Here we go....
He scrunched up his nose as if he'd been exposed to a particularly offensive smell. "1986?" he cringed. "1986? I can't stand forms frmo 1986! Nor can my fellow 1987 import tax declaration rejections aficionados." -- pg 72, No Hope for Gomez! by Graham Parke
Meg, whose burden consisted of four spoiled vampire children, had not the hear enough even to make herself pretty as usual by putting on a blue neck ribbon and dressing her hair in the most becoming way.
"Where's the use of looking nice, when no one sees me but those cross midgets, and no one cares whether I'm pretty or not?" she muttered, shutting her drawer with a jerk as she thought of Mrs. King and her family. -- pg 37, Little Vampire Women by Louisa May Alcott and Lynn Messina (ARC)