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9 YA Quotes That Will Heal Your Broken Heart

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We’re still waiting for someone to invent a magical elixir that can immediately heal a broken heart, but in the meantime – these quotes from YA books will help ease the pain!

 

The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen

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Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal Sutherland

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Our Chemical Hearts comes out 10/4 but you can start reading it here!

 

I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

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Crossed by Ally Condie

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Legend by Marie Lu

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Mosquitoland by David Arnold

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The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

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The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson

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Looking for Alaska by John Green

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Excerpt Alert: The Kinder Poison

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