Well, I think there is a difference between loving the idea of someone and actually loving who they are.
Elizabeth Burke (via onlinecounsellingcollege)

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YA lit meme: ten series or books

Unearthly Series by Cynthia Hand [3/10]"I feel like Cinderella sitting in the middle of the road with a pumpkin and a couple of mice, while Prince Charming charges off to rescue some other chick."

compelledbybooks:

YA lit meme: ten series or books

Unearthly Series by Cynthia Hand [3/10]
"I feel like Cinderella sitting in the middle of the road with a pumpkin and a couple of mice, while Prince Charming charges off to rescue some other chick."

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Why does everyone else seem so calm about this adulthood thing? All I feel is panic, a tight flutter in my stomach that I might not be able to do what everyone else finds so easy… I might not be able to make a life for myself, a real life. Ever.
Brooklyn Girls: Pia, Gemma Burgess (via wordsfromya)

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When people don;t express themselves, they die one piece at a time. you’d be shocked at how many adults are really dead inside - walking through their days with no dea who they are, just waiting for a heart attack or cancer or a Mack truck to come along and finish the job. It’s the saddest thing I know.
Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson (via wordsfromya)

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Sometimes I think high school is one long hazing activity: if you are tough enough to survive this, they’ll let you become an adult. I hope it’s worth it.
Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson (via wordsfromya)

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He leaned in and kissed her, because now that he knew he could, he planned on kissing her every chance he got.
The Infinite Moment of Us, Lauren Myracle (via wordsfromya)

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And she couldn’t talk to boys, because they knew nothing: all they wanted was pretty surfaces and nothing underneath.
Untold, Sarah Rees Brennan (via wordsfromya)

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But the thought of moving on from something I never had in the first place is depressing.
When It Happens, Susane Colasanti (via wordsfromya)

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I think of how it felt to lose him, slow and painful and confusing, and how it felt to wonder if I’d ever really had him at all.
How to Love, Katie Cotugno (via wordsfromya)

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To really be a nerd, she’d decided, you had to prefer fictional worlds to the real one.
Fangirl, Rainbow Rowell (via wordsfromya)

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