Five Friday Favorites is a weekly meme hosted by the lovely Book Badger that spotlights five favorite bookish things. Everyone is invited to join in on the fun!
I fudged the rules just a tad (sorry, Book Badger!), by featuring five favorite literary passages instead of the theme du jouer, which is secondary characters. These five books are full of poignant quotes, and I’m excited to share some of my dog-eared pages with you all! As you can see, I am a big-time fan of Ann Brashares and Beth Hoffman!
“Life is full of change, honey. That’s how we learn and grow. When we’re born, the Good Lord gives each of us a Life Book.
Chapter by chapter, we live and learn.'”-”
— Beth Hoffman (Saving CeeCee Honeycutt)
“Never tie your happiness to the tail of someone else’s kite.”
― Beth Hoffman (Looking for Me)
“She existed in her friends; there she was. All the parts of herself she’d forgotten. She knew herself best when she was with them.”
— Ann Brashares (Sisterhood Everlasting—Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants #5)
“You know what the secret is? It’s so simple. We love one another. We’re nice to one another. Do you know how rare that is?”
— Ann Brashares (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, #1)
“In a perverse way, I was glad for the stitches, glad it would show, that there would be scars. What was the point in just being hurt on the inside? It should bloody well show.”
—Janet Fitch (White Oleander)
3 thoughts on “Five Friday Favorites”
Wow … this is a big surprise! Thanks so much for featuring quotes from both my novels, you’ve made my day. Heck, you’ve made my whole weekend!
Aww shucks! I’m glad my little blog post brightened your weekend! I’m one of your biggest fans…but not in a Delores Claiborne kind of way. 😉
Ooh! I read White Oleander some years ago and loved it! I should read it again. Definitely 🙂 And I have both Beth Hoffman’s books on my reading list. Can’t wait to get to them one of these days!