You were honest and hardworking and kind. You were polite and patient and more mature than any guy I’d dated before. And when we were together, you listened in a way that made me feel like I was the only woman in the world. You made me feel complete and spending time with you just seemed right.
The Wedding by Nicholas Sparks
Don’t take my advice. Or anyone’s advice. Trust yourself. For good or for bad, happy or unhappy, it’s your life, and what you do with it has always been entirely up to you.
The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks
And that is how change happens. One gesture. One person. One moment at a time.
The Sweet Far Thing by Libba Bray
Life can be unfair and unkind, but sometimes we just have to let go and let fate take over.
Plastic Hearts by Lisa De Jong
I didn’t want it to be one good memory that led to a lot of bad ones. I wanted it to stay what it was, one amazing moment, something that was strong and sweet enough to stand on its own. Something I could remember without any pain.
Perfect You by Elizabeth Scott
Being in love is a strange thing. Even when you hate the person for saying or doing something, you don’t stop loving them. You may want to or even go as far to say you won’t, but when you love them, truly love them, it never goes away.
Black Flag by Shey Stahl
Did you ever think about all of the nights you lived through and can’t remember? The ones that were so mundane your brain just didn’t bother to record them. Hundreds, maybe thousands of nights come and go without being preserved by our memory. Does that ever freak you out? Like maybe your mind recorded all of the wrong nights?
Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick
The more I thought about it, the more I worried I wouldn’t be good enough.
Darkhouse by Karina Halle
Here’s the thing about broken hearts: You can always survive them. Always. No matter how deep the hurt, the capacity to heal and move on is even stronger.
Summer at Willow Lake by Susan Wiggs
The truth was, he now belonged only to my past, and it was time I began to accept it, as much as it hurt to do so.
Easy by Tammara Webber
It’s just the most amazing thing to love a dog, isn’t it? It makes our relationships with people seem as boring as a bowl of oatmeal.
Marley and Me by John Grogan
The first time I’d ever felt happy—and I mean ever—was when I’d been lying in my bed, staring out my window, watching the stars shine harmoniously with one another.
The Fallen Star by Jessica Sorensen
Life is always uncertain. We cannot let the fear of what might happen stop us living as we choose.
The Rose Garden by Susanna Kearsley
When you love, you open yourself up to numerous vulnerabilities and worries and responsibilities you never imagined existed because suddenly there’s someone else in the world who’s more important to you than you are. That’s what makes it so tough.
A Fallow Heart by Linda Kage
Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow-creatures is amusing in itself.
Oceana by James Anthony Froude