Women S Fiction Quotes

Quotes tagged as "women-s-fiction" Showing 1-30 of 282
Priya Ardis
“Do you think we can be friends?” I asked.
He stared up at the ceiling. “Probably not, but we can pretend.”
Priya Ardis, Ever My Merlin

Priya Ardis
“Vane grabbed me. “DuLac, let’s chat.”
Chat. British-speak for “Stand still while I yell at you.”
Priya Ardis, My Merlin Awakening

Liz Newman
“A woman has but two loves in life: the one who broke her heart and the one she spends the rest of her life with."
- Carolyn Chase, former Broadcast Journalist and heroine Kate Theodore's mother”
Liz R. Newman

Priya Ardis
“Vane’s lips tightened to suppress a smile. “Why so hostile, love?”
“You whacked me on the head with a ball!”
“You deserved it.”
Priya Ardis, My Merlin Awakening

Priya Ardis
“I caught his hand. “What do you want me to do?”
Leaning down, he kissed the pulse beating on my neck just above the damaged skin. “Tomorrow, I need you to die.”
Priya Ardis, My Merlin Awakening

Priya Ardis
“He’d used the amulet to read my thoughts again.
I pictured smacking him in the face.”
Priya Ardis, Ever My Merlin

Priya Ardis
“I noticed him right away. No, it wasn’t his lean, rugged face. Or the dark waves of shiny hair that hung just a little too long on his forehead. It wasn’t the slim, collarless biker jacket he wore, hugging his lean shoulders. It was the way he stood. The confident way he waited in the cafeteria line to get a slice of pizza. He didn’t saunter. He didn’t amble. He stood at the center, and let the other people buzz around him. His stance was straight and sure.”
Priya Ardis, Ever My Merlin

“Someone who dreams cannot be forced to stop—there are no limitations to dreams, because we do not own dreams, dreams are from God.”
Christina Westover, Poisoning Sylvie

“Once, she closed the book abruptly and said with annoyance, "That's enough." "Why?" "Because I've had it, it's always the same story: inside something small there's something even smaller that wants to leap out, and outside something large there's always someting larger that wants to keep it a prisoner.”
Elena Ferrante, The Story of a New Name

Megan Johns
“Innocence invites protection, yet we might be smarter to protect ourselves against it...”
Megan Johns, The Path of Innocence

“All I want is to sleep--to dream. Life is better in dreams.”
Christina Westover, Poisoning Sylvie

Stephanie Dray
“Selene’s life is a lesson to us that the trajectory of women’s equality hasn’t always been a forward march. In some ways the ancients were more advanced than we are today; there have been setbacks before and may be more in the future.”
Stephanie Dray, Lily of the Nile

Lynne Gentry
“It's never too late to start over!”
Lynne Gentry, Reinventing Leona

Priya Ardis
“Rough palms cradled my face while my fingers gripped the pillow on either side of his. Lips, teeth, tongue, mingled together. I ate him up and didn’t let go until I had to come up for air.”
Priya Ardis

“Inhale when I inhale. Exhale when I exhale. Breathe with me,for two beating hearts breathing one breath together become one.”
Christina Westover, Poisoning Sylvie

“She realized, when relationships failed to last, it was not because love was no longer present, but because people had stopped believing in themselves and in their partners.”
Christina Westover, Poisoning Sylvie

Liliana Shelbrook
“You’re a lady. It’s written all over you, but the West doesn’t forgive any woman-unless she’s got a man.”
Liliana Shelbrook, Lantern in the Mist

Diane J. Reed
“Soul bonds can't be broken. They only bend for a while . . .”
Diane J. Reed

Marie Ohanesian Nardin
“She leaned against the bridge’s warm marble balustrade, and looked as far down the darkening canal as the setting sun would allow. She wondered if others appreciated Venice’s beauty and fragility as deeply as she had come to or if, like a raging fever, the city infected some while avoiding others. She sighed at the grandeur and at the resilience that surrounded her, and she promised herself she’d try to be more like Venice.”
Marie Ohanesian Nardin, Beneath the Lion's Wings

“Besides,love is only a feeling.”
Christina Westover, Poisoning Sylvie

Kanza Javed
“After everything is said and done, a memory remains a treacherous thing…How long does one cling on to the people they’ve lost? How long could I have remembered my grandfather? How long had it been since I forgotten him and my mind began harbouring other things?”
Kanza Javed, Ashes, Wine and Dust

Renita D'Silva
“She liked the way a ray of mild autumn sun infiltrating the thick cluster of trees caught a reddish orange leaf swirling in the wind and transformed it golden yellow. She liked that it wasn’t a leaf she recognised, that she could name or associate with her past.”
Renita D'Silva, Monsoon Memories

Stacy Hawkins Adams
“She fixed a smile that she hoped looked authentic. Pretending to be content continued to be hard work.”
Stacy Hawkins Adams, Lead Me Home

Amita Trasi
“The truth remains quiet inside us,floundering like a battered bird,desperately wanting to spread its
wings and fly away.
-TARA”
Amita Trasi, The Color of our Sky

“You know how sometimes you remember a place you once loved, a movie you’ve enjoyed, only to be disappointed when you return to that place or see that movie for a second time? Well, it wasn’t disappointing. She sounds exactly as I remember her—and there is still something so warm and caring about her that it is difficult to hate her for how she abandoned us.”
Christina Westover, Poisoning Sylvie

Alisa Steinberg
“I don't watch reality TV, my reality is tough enough.”
Alisa Dana Steinberg, Text Me, A Tale of Love and Technology

Amita Trasi
“It took me most of my childhood to realize that traditions have infinite power over us.
-MUKTA”
Amita Trasi, The Color of our Sky

Arsoleen Woolcock
“Reach for the Stars!”
Arsoleen Woolcock

Brenda Sutton Rose
“Jasmine felt a sense of power in cooking. It was she who controlled the ingredients, she who controlled the menus, and she who controlled the fragrances that filled her home.”
Brenda Sutton Rose, Dogwood Blues

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