Ya Novel Quotes

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Jennifer Donnelly
“Because beautiful things never last. Not roses nor snow… And not fireworks, either”
Jennifer Donnelly, Revolution

Jenna Evans Welch
“Well, in that case, no. I’m not your father. But if you go with another definition, meaning ‘a man who wants to be in your life and help raise you,’ then yes. I am.”
Jenna Evans Welch, Love & Gelato

“Change your mind and change your whole life experience.”
C.G. Rousing, Thoughts To Die For

Betty Dravis
“If valleys are the dimples on the face of the earth, as Steven King once said, then Silicon Valley is the deepest, most sparkling dimple of them all.”
Betty Dravis, The Toonies Invade Silicon Valley

Deb Caletti
“Because what is more like love than the ocean? You can play in it, drown in it. It can be clear and bright enough to hurt your eyes, or covered in fog; hidden behind a curve of road, and then suddenly there in full glory. Its waves come like breaths, in and out, in and out, body stretched to forever in its possibilities, and yet its heart lies deep, not fully knowable, inconceivably majestic.”
Deb Caletti, Honey, Baby, Sweetheart

Cassandra Clare
“On the day Emma Carstairs´ parents were killed, the weather was perfect.”
Cassandra Clare, City of Heavenly Fire

Laura Tims
“It's like people don't only look good when they look like a magazine. People can be aesthetically beautiful in the way sunsets and leaves and things are.”
Laura Tims, Please Don't Tell

Jennifer E. Smith
“He'd thought this was the start of something. But clearly she'd changed her mind, and he felt stunned by home quickly the whole thing had unraveled, the end coming before the beginning really even had a chance to begin.”
Jennifer E. Smith, This Is What Happy Looks Like

Jennifer E. Smith
“It took a moment to right himself, and he pulled his shoulders back as he regained his equilibrium. He didn't want to be half asleep the first time he kissed Ellie. For that, he wanted to be wide awake.”
Jennifer E. Smith, This Is What Happy Looks Like

A.L. Tait
“To them, we are outsiders, Reeve, and nobody is more vulnerable than a person who is other.”
A.L. Tait, The Fire Star

Rachel A. Marks
“Mom made me say it over and over, Keep it hidden, keep it safe. If anyone truly knew everything, it would freak them out in a large way. It freaks the shit out of me too, so I get it. I have no clue how I know this stuff, I just do. Like how I know the orders of angels and demons, or can tell on sight if an apparition is a ghost or a time slip, or if someone’s a virgin, or if they’ve ever killed anyone.

Why can’t I just know how to play Xbox or baseball?

It’s like I fell from the fucking sky.”
Rachel A. Marks, Darkness Brutal

Julia Golding
“The Fourth Crown Princess of the blue Cresent Islands had sixteen rituals to observe from the moment of waking to when she broke her fast.”
Julia Golding, Dragonfly

Victoria Moschou
“Surely we had our flaws as kin, too, for nobody’s perfect, but we at least showed respect, honour, candour...”
Victoria Moschou, Guardian of the Auras

Victoria Moschou
“At least I knew that, even though fear was the one that could keep people up for endless nights to come, still integrity and faith could make them a fine pillow.”
Victoria Moschou, Guardian of the Auras

Victoria Moschou
“Let me tell something... My kin may be insentient, as you proclaimed, but I have read our history. I know what we used to be afraid of. We all feared that by breaking down, we wouldn't be able to rise and thrive again. But you know what they say? It is the broken ones that always become masters at mending... It is the bird with the broken wings that sings the sweetest and most beautiful songs...”
Victoria Moschou, Guardian of the Auras

Victoria Moschou
“Let me tell you something... My kin may be insentient, as you proclaimed, but I have read our history. I know what we used to be afraid of. We all feared that by breaking down, we wouldn't be able to rise and thrive again. But you know what they say? It is the broken ones that always become masters at mending... It is the bird with the broken wings that sings the sweetest and most beautiful songs...”
Victoria Moschou, Guardian of the Auras

Victoria Moschou
“People are afraid of the things they don't understand. Don't let them impose their way of thinking on you. And above all... Don't let them steal your happiness! If that's what makes you happy, pursue it!”
Victoria Moschou, Guardian of the Auras

Victoria Moschou
“How can I put the Auras back in the chest?” I asked, terror boiling inside my stomach.
“You can’t. Not if those that were or will be struck by them won’t be eager to express their feelings and let you help them. You do not change people, dearie. It’s the people that change themselves. You’re the Guardian, but they’re the bearers,” the Oracle whispered.
“I’m no Guardian. I’m doomed!” I said and I knew that this was true.”
Victoria Moschou, Guardian of the Auras