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:


shadow and bone

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


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)


all the bright places

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



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.)


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


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


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



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


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


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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