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Leah on the Offbeat (Creekwood, #2) Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli
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“Imagine going about your day knowing someone’s carrying you in their mind. That has to be the best part of being in love- the feeling of having a home in some else’s brain.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
tags: love
“I can’t fuck your life, I’m monogamously fucking my own life.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“I hate when assholes have talent. I want to live in a world where good people rule at everything and shitty people suck at everything.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“I can't help it. I'm a Slytherin."

And I'm the worst kind of Slytherin. I'm the kind who's so stupidly in love with a Gryffindor, she can't even function. I'm the Draco from some shitty Drarry fic that the author abandoned after four chapters.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“I swear, people can’t wrap their minds around the concept of a fat girl who doesn’t diet. Is it that hard to believe I might actually like my body?”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“You can't just like Harry Potter. You have to be balls-out obsessed with it.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
tags: truth
“Mr. Spier, memorizing the Hamilton soundtrack is not going to save you on the AP Euro exam.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“Leah.' Mom shakes her head. 'You've got to stop doing this.'
'Doing what?'
'Burning everything to the ground whenever something goes wrong.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“I used to think boners literally pointed in the direction of the person you're attracted to, like a compass. That would be helpful. Mortifying as fuck, but at least it would clarify things.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“I hate when writers make Draco sweet. Sorry, but Draco's a bitch. Own it. I mean, yeah, he's a ball of mush underneath, but you have to earn it with him.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“Apparently, Simon’s dad asked the tour guide at Duke to “please elaborate on the campus gay scene.” “I wanted to fucking die,” Simon told me.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“There's this tug in my chest. Because when Bram says Simon's name, he pronounces every part of it. Like it's worth being careful over.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“I am such a dick. Like, I'm an actual flaccid penis of a person.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“I'm basically your resident fat Slytherin Rory Gilmore.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“It's like it doesn't even matter if I like my body, because there's always someone there to remind me I shouldn't.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“RIP Leah Burke. She died of acute awkwardosis.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“She probably thinks Troye Sivan's songs are about girls.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“It was unicorns vomiting sunbeams.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“Simon turns back to his phone, clearly texting Bram. They’ve been dating for a little over a year, and they’re one of those vomitously happy couples. I don’t mean that in the PDA sense. They actually barely touch each other in school, probably because people are prehistoric dickwads about gay stuff. But Simon and Bram text and eyefuck all day long, like they can’t even go five minutes without contact. To be totally honest, it’s hard not to be jealous. It’s not even just about the true-love-heart-eyes-get-a-room-dudes fairy-tale magic. It’s the fact that they went for it. They had the balls to say fuck this, fuck Georgia, fuck all of you homophobic assholes.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“But I know what it's like to be not good enough, in some bone-deep fundamental way.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“if Katie Leung sweetly rejecting Daniel Radcliffe in a Scottish accent wasn't your sexual awakening, I don't even want to know you.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
tags: sorry
“But it sucks when life moves along without you. Sometimes I feel left out even when life's moving along with me.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“Then her hand brushed close to mine, and my organs rearranged themselves.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“I feel stronger when I look cute.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“Fuck. Fuckstravaganza.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“And in that moment--for a split second-- I feel it. How short that is. How soon everything changes. It's strange, because good-byes are a thing I can understand intellectually, but they almost never feel real. Which makes it hard to brace for impact. I don't know how to miss people when they're standing right in front of me.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“What a fucking slightly adorable doofus.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“And there’s vodka. In the bathroom.” “In the bathroom?” Simon raises his eyebrows. “Yeah. It’s, uh. Don’t tell my parents. It’s under the sink behind the toilet bowl cleaner. It’s the one in the vodka bottle. Don’t drink the toilet bowl cleaner.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“Can ambiguous social situations kindly go fuck themselves?”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat
“She makes me want to shove my hand into my chest and rip my own heart out.”
Becky Albertalli, Leah on the Offbeat

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