Girl Power

C: “You don’t know how to fight?”

A: “No. My arms are so weak I get out of breath lifting up a powder puff”

C: ” I could teach you”

A: “Only if you let me teach you how to wear a corset”.

C: “Why would I want to do that?”

A: “Exactly”

C: “Not exactly at all. I don’t want to be a girl”. 

A: ” And I don’t want to be a soldier. I want to be a general”. 


The Beating of His Wings by Paul Hoffman


“(…)he had been responsible for the deaths of ten thousand men killed in a single day, so it was only a question of how many thousands and how many days.”

The Beating of His Wings by Paul Hoffman


“Thank you for being the Ron to my Harry. The Samwise to my Frodo. The Tom to my Huck. (…)The Watson to my Holmes(…)The Horatio to my Hamlet(…) The Sancho Panza to my Don Quixote(…) The Piglet to my Pooh”.

Best compliment one could ever hope to get. This little part made the whole trilogy worth reading to me.

The Shadow Hour by Melissa Grey


H:(…) And I did nothing“.

I:There was nothing you could have done

H:Strange how that doesn’t make the guilt go away“.

The Shadow Hour by Melissa Grey

MT: “Has anyone ever told you thy you’re too sharp for your own good?”

LB: “Too sharp, too loud, too reckless. I’ve heard it all. It’s a wonder I’m still alive”.


A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab


P: “Isn’t in your power to refuse? How can anyone force you to do anything?”

K: “He is the King. And you’re a fool, too, if you think I have a choice in the matter”. 

P: “But you do have a choice. He’s not the one who makes you savage. You make yourself savage, when you bend yourself to his will”. 

Graceling by Kristin Cashore