Tana Hoban is an exciting new voice! "White on Black" is the most extraordinary debut novel I've read in ages! (Pause) I think I just shit myself.
Look into my eyes, Karen Strang. My cuteness is like Kryptonite to you. You cannot fight it!
Base One to Unit One: The fox is in the henhouse. Repeat: The fox is in the henhouse. Over.
Dots! All over the blanket! What does it all mean?
Team Voucher refuels.
We have achieved drunkenness.
Esme: ...so I was like, what, and he was like, totally, and I was like shut up, and he was like no, and I was like...
Severn: I will hypnotize you into silence.
Esme: No, I will hypnotize you into silence.
Five hours later
Esme: Hypnotism...hard. Must. Keep. Staring.
Severn: Her shirt! Covered with dots! Why do they haunt me?!!
Hi, I'm Esme and this is my brother Severn. Heh-heh-heh. Heh-heh-heh. Heh-heh-heh. Oh no I didn't.
Dad, I appreciate the sentiment, but would it kill you to take a shower?