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Happily Ever After

Harriet Evans

Top 10 Best Quotes

“Everyone's allowed to be in love with the wrong person at some point. In fact, it's a mistake not to be.”

“I fell in love with you that summer all those years ago. I never really told you, because of everything that happened. But I suppose I've been in love with you ever since. Everything's been wrong with us, timing -wise. Hasn't it? I just wanted you to know I wasn't an idiot, some stupid bastard who wanted to hurt you. I could never do that to you. There were reasons.”

“She missed him. And she was scared, deep down, because she felt him pulling away from her, and even though he assured her he wasn't, she didn't believe him.”

“I think sometimes the bits of your life happen in the wrong order, or all at the same time and you waste time feeling angry about it, but that's the way it is, it's real life. You meet the person who you think could make you happy the rest of your life, but at the same time your ex-girlfriend who's told you umpteen times she never wants to see you again tells you you're going to be a dad.' Elle took up the story. 'And then you move to another country and then the next time you see that person, even though its like no time has passed, you sleep together and then - your mum dies' She gave a short, sad laugh. 'Yep that's rubbish timing”

“She was different. She liked hearing it, because she wanted to recall just enough of it to remember that she never wanted to go back to being the person she'd been before.”

“I want to be happy. To make someone else happy. To do my job well, be a good person”

“She had lost him. Lost him because she'd let him go. And she could not allow herself to regret that decision.”

“She didn't want to forget how deeply she had loved him, how important it had been to her; she felt as if to discard the memory would be a betrayal of her younger self.”

“Why is someone only passionate about books if they're into literary books that win prizes? Why can't you be passionate about books and only read romance?”

“WHY did she do this? She was a terrible drunk texter. All the things she wanted to say to people during the day came out at night, like a vampire.”

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Book Keywords:

memories, losing-someone, verge-if-breaking-up, confessions, regret, heartache, endings, distancing, losing-faith, bad-timing, drunk-dialing, texting, wants, wisdom, life, break-ups, the-past, love, funny, moving-on, timing, nostalgia, drunken-behaviour

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