Favourite Book Quotes

J.R. Ward

"Welcome to the wonderful world of jealousy, he thought. For the price of admission, you get a splitting headache, a nearly irresistable urge to commit murder, and an inferiority complex. Yippee."
— J.R. Ward (Dark Lover)


"There aren't any syringes." Red Sox came over and held a sterile pack out. When she tried to take it form him, he kept a grip on the thing. "I know you'll use this wisely."
"Wisely?" She snapped the syringe out of his hand. "No, I'm going to poke him in the eye with it. Because that's what they trained me to do in medical school."
— J.R. Ward (Lover Unbound)


"Beth wrapped her arms around Wrath's waist and leaned into her hellren's body. Their black hair mixed together, his straight, hers wavy. God, Wrath's was so damn long now. But word was that Beth liked the stuff so he'd grown it out for her.

V wiped his mouth again. Weird, how males do shit like that."
— J.R. Ward (Lover Revealed)



"I was dead until you found me, though I breathed. I was sightless, though I could see. And then you came...and I was awakened."
— J.R. Ward (Lover Awakened)


"You know,” he said, “this is why I love you so much.”
Her tone was heartbreakingly warm. “What do you mean?”
You don’t ask me to go inside because it’s cold. You just want to make it easier for me to be where I want to stand."
— J.R. Ward (Lover Avenged)


"That's you," Wrath said. You shall be called the Black Dagger warrior Dhestroyer, descended of Wrath son of Wrath."

"But you'll always be Butch to us," Rhage cut in. "As well as hard-ass. Smart-ass. Royal pain in the ass. You know, whatever the situation calls for. I think as long as there's an ASS in there, it'll be accurate."

"How about bASStard?" Z suggested.

"Nice. I feel that."
— J.R. Ward (Lover Revealed)


"The truth was...he was in love with her. Totally over-the-line, no-going-back, not-even-dead-would-he-part kind of shit."
— J.R. Ward (Lover Mine)


"He screamed for all he had lost...screamed for the half male he was...screamed for Jane...screamed for who his parents were and what he wished for his sister...screamed for what he had forced his best friend to do...He screamed, and screamed until there was no breath, no consciousness, no nothing.

No past or present.
Not even himself anymore.
And in the midst of the chaos, in the strangest way, he became free."
— J.R. Ward (Lover Unleashed)



Cassandra Clare

"Have you fallen in love with the wrong person yet?'
Jace said, "Unfortunately, Lady of the Haven, my one true love remains myself."
..."At least," she said, "you don't have to worry about rejection, Jace Wayland."
"Not necessarily. I turn myself down occasionally, just to keep it interesting."
— Cassandra Clare (City of Bones)


"Don't." Clary raised a warning hand. "I'm not really in the mood right now."
"That's got to be the first time a girl's ever said that to me," Jace mused."
— Cassandra Clare (City of Bones)

"You're just worried they'll hire a male instructor and he'll be hotter than you."
Jace's eyebrows went up. "Hotter than me?"
"It could happen," Clary said, "You know, theoretically."
"Theoretically the planet could suddenly crack in half, leaving me on one side and you on the other, forever and tragically parted, but I'm not worried about that either. Some things," Jace said, with his customary crooked smile, "are just too unlikely to dwell upon."
— Cassandra Clare (City of Fallen Angels)




Richelle Mead

"Well, that depends, I suppose. I heard someone once say that men dance the same way they have sex. So, if you want everyone here to think you're the kind of guy who just sits around and—"
He stood up. "Let's dance."
— Richelle Mead (Succubus Blues)




Michelle Rowen

"I glanced at George half naked in his towel, then at Barkley, completely naked in his . . . nothing. A vampire and a werewolf.
I shook my head. It was obvious. I was having one of my Anita Blake dreams again. "
— Michelle Rowen (Fanged & Fabulous)



Laurell K. Hamilton

"There comes a point when you just love someone. Not because they're good, or bad, or anything really. You just love them. It doesn't mean you'll be together forever. It doesn't mean you won't hurt each other. It just means you love them. Sometimes in spite of who they are, and sometimes because of who they are. And you know that they love you, sometimes because of who you are, and sometimes in spite of it."
— Laurell K. Hamilton (Incubus Dreams)



Rachel Vincent

"It's not the length of the word; it's how well you use it!"
— Rachel Vincent



"Screw this. He’d blown his shot at nice-and-easy, which only left quick-and-brutal—my favorite way to play."
— Rachel Vincent (Rogue)



"Walking around nude in front of humans was not a good way to keep a low profile with the community. It was an excellent way to make new friends, though."
— Rachel Vincent (Rogue)



Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Life isn't finding shelter in the storm. It's about learning to dance in the rain".
-Zarek
— Sherrilyn Kenyon (Acheron)



"If you love something, set it free. If it comes back, it was, and always will be yours. If it never returns, it was never yours to begin with."
— Sherrilyn Kenyon (Unleash the Night (Dark-Hunter, #8))



"Laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live."
— Sherrilyn Kenyon (Born of Shadows)


Aggy Bird

"I stabbed him,” Flit said weakly, clutching at the tattered remains of Talon’s shirt.
“With pens,” Talon agreed.
“Is he dead?” Flit’s eyes were huge, the pupils blown black, only a sliver of color showing around the edges. He was probably going into shock.
“I don’t think so,” Talon said. “It’s pretty hard to die by pen."
— Aggy Bird (Like a Sparrow Through the Heart)