butts.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

You shouldn't dare a person who doesn't have anything left to lose.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Ironic, isn't it, what religion does to people?" "I guess it's more ironic what people do to religion.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

No marshmallows. "I don't believe this! I'm going to write the president of General Mills! Don't they have any quality control?" "I'm sure it's just a fluke" "Doesn't make any difference whether it's a fluke or not. It shouldn't have happened. When a person buys a box of lucky charms he's got expectations

By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Good news!" she chirped. "The doctor says this time it's triplets!

By Anonym 15 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Chip, I know you don't understand this, but I'd take it as a personal favor if you'd stop trying to marry your mother off to my brothers.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

I don't care how much evidence the state presented. I've never for one moment believed he murdered that waitress.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

I married a damned cereal killer

By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

If you think I'm going to cry all over your chest because you don't feel the same way, you're wrong. I don't beg for anybody's love.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

I write about the men you want to read about but don't necessarily want to be married to.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

When it's your fourth marriage, you tend to lose faith in superstitions.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

It runs in the family. And don't expect me to be ashamed. Yankees lock away loony relatives, but down here, we prop 'em up on parade floats and march 'em through the middle of town.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

I finally figured out that not every crisis can be managed. As much as we want to keep ourselves safe, we can't protect ourselves from everything. If we want to embrace life, we also have to embrace chaos.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

If you want me, you'll have to earn me. And, mister, I don't come cheap.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

You’re the most important thing in the world to me. I know you don’t believe it, but I’m going to prove it to you.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

I take every opportunity I can to speak to librarians.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

He should have seen this coming, but he hadn't. Of course she wouldn't want to move back to Wynette after everything that had happened to her there. But what about his family, his friends, his roots, which stretched so deep into that rocky soil he'd become part of it?

By Anonym 14 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

The final cover for Heroes Are My Weakness feels exactly right. It reflects the cold, wintry setting of an isolated island off the coast of Maine and the feisty spirit of a heroine who refuses to give up, even when the odds are stacked against her.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Here’s the life lesson I’ve learned, Fifi: Some people are born to play the hero, and some are born to play the bad guy. Fighting your destiny only makes life harder than it needs to be. Besides, people remember the villain long after they’ve forgotten the hero.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

The door closed behind her (Phoebe), and the two men regarded each other for a moment. Viktor spoke first. "I must have your promise, Coach, that you won't hurt her." Dan: "I won't." Viktor: "You spoke a little too quickly for my taste. I don't quite believe you." Dan: "I'm a man of my word, and I promise I won't hurt her." He flexed his hands. "When I murder her, I'll do it real quick so she won't feel a thing." Viktor sighed. "That's exactly what I was afraid of.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

This is America. We’re entitled to our opinions.” “Wrong. This is Texas. And my opinion is the only one that counts.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Hey, everybody, Jerry Maguire's here.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

He’d lapped at her ankles like a lovesick pup, and she’d been exactly what she was now, a woman born too beautiful and too rich to worry about a small thing like integrity.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

I'm just very, very slow. I would not make it as a journalist, I've got to tell you. I sweat bullets over every sentence, and sometimes, you know, a day will pass and I've written one paragraph, and I've been at the computer for four hours.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Be quiet, or I swear to God I'll take you right here

By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

I always want to try to bring something fresh to every book. It's getting harder instead of easier. I feel like I work harder with each book. But I don't want it to show on the pages, that's for sure.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Life sure is easier when you're rich." "And a natural born charmer. Don't forget that part." "How could I?" she retorted. "It's the only thing we have in common.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

she was afraid she might be turning into one of those cynical people who hug old bitterness like a treasured bone to be gnawed over forever.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Do you really expect me to fall apart every time another woman throws herself at you? Because, if that's so, I'll be a nervous wreck before the honeymoon's over. Although, if they do it in front of me..." He went still. "Did you just propose to me?" She bristled. "Do you have a problem with that?" The scoreboard lit up, and he gave the world a high five. "God, I love you.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

You'll need to do a better job, Annabelle. No more dates like the first one tonight." "Agreed. And no more making me sit through your Power Matches introductions, either. As you so wisely pointed out, helping Portia Powers isn't in my best interests." "Then why are you still trying to talk me into seeing Melanie again?" "Hunger makes me weird." "You got rid of the last one in fourteen minutes. Well done. I'm rewarding you by letting you sit in on all the introductions from now on." She nearly choked on an ice cube. "What are you talking about?" "Exactly what I said.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

What do you mean by that?” Her frustration got the best of her. “You’re so used to feeling superior that you’ve forgotten there are people who might know something you don’t.” One of his big, competent hands landed on the blade of his hip. “What’s your deal anyway? Do you feel like such a failure that you need to attack anybody who’s successful?” “No. Maybe. I don’t know. Fuck you.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

sometimes knowing when to give up is the real test of character... -annabelle granger

By Anonym 14 Sep

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

She gestured toward his very fine chest with her pencil. “On the off chance I find out after we’re married that your declaration of abiding love and devotion has been an elaborate con job perpetrated by you, Bodie, and Scary Spice…” He massaged her arch. “I definitely wouldn’t lose too much sleep over that.” “Just in case. You will give me all you worldly goods, shave your head, and leave the country.” “Deal.” “Plus, you have to hand out your Sox tickets so I can burn them in front of your eyes.