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The Upside of Falling

Alex Light

Top 10 Best Quotes

“People always talk about falling in love but no one ever talks about falling out of it.”

“I mean, there’s a reason all books end right after the couple gets together. No one wants to keep reading long enough to see the happily ever after turn into an unhappily ever after. Right?”

“Could love really make the world stop? Why did it make every female character feel alive? Wasn’t she alive before she met him?”

“Because you go somewhere else when you read. I want to go there with you”

“People leave, Brett. It's not our fault got not giving them a reason to stay. It's their fault for not finding one. You know?”

“He plucked the book from my hands, inspected the cover. “I recognize this one. Haven’t you read this, like, a hundred times?” “Twenty, actually,” I said, snatching it back. “Today marks the twenty-first time.” He grinned. Shook his head. “What?” I asked. “Nothing. Nothing at all,” he said, jerking his chin toward the book on my legs. “Read to me.” "Why?” “Because you go somewhere else when you read. I want to go there with you.” We sat there and I read aloud, my back to Brett’s chest. He pulled me a little closer, held me a little tighter. And this time, we escaped together.”

“It was like, if love couldn’t exist in reality, at least it was alive in fiction.”

“It feels like the world is going to explode when I kiss you,” I whispered. “Then let it explode,” she said.”

“They’re feeding vulnerable readers lies about love and life and we’re buying into it like mindless consumers.”

“Reading helps me. It’s like I’m in another world when I read. And all the problems in my life don’t exist anymore. It helps.”

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Book Keywords:

ya, romance

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