James Patterson, fully James Brendan Patterson

Patterson, fully James Brendan Patterson

American Author known for his novels about fictional psychologist Alex Cross

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So you have you price," I said with a mouthful of crumbs. "Your soul for a cookie." Fang made sure Dr. Martinez wasn't looking and then shot me the bird.

That's more than three questions, Max. And sometimes whether someone is your friend or enemy is all in how you look at it. But if you must know, I consider myself your friend, a good friend who loves you very much. No one Loves you more than I do, Maximum. Now listen. I ask the questions here, not you. You're just here for the ride. For the incredible, indescribable Maximum Ride.

The weird, weird thing about devastating loss is that life actually goes on. When you're faced with a tragedy, a loss so huge that you have no idea how you can live through it, somehow, the world keeps turning, the seconds keep ticking.

They're afraid of change, and we must change. They're afraid of the young, and we are the young. They're afraid of music, and music is our life. They're afraid of books, and knowledge, and ideas. They're most afraid of our magic.

We all love each other, Ange," I said impatiently, hating this whole conversation. "No, not like this," she went on relentlessly. "Fang loves you."......My mouth dropped open. How does she know this stuff? "Forget it! No one's getting married!" I hissed. "Not in New Hampshire or anywhere else! Not in a box, not with a fox! Now go to sleep, before I kill you! Oh yeah, like I got any sleep after that. - pg 35

What are you doing in there, waxing your mustache?? Iggy yelled, pounding on the bathroom door. I yanked the door open and pushed him backward hard, making him stagger. ?I don?t have a mustache, you idiot!? Iggy giggled and put his arms up to protect himself in case I punched him. ?And you know what?? I added. ?You don?t have one either. Well, maybe in a couple years. You can always hope.? I left him in the hallway, anxiously fingering his upper lip.

When it?s true, when it's right, love can give you the kind of joy that you can't get from any other experience.

Yeah, well, asparagus is good for me, but it still makes me want to throw up.

You love him so much it feels like you can't go on without him. You feel like you might die without him.

Plus her mom was so awesome. She was strict about some things?don?t leave your socks lying around?but so not strict about other things, like calling the cops about my bullet wound.

So you have your price. Your soul for a cookie.

The act of laughing releases some nice chemical into your brain, you feel good and it's free.

The whole duty of humanity, from a Christian perspective is: 'To know God and to show God.'

This is my brain: O. This is my brain after making out with Fang: It's very sad.

We is always so much better than I.

What are you guys doing? If you wanted me to take a shower, all you had to do was pay me ten bucks, like you usually do

When my son, Jack, was four, I had to make a trip to Los Angeles. I asked him if he was going to miss me. 'Not so much,' Jack told me. 'You're not going to miss me?' I said. Jack shook his head, and he said, 'Love means you can never be apart.

Yeah,? said Iggy. ?But what now? Let?s do something fun.? I guess being on the run from bloodthirsty Erasers and insane scientists wasn?t enough fun for him. Kids today are so spoiled.

You love me this much!

Popcorn for breakfast! Why not? It's a grain. It's like grits, but with high self-esteem.

Some kids get called 'bundles of joy' or 'slices of heaven' or 'dreams come true.' We got 'the fifty-fourth generation of DNA experiments.' Doesn't have the same warm and fuzzy feel. But maybe I'm oversensitive.

The best way to get kids reading more is to give them books that they'll gobble up - and that will make them ask for another.

The writing in Mission to Paris, sentence after sentence, page after page, is dazzling. If you are a John le Carr fan, this is definitely a novel for you.

This is not a democracy," I said, understanding he fear but unable to do anything about it. "It's a Maxocracy.

We probably looked like starving orphan children. Hey! We were starving orphan children.

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American Author known for his novels about fictional psychologist Alex Cross