September was a great month! I found several new books that will definitely be waiting for friends and family beneath the Christmas tree, and some that I will carry with me in my heart beyond that. Here are a few of my favorite quotes from books I read in the past few weeks.
Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers
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The outside world is a treacherous place for seventeen year-old Maddy. One breath of unfiltered air could send her into a fatal downward spiral. She lives enclosed in a safe, sterile environment with only her mother and nurse for company. Then one day movers come, bringing with them a new family and a boy dressed in black. A boy Maddy longs to know. And suddenly her world is too small.
Maddy’s narrative is accompanied by random snippets: super short movie synopses, clever charts and definitions that speak to Maddy’s state of mind, and transcripts of instant messages exchanged between Maddy and Olly.
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