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426 pages, Paperback
First published February 26, 2019
”You don’t really value something until you’ve lost it.”
”I would take on armies for her, kill for her, or die for her.”
He used both hands to hold my head and kissed me until I couldn’t remember my own name—only that I belonged to him.
”In case no one ever told you—you’re worthy. Of love. Of family. Of home.”
”Just be my happy, and let me be yours.”
“I didn’t know how to trust the appearance of sunshine after living in a perpetual hurricane.”
“If I ever hide something from you, it’s because I’m terrified to risk losing you. That whole roller-coaster thing? I’ve never felt like this. Never had my heart leave my body and belong to someone else. I don’t know how to have a relationship, and I’m bound to screw this one up.”
“Sometimes bad things happen. And there’s no blame to be placed. You can’t reason with the universe, no matter how sound your logic is. And we can either breathe through the pain or we can let it shape us.“
“Is this what it feels like?” he whispered so quietly that I leaned down. “What it feels like?” I asked. “Having a dad?”
Man, I hated hope. Hope fooled you, gave you the warm fuzzy feelings just to yank them away again. And right now, Beckett was a big slice of warm, fuzzy hope, and I hated him for it.
“Sometimes bad things happen. And there’s no blame to be placed. You can’t reason with the universe, no matter how sound your logic is."