Monday, May 28, 2018

A beacon to him still, and he resented that, didn’t want it. Couldn’t help it.
- from Acceptance by Jeff VanderMeer

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

It sounds like a lullaby to me, like all the voices I've ever dreamed of loving me, like it was created, this voice, just for me.
- from Revolution by Deborah Wiles

Sunday, May 06, 2018

When you come clean, when you tell the truth, you life a great weight off your shoulders. It’s not that you don’t ever do anything you shouldn’t do ever again, of course not. You’re human, and sometimes the vagaries of life are just too delicious to ignore. Sometimes you are impetuous. Sometimes you are impulsive. And sometimes that’s okay. Sometimes it’s not. It’s just that, when you know you’re caught and you’ve done something you shouldn’t have done, you own up to it.
- from Revolution by Deborah Wiles

Sunday, February 11, 2018

...some questions will ruin you if you are denied the answer long enough.
- from Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

Saturday, February 10, 2018

There are certain kinds of deaths that one should not be expected to relive, certain kinds of connections so deep that when they are broken you feel the snap of the link inside you.
- from Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

This is how we grow: not up, but out, like trees—swelling to encompass all these stories, the promises and lies and bribes and habits.
- from Rooms by Lauren Oliver

Monday, February 05, 2018

We make reality our own, handle it until it is as soft as pressed butter.
- from Rooms by Lauren Oliver
Amazing, isn’t it? That hearts that once beat in sync could be so perfectly and forever separated. That’s the whole process of life, I think: a long, slow process of separation.
- from Rooms by Lauren Oliver