Fiction

«He wishes he could remember everything. Anything. He doesn’t sense a bone in his body that can feel compassion or worthiness. Self-pity hides away as well, the lowest form of emotion not even capable of resting in his wrecked mind.»

Christy A. Campbell


«Your mother won a special reward," she told me, "because everyone had a head in her pictures. We all applauded.»

Sarah Dessen


«No girl can forget the day she lost her virginity, or the circumstance that led to it»

Augustine Sam


«Gordon Edgley's sudden death came as a shock to everyone - not least himself. One moment he was in his study, seven words into the twenty-fifth sentence of the final chapter of his new book,»

Derek Landy


«writing fiction is the best thing there is because absolutely everything is possible!»

Mario Vargas Llosa


«Edmund doesn’t solve any of his grievances or personality disorders by going through the wardrobe. If anything, they're exacerbated and brought to a crisis by his experiences in Narnia. When you go to Narnia, your worries come with you. Narnia just becomes the place where you work them out and try to resolve them.»

Levi Grossman


«Do not mess with this man's threads!»

Graeme Simsion


«And in a land accustomed to so much anguish, Chase tried to be careful with words. His soccer moms began assigning»

Cole Alpaugh


«Going for it and changing what you could change-that's what success was all about.»

Julie Garwood


«It's your destiny to be here, Dana."»

James L. Rubart


«First time I ever put pen to paper, I had one goal – to build something no one had ever thought of before.»

Carla H. Krueger


«With out freedom nothing has value, Free agency is the only true key to happiness.»

M.H. DuMond


«But Pierre had been born with a shrewdness that made him early aware that a failure to believe that human events were ordered by a higher power was regarded by many in the highest positions as obnoxious and even sinful, and as nothing was to be gained by exciting such hostility, it was better to give a silent or even smiling assent to the fatuous idealism to which, particularly in youth, one was so relentlessly exposed.»

Louis Auchincloss


«In darkness there is death.»

Bob Mayer


«Give me FICTION,»

Lily Velden


«...don’t discount intuition. It holds more wisdom than technology can ever afford»

Jack C. Monroe


«Neither novels or their readers benefit from any attempts to divine whether any facts hide inside a story. Such efforts attack the very idea that made-up stories can matter, which is sort of the foundational assumption of our species.»

John Green


«I thought I was in love, but it was only a head cold." (Humans)»

Robert Emmett


«He sent it flying at full speed. It jumped six times as well, sending ripples across the sea. The small splashes of foam turned into miniature rainbows as they caught the light of the evening sun setting behind the clouds.»

Erica Sehyun Song


«Don't mind Russ," he says. "He's a good kid underneath all those holes, although it's a wonder he doesn't spring a leak when he drinks»

Sara Gruen


«He was a lawyer and he knew that it would be best to trust his journalist friend, but not to tell his own lawyer»

Haidji


«I promise to tell you everything you want, but first I want something from you in return.»

Evette Davis


«He smiled at that, and then his gaze shifted to a spot over my shoulder and it faded. 'These doubts wouldn’t have anything to do with the company you’re keeping of late, would they?'»

Karen Chance


«Isn’t antimatter what fuels the U.S.S.»

Dan Brown


«Have you ever heard a blindfolded octopus unwrap a cellophane-covered bathtub?»

Norton Juster


«...all I knew were novels. It gave me pause, for a moment, that all my reference points were fiction, that all my narratives were lies.»

Rebecca Makkai


«I don't know who he was," Kavita flat-out states, "but whoever he was he sure did a number on you, didn't he?"»

Carroll Bryant


«A wise man does not step betwixt the beast and his meat»

David Mitchell


«To write is to reveal oneself.»

Sanhita Baruah


«The more I learn about life and people, the more I realise that everyone has a story and everyone’s story is the biggest in their own mind.” - Laylla Jonson»

L.B. Malpass