Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy - red dress, fur stole - “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” (Thank you, Sue Rickey for the use of the red dress & stole, sorry I was such a goofball about it.)
1984 by George Orwell - all seeing eye - "It was a cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen."
Around the World in Eighty Days - globe - "Mr. Phileas Fogg lived, in 1872, at No. 7, Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, the house in which Sheridan died in 1814. He was one of the most noticeable members of the Reform Club though he seemed always to avoid attracting attention; and enigmatical personage, about whom little was known, except that he was a polished man of the world."
Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain - straw hat - "You don't know about me, without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer but that ain't no matter. That book was made by Mr. Mark Twain, and he told the truth, mainly."
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens - daisies - "Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show."
Their Eyes were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston - pears - "Ships at a distance have every man's wish on board."
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald - wine glass, confetti - In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since, "Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone," he told me, "just remember that all the people in the world haven't had the advantages that you've had."
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie - judge's gavel - "In the corner of a first-class smoking carriage, Mr. Justice Wargrave, lately retired from the bench, puffed at a cigar and ran an interested eye through the political news in the Times."
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury - burnt book - "It was a pleasure to burn."
Casino Royale by Ian Fleming - poker hand and chips - "The scent and smoke and sweat of a casino are nauseating at three in the morning."
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou - bird cage - "What you looking at me for? I didn't come to stay..."
Moby Dick by Herman Melville - whale - "Call me Ishmael."