Wednesday, March 20, 2013

My Favorite Quotes/Lines - Eleanor & Park

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

* Book read via NetGalley

“She only came back when she felt like it, in dreams and lies and broken-down déjà vu”

“Dude, would you want to fight a drunk monkey?”  They’re fucking huge.”

“That girl—all of them—hated Eleanor before they’d even laid eyes on her. Like they’d been hired to kill her in a past life.”

“Any cliché you’ve ever heard used to describe Clint Eastwood, those were Eleanor’s eyes.”

Maybe I’m some sort of perverted cartoon-sexual.”

“Maybe this was why so many people said it felt better to drive a stick shift.”

Jesus. Was it possible to rape somebody’s hand?”

“She could kiss him—or head-butt him—before he’d ever have a chance to pull away.”

“No, I love your name. I don’t want to cheat myself out of a single syllable.”

“I don’t like you,” he said. “I need you.”

“You have magic eyes,” she whispered. “And you make me feel like a cannibal.”

“He didn’t have bookmarklike feelings for her.”

“She was like one of those dogs who’ve tasted human blood and can’t stop biting. A walrus who’d tasted blood.”

“I’ll cross the sky for you.”

“You think you can intimidate me with your swanlike good looks, but I’m not that kind of girl.”

“Life’s a bastard.”

“The me that’s me right now is yours. Always.”

“Just three words long.”

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