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10 Beautiful YA Contemporary Quotes

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FLAT-OUT-LOVE by Jessica Park

“But that’s what love does to you. Gut-wrenching, overpowering, crushing, fulfilling, complex, bring-you-to-your-knees love.”

 

 

LOOKING FOR ALASKA by John Green

“You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you’ll escape it one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present.”

 

 

UGLY by Margaret McHeyzer

“To new beginnings, and to new memories. May the best of your past be the worst of our future.”

 

 

ELEANOR & PARK by Rainbow Rowell

“Eleanor was right. She never looked nice. She looked like art, and art wasn’t supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something.”

 

 

THE LUCKIEST GIRL ALIVE by Jessica Knoll

“I strained to inject my words with attitude. With all the dark, tortured teenage angst.”

 

 

WE WERE LIARS by E. Lockhart

“A part of me died,” he says. “And it was the best part.”

 

 

WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE? by Maria Semple

“Our house is old. All day and night it cracks and groans, like it’s trying to get comfortable but can’t.”

 

 

IF I STAY by Gayle Forman

“I have a feeling that once you live through something like this, you become a little bit invincible.”

 

 

THE WALLS AROUND US by Nova Ren Suma

“It isn’t running away they’re afraid of. We wouldn’t get far. It’s those other escapes, the ones you can open in yourself, given a cutting edge.”

 

 

And my personal favorite, because it’s mine…;)

 

GHOSTBOY, CHAMELEON & THE DUKE OF GRAFFITI by Olivia Wildenstein

“My heart feels like it is made of lead, yet it keeps tearing as though it were made of paper.”

 

 

 

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