Young Adult novels are filled with romantic quotes even when the book itself isn’t a romance. Here are ten quotes that show the romantic side of some great young adult authors.
“I want to be the friend you fall hopelessly in love with. The one you take into your arms and into your bed and into the private world you keep trapped in your head. The one who will memorize the things you say as well as the shape of your lips when you say them. I want to know every curve, every freckle, every shiver of your body.”
— Unravel Me, Tahareh Mafi
“She looked at me, like she was drinking in the fact that I was still here. And I realized I was doing the same thing. The world was collapsing, and the only thing that really mattered to me was that she was alive.”
—The Last Olympian, Rick Riordan
“I know you aren’t perfect. But it’s a person’s imperfections that make them perfect for someone else.”
— Lola and the Boy Next Door, Stephanie Perkins
“Dumbledore watched her fly away, and as her silvery glow faded he turned back to Snape, and his eyes were full of tears. ‘After all this time?’ ‘Always,’ said Snape.” ― Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling
“Happiness. It was the place where passion, with all its dazzle and drumbeat, met something softer: homecoming and safety and pure sunbeam comfort. It was all those things, intertwined with the heat and the thrill, and it was as bright within her as a swallowed star.” ― Daughter of Smoke & Bone, Laini Taylor
“Trying to write about love is ultimately like trying to have a dictionary represent life. No matter how many words there are, there will never be enough. ― The Lover’s Dictionary, David Levithan
“Holding Eleanor’s hand was like holding a butterfly. Or a heartbeat. Like holding something complete, and completely alive. – Eleanor & Park, Rainbow Rowell
“And I’ve realized that the Beatles got it wrong. Love isn’t all we need—love is all there is.” ¬– Morgan Matson, Second Chance Summer
“The way I feel about him is like a heartbeat — soft and persistent, underlying everything.”
― Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, Becky Albertalli
“Our hearts, they need a mirror, Tessa. We see our better selves in the eyes of those who love us.”
― Clockwork Princess, Cassandra Clare
“As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”
― The Fault in Our Stars, John Green
What’s your favorite romantic young adult quote?
Carnival Row is fantasy that fucks.
Will Byers’s story line in Stranger Things season 3 reminded me exactly why I love this show so much.
Ahead of the closing of Puffs, Hypable interviewed the four remaining members of the original cast, who will have been with Puffs from its humble beginnings to the very end: Zac Moon (Wayne Hopkins), Andy Miller (Leanne), Stephen Stout (Ernie Mac, and a producer on the show), and Madeleine Bundy (Susie Bones/Harry Potter, and the designer of the show).
The gravity of the Last of Us gay representation cannot be overstated, as it brings LGBTQ+ people to the frontlines of mainstream action/adventure video games for the first time.
There’s not much to be surprised by in The Kitchen, unless you weren’t expecting the body count, but then you probably didn’t know what you were getting into.
The final trailer for the upcoming season of 13 Reasons Why reveals the season’s big murder — and that nearly everyone had a motive for doing it.
The trailer for the holiday romantic comedy Last Christmas starring Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding is here and it is completely adorable.
LGBTQ+ adoption is something Supergirl should explore, just not yet
Looks like fans of Netflix’s To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before will get to spend next Valentine’s Day weekend with Lara Jean Covey, Peter Kavinsky, and John Ambrose!
An adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast is making its way to the small screen.