Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy, #3) - Richelle Mead
Pg. 8
"'Well, don't worry. My birthday's coming up. As soon as I'm eighteen, I'll be an adult, right? I'm sure I'll wake up that morning and be all mature and stuff."
As I'd hoped, his frown softened into a small smile. "Yes, I'm sure. What is it, about a month?"
"Thirty-one days," I announced primly.
"Not that you're counting."
I shrugged, and he laughed.
"I suppose you've made a birthday list too. Ten pages? Single-spaced? Ranked by order of priority?" The smile was still on his face. It was one of the relaxed, genuinely amused ones that were so rare to him."

Pg. 13
"Dimitri had a look on his face I knew well. It was the one he got when he thought I might punch someone. ... I spoke through clenched teeth, trying to be calm. I suspected I still has the I'm going to punch someone look on my face."

Pg. 54
"His masterpiece was finished, and he gave me a piece. I hadn't realized it, but just before the meatloaf had gone in, he's wrapped it in bacon.
"Good God," I said. "This is the most stereotypical vampire food ever."
"Only if it was raw. What do you think?"
"It's good," I said reluctantly. Who knew that bacon would make all the difference? "Really good. I think you have a promising future as a housewife while Lissa works and makes millions of dollars."
"Funny, that's exactly my dream.'"