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We asked readers to send in their favorite quotes from books. Here’s what they said…


We asked readers to send in their favorite quotes from books. Here’s what they said!

“Some infinities are bigger than other infinities” – John Green, The Fault in Our Stars




“It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.” – Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility 

sense and sensibility

“Once there was, and one day there will be. This is the beginning of every story.” ― Traci Chee, The Reader


“To the stars who listen— and the dreams that are answered.” – Sarah J. Maas, A Court of Mist and Fury

a court of mist and fury

“Let’s carpe the hell out of this diem.” – Alexandra Bracken, The Darkest Minds

darkest minds

“Your now is not your forever.” – John Green, Turtles All the Way Down


“I’d rather die on an adventure than live standing still.” Victoria Schwab, A Darker Shade of Magic

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“Broken isn’t the same as unfixable.” – Marissa Meyer, The Lunar Chronicles


But after two months had passedtimework, and friendship brought Aubrey to a place where it was possible to hurt, and to laugh, in the same dayHe never would’ve guessed he could.” Julie Berry, Lovely War


Words were different when they lived inside of you” – Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe


“Tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it… yet.”― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

anne of green gables

“Break my heart. Break it a thousand times if you like. It was only ever yours to break anyway.” Kiera Cass, The One

the one

“It was books that made me feel that perhaps I was not completely alone. They could be honest with me, and I with them.” Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Prince

clockwork prince

“No mourners, no funerals.” – Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows

Six of Crows

“Maybe okay will be our always.”
 – John Green, The Fault in Our Stars


“I spent my life folded between the pages of books.” ― Tahereh Mafi, Shatter Me

shatter me

“For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.” Stephanie Perkins, Anna and the French Kiss


“You will burn for you are an ember in the ashes” Sabaa Tahir, An Ember in the Ashes


“Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.” Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

les mis

“Society Matched them, but love set them free.” – Ally Condie, Matched


“You were the sun, and I was crashing into you.” Rainbow Rowell, Carry On

carry on

“Your emotions make you human. Even the unpleasant ones have a purpose. Don’t lock them away. If you ignore them, they just get louder and angrier.”—Sabaa Tahir, A Torch Against the Night


“I am beginning to measure myself in strength, not pounds. Sometimes in smiles.” ― Laurie Halse Anderson, Wintergirls


“Each day means everything’s possible again. You live in the moment, you die in the moment, you take it all one day at a time.” Marie Lu, Legend

Legend HC

“In the beginning there was nothing. And then there was everything.” Nicola Yoon, Everything Everything

everything everything

“Stars, too, were time travelers. How many of those ancient points of light were the last echoes of suns now dead? How many had been born but their light not yet come this far? If all the suns but ours collapsed tonight, how many lifetimes would it take us to realize we were alone? I had always known the sky was full of mysteries—but not until now had I realized how full of them the earth was.” – Ransom Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children 


“And the infinite captivates us because it allows us to believe all things are possible. That true love can last beyond time.” Renée Ahdieh, The Beautiful


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Cover Reveal: A SCATTER OF LIGHT by Malinda Lo

Today we’re revealing the cover for Malinda Lo’s A Scatter of Light–AND giving you a sneak peek interview with the author! Award-winning author Malinda Lo returns to the Bay Area with another masterful coming-of-queer-age story, this time set against the backdrop of the first major Supreme Court decisions legalizing gay marriage. And almost sixty years after … Continued
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YA books and what they were *ALMOST* called!

Did you know some YA books change title before going to publication? Here are 6 books that did!   They Wish They Were Us by Jessica Goodman Original title: The Players’ Table Fun fact: this will actually be the title of the TV adaptation currently in development!   Beasts of Prey by Ayana Gray Original title: The … Continued
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Non-Fiction YA Books Everyone Should Read

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Top Tier Tropes (and Reads to Go With Them!)

Whether you can’t resist a good chosen one trope, or enemies-to-lovers is your jam, we’ve got reads for all your top tier YA tropes! Scroll down to start stacking your TBR!   Love Decoded by Jennifer Yen A hilarious, heartfelt rom-com about the unexpected consequences of one teen’s quest to help her friends find love, perfect … Continued
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Cover Reveal: EIGHT NIGHTS OF FLIRTING by Hannah Reynolds

Cover reveal time! A sixteen-year-old girl is on a mission to find the perfect boyfriend this Hanukkah, but love might not go according to plan, in this charming winter romcom from the author of The Summer of Lost Letters. Shira Barbanel has a plan: this Hanukkah, she’s going to get a boyfriend. And she has the … Continued
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Everything we know about the TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN movie adaptation

We are so excited that one of our favorite John Green novels Turtles All the Way Down is on its way to our screens! Here’s everything we know about the adaptation so far.   1. Hannah Marks is directing Actress-turned-director Hannah Marks is helming from a script by Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger, best known for co-showrunning This … Continued
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Cover Reveal: HOW TO SUCCEED IN WITCHCRAFT by Aislinn Brophy

Cover reveal time! An overachieving teen witch vies for a prestigious scholarship at her elite high school in this contemporary YA fantasy for fans of Never Have I Ever and Sabrina the Teen Witch.  Magically brilliant, academically perfect, chronically overcommitted… Shay Johnson has all the makings of a successful witch. Now that she’s a junior at T.K. Anderson … Continued
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YA Books to read while you wait for Stranger Things season 4!

If you just watched the Stranger Things season 4 trailer 35 times like us, you might be counting down the days until May 27th when Netflix releases it. And we know waiting is hard, so here are 9 books with definite Stranger Things vibes to read while you wait!   1. The Electric Kingdom by David … Continued
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Join us for Penguin Teen Fantasy Day!

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