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I wonder at my incapacity for easy banter, smooth conversation, empty words to fill awkward moments. I don’t have a closet filled with umms and ellipses ready to insert at the beginnings and ends of sentences. I don’t know how to be a verb, an adverb, any kind of modifier. I’m a noun through and through. - Tahereh Mafi, Unravel Me
It hurt to remember that I was poison to everyone I touched, but for once, it felt good to be self-aware. I couldn’t stop myself from exploding but I could at least learn to contain the fallout. - Maggie Stiefvater, Linger
I just think we shouldn’t judge her, or anyone, without trying to understand them first. That maybe we should get the full story before jumping to conclusions. Crazy notion, I know. - Marissa Meyer, Scarlet
You swallow her with your eyes. I’m surprised there’s any of her left for the rest of us to see. - Maggie Stiefvater, The Scorpio Races
People shouldn’t have to earn kindness. They should have to earn cruelty. - Maggie Stiefvater, Forever

Editor’s note for Elephant Walk by Robert Standish

It was a weird and surprisingly freeing feeling, to have someone not take you at face value. - Maggie Stiefvater, Linger
It seemed like you ought to pick the sort of person you would be, no matter what your parents were like. - Maggie Stiefvater, Shiver
I was starting to wonder if love was just the universe’s idea of a Kick Me sign. - Kathleen Peacock, Hemlock
I love you enough that I want you to love someone else when I’m gone. - Stacey Jay, Romeo Redeemed