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Day 02: Your favourite quote

“Women of the Gallagher Academy, who comes here?” she asked. 

Just then, every girl at every table (even the newbies) stood and said in unison, “We are the sisters of Gillian.” 

“Why do you come?” my mother asked. 

To learn her skills. Honor her sword. And keep her secrets.“ 

"To what end do you work?" 

"To the cause of justice and light." 

"How long will you strive?" 

"For all the days of our lives,” we finished and I felt a little like a character in one of my grandma’s soap operas.

United We Spy Countdown Day 6: A Scene The Made Me Smile

Pretty much every scene with Zach made me smile.  I love the part when he kissed Cammie at the end of book two, and the towel scene in book five, and the part in book five when Zach was watching Cammie while she slept, etc. 


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“So aren’t you…curious?”

"About what?”

“About life. Out there. Life!” she said again. “Tell me, Cameron Ann Morgan, what do you want to be when you grow up?”

We’d reached another door, and I stopped and I looked up at the camera that monitored the entrance, just as I whispered, “Alive.”

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2) Your favourite quote

This one. It’s just one of those lines that pop out at you as important for the flow of the series. It’s interesting that Cammie used the word ‘spy’ to describe herself instead of 'operative’, but maybe that’s what she’s trying to say. The typical depiction of a spy isn’t all action and glamour. It’s hard work, effort and most of all: a performance. Not to themselves, but to the people they don’t want seeing the real them. Oh and ‘But that’s what spies do - we pretend’ used to be my blog title.


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Day 05: A scene that made you emotional 

“I know, Cammie.” Mr Solomon didn’t sound like he’d been crying. He didn’t sound different at all, and he must have read my eyes, because he hurried to add, “I have always known.”


“Because death is the only thing that could have kept him from you.”


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Day 03: Your favourite subject at Gallagher → Culture and Assimilation

“Culture and Assimilation has been a part of the Gallagher curriculum for more than a hundred years, Zach.”

We turned down the corridor to the tea room. “A Gallagher Girl can blend into any culture—any environment. Assimilation isn’t a matter of social graces.” I stopped in the hallway with my hand against the door frame. “It’s a matter of life and death.”


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Day 10: Favourite Major Character → Liz Sutton

When the smoke began to settle, I could see that the small hole had become a massive, gaping opening. The exterior wall was practically gone. There was absolutely nothing standing between me and Liz, who shrugged. “I also packed explosives.


Hi! As you know, United We Spy is coming out soon, so I’ve made a small countdown so that we can get more posts in the fandom and fawn over the very last Gallagher Girls book. You can respond with graphics or pictures or words- anything, really. If you want, tag your posts with #uwscountdown.

Since the publication date for the book varies from country to country, start at around 10 days before the book comes out wherever you are so that your last day (day 1) is done on the publication date. 

UK Publication Date: September 5, 2013
AUS Publication Date: September 10, 2013
USA Publication Date: September 17, 2013
(Please correct me if I’ve put the wrong dates down.)

Due to the different publication dates, please please please TAG YOUR UNITED WE SPY SPOILERS WITH #UWSSPOILERS AND/OR USE THE “READ MORE” BREAK. 

Message me if you have any questions!

day four: favorite teacher → patricia buckingham

“Seventh grade!” Patricia Buckingham’s voice carried through the foyer as the newest Gallagher Girls followed behind her, behind her, out of the Grand Hall. “We will proceed in a group to the lab for your examination. Do not enter until I have given you your-” She stopped suddenly and yelled to the girls at the front of the pack, “Emily Sampson! I saw that!”