Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Quotes

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Who doesn’t love a good list?

This week’s topic is: Top Ten Quotes from books you’ve read this year. So let’s get to it! In no particular order:

1.

shadow and bone

The Darkling slumped back in his chair. “Fine,” he said with a weary shrug. “Make me your villain.”  – Leigh Bardugo

2.

give you the sun

Meeting your soul mate is like walking into a house you’ve been in before – you will recognize the furniture, the pictures on the wall, the books on the shelves, the contents of drawers: You could find your way around in the dark if you had to. – Jandy Nelson (There were so many good quotes in this book that I could barely choose. I need to reread this one I think)

3.

all the bright places

When you consider things like the stars, our affairs don’t seem to matter very much, do they? – Jennifer Niven

4.

mosquito

Normally, this is a sacred process, requiring no small amount of finesse. But right now, my finesse level is hovering somewhere around “Velociraptor.” I am finesse-less. I have no finesse. – David Arnold (If I could, I would quote this entire book because it was so good, but this was right at the beginning of the story and when I read it I had the feeling that I was going to love the book – and I was right.)

5.

The martian

Yes, of course duct tape works in a near-vacuum. Duct tape works anywhere. Duct tape is magic and should be worshiped. – Andy Weir

6.

emmy and oliver

And oh my God, who brought that goddamn guitar? I want to kill them. Do you know how you can tell who the douche bag is at the party? It’s the guy who starts playing the acoustic guitar. – Robin Benway

7.

since you've been gone

And I was realizing that it was pretty terrible to be sitting in silence with someone who you always used to have something to say to. – Megan Matson

8.

Dumplin

There’s something about swimsuits that make you think you’ve got to earn the right to wear them. And that’s wrong. Really, the criteria is simple. Do you have a body? Put a swimsuit on it.”  – Julie Murphy

9.

saint anything

Just because a person isn’t talking about something doesn’t mean it’s not on their mind. Often, in fact, it’s why they won’t speak of it. -Sarah Dessen

10.

girl on the train

The holes in your life are permanent. You have to grow around them, like tree roots around concrete; you mold yourself through the gaps. – Paula Hawkins

I really enjoyed this week’s topic! I’ll be honest I’m not very good at writing down quotes as I read but this post has inspired me to do so.  Did you do this week’s Top Ten Tuesday? I’m excited to see what quotes you loved!

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