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  • #1
    Cassandra Clare
    “One must always be careful of books," said Tessa, "and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.”
    Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

  • #2
    Cassandra Clare
    “Life is a book and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read.”
    Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Princess

  • #3
    Gordon Korman
    “anger is the emotion of a lesser person.”
    Gordon Korman, Masterminds

  • #4
    Suzanne Collins
    “Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favor.”
    Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

  • #5
    Suzanne Collins
    “Fire is catching! And if we burn, you burn with us!”
    Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay

  • #6
    Rick Riordan
    “Let us find the dam snack bar," Zoe said. "We should eat while we can."
    Grover cracked a smile. "The dam snack bar?"
    Zoe blinked. "Yes. What is funny?"
    "Nothing," Grover said, trying to keep a straight face. "I could use some dam french fries."
    Even Thalia smiled at that. "And I need to use the dam restroom."
    ...
    I started cracking up, and Thalia and Grover joined in, while Zoe just looked at me. "I do not understand."
    "I want to use the dam water fountain," Grover said.
    "And..." Thalia tried to catch her breath. "I want to buy a dam t-shirt.”
    Rick Riordan, The Titan's Curse

  • #7
    Rick Riordan
    “How did you die?"
    "We er....drowned in a bathtub."
    "All three of you?"
    "It was a big bathtub.”
    Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief

  • #8
    Rick Riordan
    “Dreams like a podcast,
    Downloading truth in my ears.
    They tell me cool stuff."
    "Apollo?" I guess, because I figured nobody else could make a haiku that bad.
    He put his finger to his lips. "I'm incognito. Call me Fred."
    "A god named Fred?”
    Rick Riordan

  • #9
    Frank Zappa
    “So many books, so little time.”
    Frank Zappa

  • #10
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • #11
    Veronica Roth
    “Fear doesn't shut you down; it wakes you up”
    Veronica Roth, Divergent

  • #12
    Veronica Roth
    “I am selfish. I am brave.”
    Veronica Roth, Divergent

  • #13
    Rick Riordan
    “He cleared his throat and held up one hand dramatically.
    “Green grass breaks through snow.
    Artemis pleads for my help.
    I am so cool.”

    He grinned at us, waiting for applause.
    "That last line was four syllables.” Artemis said.
    Apollo frowned. “Was it?”
    “Yes. What about I am so bigheaded?”
    “No, no, that’s six syllable, hhhm.” He started muttering to himself.
    Zoe Nightshade turned to us. “Lord Apollo has been going through this haiku phase ever since he visited Japan. Tis not as bad as the time he visited Limerick. If I’d had to hear one more poem that started with, There once was a godess from Sparta-"
    “I’ve got it!” Apollo announced. “I am so awesome. That’s five syllables!” He bowed, looking very pleased with himself.”
    Rick Riordan, The Titan's Curse

  • #14
    Rick Riordan
    “Hey!" said the guy in the video. "Greetings from your friends at Camp Half-Blood, et cetera. This is Leo. I'm the..." He looked off screen and yelled: "What's my title? Am I like admiral, or captain, or-"

    A girl's voice yelled back, "Repair boy."

    "Very funny, Piper," Leo grumbled. He turned back to the parchment screen. "So yeah, I'm...ah..supreme commander of the Argo II. Yeah, I like that! Anyway, we're gonna be sailing towards you in about, I dunno, an hour in this big mother warship. We'd appreciate it if you'd not, like, blow us out of the sky or anything. So okay! If you could tell the Romans that. See you soon. Yours in demigodishness, and all that. Peace out!”
    Rick Riordan, The Son of Neptune

  • #15
    Rick Riordan
    “It was an annoying name to have. People tended to spell in Mangus, rhymes with Angus. I always corrected them: No, it's Magnus, rhymes with swagness. At which point they would stare at me blankly.”
    Rick Riordan, The Sword of Summer

  • #16
    Rick Riordan
    Stop that, I told my brain.
    Also, the wedding is tomorrow, said my brain.
    Get out of my head.
    My brain refused to get out of my head. Inconsiderate brain.”
    Rick Riordan, The Hammer of Thor

  • #17
    Rick Riordan
    “I nodded, looking at Rachel with respect. "You hit the Lord of the Titans in the eye with a blue plastic hairbrush.”
    Rick Riordan

  • #18
    Ransom Riggs
    “We cling to our fairy tales until the price for believing in them becomes too high.”
    Ransom Riggs, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

  • #19
    Ransom Riggs
    “I used to dream about escaping my ordinary life, but my life was never ordinary. I had simply failed to notice how extraordinary it was.”
    Ransom Riggs, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

  • #20
    Tui T. Sutherland
    “There's a tree," Starflight said, jumping to his feet. "In the forest."
    "No way," Glory said. "A tree in the forest?”
    Tui T. Sutherland, The Lost Heir

  • #21
    Tui T. Sutherland
    “When the war has lasted twenty years...
    the dragonets will come.
    When the land is soaked in blood and tears...
    the dragonets will come.

    Find the SeaWing egg of deepest blue.
    Wings of night shall come to you.
    The largest egg in mountain high
    will give to you the wings of sky.
    For wings of earth, search through the mud
    for an egg the color of dragon blood.
    And hidden alone from the rival queens,
    the SandWing egg awaits unseen.

    Of three queens who blister and blaze and burn,
    two shall die and one shall learn
    if she bows to a fate that is stronger and higher,
    she'll have the power of wings of fire.

    Five eggs to hatch on brightest night,
    five dragons born to end the fight.
    Darkness will rise to bring the light.
    The dragonets are coming....”
    Tui T. Sutherland, The Dragonet Prophecy

  • #22
    Tui T. Sutherland
    “I order you not to die,” Tsunami said, grabbing his shoulder. “Clay, stop, STOP IT. Stop dying RIGHT NOW.” Her normally bossy voice was full of panic.”
    Tui T. Sutherland, The Brightest Night

  • #23
    Tui T. Sutherland
    “Everyone stop moving!” he bellowed. “Especially you, chickens! CHICKENS, GIVE UP! WE’RE GOING TO EAT YOU! THERE’S NOTHING YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT! STOP RUNNING AWAY RIGHT NOW!”
    Tui T. Sutherland, Moon Rising

  • #24
    Patricia Forde
    “How can we dream if we don't have words?”
    Patricia Forde, The List

  • #25
    Patricia Forde
    “apples, strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries. There were no pineapples.”
    Patricia Forde, The List

  • #26
    It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our
    “It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

  • #27
    J.K. Rowling
    “If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • #28
    J.K. Rowling
    “I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

  • #29
    J.K. Rowling
    “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

  • #30
    J.K. Rowling
    “Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows



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