Friday Finale (23/12/2016) | LibroLiv

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Quote of the Sunday (18/12/2016) | LibroLiv

He saw her beauty, even in the half-light, she could tell, but he looked past it. Either that, or he was smart enough to see that she wanted to offer more to the world than a pretty face.

-Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale

Kristin Hannah is a New York Times Bestselling Author from California. The Nightingale is her most recent novel, and regards rural and city life in France with a WW2 backdrop. My favourite aspect of this novel is the emphasis it places on female strength. Read my review here.

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Quote of the Sunday (11/12/2016) | LibroLiv

He was a book, and he was holding his final pages, and he wanted to get to the end to find out how it went, and he didn’t want it to be over.

– Maggie Stiefvater, The Raven King

Maggie Stiefvater is an American author and car enthusiast. Her 4-book series The Raven Cycle begins with The Raven Boys, is followed by The Dream Thieves and Blue Lily, Lily Blue, and concludes with The Raven King. I read all four books this year, The Raven King upon its release, and it quickly became my favourite series of all time.

Read my review of The Raven Boys here, and my review of The Raven King here.

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Quote of the Sunday (04/12/2016) | LibroLiv

He was contemplation and enthusiasm. Ambition and strong coffee. I could have looked at him forever.

– E. Lockhart, We Were Liars

We Were Liars is a YA novel that was released in 2014, and is told from an unreliable perspective. This book focusses a lot on crime, self-acceptance, and the gravity of some mistakes. It was the winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for Young Adult Fiction. Read my full review here.

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Quote of the Sunday (27/11/2016) | LibroLiv

When they don’t love you the way you want to, you mourn that for however long you need to. But then you get back up and you remind yourself. You are not a reflection of the people who can’t love you. You will love again. You will be loved again.

 – Caitlyn Siehl

Caitlyn Siehl is an American poet from New Jersey who began her literary career just 3 years ago – she wanted to bring her pain to the surface through poetry. She is currently a student at Rutgers University, studying film and journalism in the hopes of becoming a screenwriter.