9 Quotes from Fantasy Queen Cassandra Clare

9 Quotes from Fantasy Queen Cassandra Clare

Known for her extensive series the Shadowhunter Chronicles, Cassandra Clare is no novice in the urban fantasy field. Drawing upon pagan and Judeo-Christian mythology, Clare reinvents old stories to tell new tales for the modern age.   Integrating romance, action, and humor into her books, Cassandra Clare invents new worlds and characters that leave her readers curious and hungry for more. Here are ten quotes to peak your interest. 1.    “One must always be careful of books,” said Tessa, “and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.” ― Clockwork Angel   2.    “It means ‘Shadowhunters: …

7 Quotes to Make You Wild about Jen Wilde

7 Quotes to Make You Wild about Jen Wilde

Known for her debut book, Queens of Geek, exploring fandom and self-love, Jen Wilde is an emerging talent in the Young-Adult world. Known for inspiring empathy for her characters, and discussing themes of mental illness, racial diversity, and queerness in her books, Jen Wilde’s books are a must read. Here are seven quotes showing why.   1.    “You can’t pick and chose whose equality you support. That’s not equality.” ―  Queens of Geek 2.    “Haven’t you heard? Nerds are cool now.” ―  Queens of Geek 3.    “I’m forever observing, trying to learn how to be an adult human being by …

10 Quotes from the Demigod of Young-Adult Fantasy, Rick Riordan

10 Quotes from the Demigod of Young-Adult Fantasy, Rick Riordan

Known for spinning tales of ancient mythology coexisting in the modern world, and young heroes navigating the space between two worlds, Rick Riordan is considered to be one of the best fantasy authors of this day. Author of the best-selling Percy Jackson series and the Heroes of Olympics series, Rick Riordan infuses his stories with sharp humor, Greek and Roman mythology, and on point pop culture references. Here are ten quotes from some of his best works.     1.     “With great power… comes great need to take a nap. Wake me up later.” ― The Last Olympian 2.    “If …

11 Quotes from Amazing YA Author Alice Oseman

11 Quotes from Amazing YA Author Alice Oseman

Alice Oseman is one of my current all-time Young-Adult authors. Her books Solitare and Radio Silence explore the real, existential struggles of millennial characters with wit and respect, never downplaying their truths or heartaches.   Here are eleven quotes showcasing how Alice Oseman is the voice of a new literary generation. 1.    “And I’m platonically in love with you.” “That was literally the boy-girl version of ‘no homo’, but I appreciate the sentiment.” ― Radio Silence 2.    “I wonder- if nobody is listening to my voice, am I making any sound at all?” ― Radio Silence 3.    “All I know …

10 Quotes from Queer Literary Favorite Adam Silvera

10 Quotes from Queer Literary Favorite Adam Silvera

In honor of Pride Month, no LGBTQ+ reader should go without at least having heard of Adam Silvera. Best-selling author of More Happy Than Not and History is All You Left Me, Adam Silvera writes heartbreakingly beautiful queer books for teens and adults. Here are ten quotes from his books that will provide the bitter to your sweet for the month of June.   1.    “There’s nothing wrong with someone saving my life, I’ve realized, especially when I can’t trust myself to get the job done right. People need people. That’s that.” ― History Is All You Left Me   …