10 Quotes from Books I Loved This Year | Top 10 Tuesday [16]

Top 10 TuesdayHey guys!

Welcome back to another Top 10 Tuesday weekly fun on my blog! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. If you want to join in the fun, hop on over to their blog to see what it’s all about!

This week’s topic is Top 10 Quotes from Books I Loved This Year.

I’ve read more books this year alone then I ever have before, so it was a difficult choice to narrow it down to just 10 quotes from 10 books that I loved this year. I think I picked some really good ones and I hope you guys can relate to some of them!

10. All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

All the Bright Places

“The thing I realize is, that it’s not what you take, it’s what you leave.”

9. Champion by Marie Lu


“It hurts every day, the absence of someone who was once there.”

8. Fault in Our Stars by John Green

The Fault in Our Stars

“You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world…but you do have some say in who hurts you. I like my choices.”

7. Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson

Steel Heart

“Where there are villains, there will be heroes. Just wait. They will come.”

6. Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

HP Philosopher's Stone

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”

5. Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Everything, Everything

“It’s a hard concept to hold on to–the idea that there was a time before us. A time before time.

In the beginning there was nothing. And then there was everything.”

4. Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Shadow and Bone

“And there’s nothing wrong with being a lizard either. Unless you were born to be a hawk.”

3. Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Red Rising

“We grew together, and now are grown. In her eyes, I see my heart. In her breath, I hear my soul. She is my land. She is my kin. My love.”

2. The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley by Shaun David Hutchinson

The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley

“Love’s more than holding hands and going to dances. It’s two people who struggle to live, even when they should maybe both be dead. When one of them would be better off dead.”

1. Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda

“White shouldn’t be the default any more than straight should be the default. There shouldn’t even be a default.”

Well there you have it! The Top 10 Quotes from Books I Loved This Year. I really wished I could have chosen more books and quotes. There are so many great ones to choose from!

Until next time,

Sig New


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Jesse Nicholas lives in Toronto, Canada. He is an aspiring writer and one day wishes to have a novel published. Along with writing, Jesse enjoys music, travel, trashy TV, and is an avid reader of anything in the Young Adult and Fantasy/Sci-Fi genres. He is currently posts reviews on the novels he reads on his blog, and spends hours upon hours coming up with ideas for a future stories.

32 thoughts on “10 Quotes from Books I Loved This Year | Top 10 Tuesday [16]”

  1. The Red Rising quote makes me feel all warm inside and is without a doubt one of my all time favourite quote. You can’t go wrong with John Green, there’s always a quotable moment to found in his books haha.

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  2. I love these quotes! I’m currently reading Res Rising and I loved that part when I read it! We used the same Simon quote, but that’s because it’s by far the best thing I’ve read in a book ever! Great list 🙂

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  3. Oh my goodness that quote for Red Rising! My heart is already melting! *frantically writes down title in big letters on wall to remember to buy it next*
    You have an amazing selection of quotes here! The quote for Everything Everything is also one of my favourites!

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