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“I barely know him. I guess that is every relationship. You start with nothing and maybe end with everything.”
Adam Silvera, What If It's Us
“I believe in love at first sight. Fate, the universe, all of it. But not how you’re thinking. I don’t mean it in the our souls were split and you’re my other half forever and ever sort of way. I just think you’re meant to meet some people. I think the universe nudges them into your path.”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“I don’t know if we’re in a love story or a story about love.”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“But maybe this isn’t how life works. Maybe it’s all about people coming into your life for a little while and you take what they give you and use it on your next friendship or relationship. And if you’re lucky, maybe some people pop back in after you thought they were gone for good.”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“I don't get why that's so bad. Why shouldn't I want to be with someone who makes me feel worthy? Someone who wants to be with me for the long run?”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“God, Arthur.” He kisses me. “Te quiero. Estoy enamorado. You don’t even know.” And I don’t speak a word of Spanish, but when I look at his face, I get it.”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“I just need more time with me, I think. To really believe in my worth without anyone's help.”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“But what if the story should quit while it’s ahead?” “How do you know unless you give the story another chance?”
Adam Silvera, What If It's Us
“Arthur, the universe just got the ball rolling,' he says. 'We made us happen.”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“He laces our fingers and shrugs. And I’m dead. I am actually dead. There’s no other way to explain it. I’m sitting in fucking Herald Square, holding hands with the cutest boy I’ve ever met, and I’m dead. I’m the deadest zombie ghost vampire who ever died. And now my mouth isn’t working. It's like I'm stunned into silence. That never happens.”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“The universe wouldn’t get us together for just one summer, right?”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“This is the best. It's like we're dads.'
He laughs. 'Dads?'
'Like we're an old New York couple just sitting around doing nothing.'
'I like doing nothing with you.'
'Me too.'
And I do. I like it so fucking much. I always thought love was about the showstopper moments. No dialogue, no filler. But if the quiet parts are filler, maybe filler's underrated.”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“Where the fuck is a Time-Turner when you need one?”
Adam Silvera, What If It's Us
“People like me should come with a mute button.”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“I shrug. 'I'm just going to live in the moment. That's the only way to see where we end up.”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“Just speak from the dick, Big Ben.”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“Sometimes I feel like New Yorkers do New York wrong. Where are the people swinging from subway poles and dancing on fire escapes and kissing in Times Square? The post office flash mob proposal was a start, but when’s the next big number? I pictured New York like West Side Story plus In the Heights plus Avenue Q—but really, it’s just construction and traffic and iPhones and humidity.”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“Dylan checks his phone, like we're not even talking, which is my least favorite thing about humans.”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“And I let Jonathan Groff drown them out. Because that's what cute boys are for.”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“I guess that’s any relationship. You start with nothing and maybe end with everything.”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“I believe in love at first sight. Fate, the universe, all of it. But not how you’re thinking. I don’t mean it in the 'our souls were split and you’re my other half forever and ever' sort of way. I just think you’re mean to meet some people. I think the universe nudges them into your path. Even on random Monday afternoons in July. Even at the post office.”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“I kiss him and I call him beautiful and I tell him I love him and we go on past that finish line. We laugh and catch our breaths and we peel stickers off each other. No do-over needed.”
Adam Silvera, What If It's Us
“I want to know the real world better. Not just the ones I make up or the ones I play with on Sims. But right now I just feel lonely and unwanted in the real world.”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“The universe knew it was love before we did”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“He talks a lot, which I’m fine with, and he’s not good at maintaining eye contact, which sucks because I want to stare at this electric blue eyes. Punch me if I ever compare them to the sky or the ocean because they’re much cooler than that.”
Adam Silvera, What If It's Us
“This apartment isn't home for either of us, but we're home for each other, and that's what makes every small wall fall away so I only focus on him.”
Adam Silvera, What If It's Us
“I don't know why I do this. I definitely wasn't planning on telling my parents the post office story. Just like I wasn't planning on telling them about my sad crush on Cody Feinman from Hebrew school. Or my even sadder crush on Jessie's slightly younger brother. Or the fact that I'm gay in the first place. But sometimes things just slip out.”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“Last night my Sim counterpart gave flowers to Sim Arthur and got rejected because fuck my lives, real and digital.”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“The truth is, I have zero guts and zero game. I've never had a boyfriend, never had sex, never kissed anyone, never come close. It hasn't bothered me until now. It just felt normal.”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us
“But I have to channel my inner New Yorker--cool and nonchalant.”
Becky Albertalli, What If It's Us

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