Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Quotes

This week's Ten:
10 13 Favorite Book Quotes

This list could definitely have been three (or more) times as long, so I selected quotes that were particularly memorable for me and/or that expressed something in a new/eloquent way and/or just had beautiful, evocative language. 

". . . to a cul-de-sac where rainbows and unicorns came to die."
Made You Up by Francesca Zappia (pg 350)

"Growing apart doesn't change the fact that for a long time we grew sie by side, our roots will always be tangled. I'm glad for that." 
Matched by Ally Condie

"Ruby's stories didn't have morals. They meant one thing in the light and one thing in the dark and another thing entirely when she was wearing sunglasses." 
Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Sima

"I shake my head, watching snow tumble and swirl from an all-white sky. The world seems so clean if you only look up." 
Wither by Lauren DeStefano

"We notice the silence of men. We depend upon the silence of women." 
Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire

"Do you know how magic works? . . . Hope. That's how. Without hope, there would be no magic." 
The Girl Who Saved Christmas by Matt Haig (pg 11)

"I'm not depressed. I'm unhappy. It's different. . . Depression is irrational. I'm unhappy because my life sucks. That's rational." 
Placebo Junkies by J.C. Carleson (pg 185)

“It’s easy to talk about things we hate, but sometimes it’s hard to explain exactly why we like something."
Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

"The room had never felt this empty. Like I was trapped between the space of an echo and a scream."
The Star Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi (pg 14) 

"'What color is hope?'
'I hope in all the colors,' Dovie said. 'That's what makes it hope.'"
Learning to Swear in America by Katie Kennedy

"You go to a Quaker school. Isn't it against your religion to be a jackass?
Where You'll Find Me by Natasha Friend

"...She sits at the piano; it's a concert Steinway as ebony as the night, and just as long."
Unwind by Neal Shusterman

"Her voice was soft, but not like a pillow. Like a pile of fine metal shavings or powdered glass." 
The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner (pg 326)

Please leave a comment and let me know your favorite quotes from books!

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