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Thursday Quotables – July 2nd 2015


Thursday Quotables is a weekly meme hosted by Bookshelf Fantasies. This weekly feature is the place to highlight a great quote, line, or passage discovered during your reading each week. This week I’ll be highlighting quotes from From A Distant Star by Karen McQuestion.


From A Distant Star

Author: Karen McQuestion

Publisher: Skyscape

Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Romance

Release Date: May 19th 2015

Page Count: 272

Format: eBook ARC provided by NetGalley

ISBN: 9781477830178


“People change even under the best circumstances. And when you pull them back from death’s door, well, that’s no small thing.”

“This is a very confusing planet. People believe things that aren’t true about other people just because of how they look and what kind of vehicle they drive. Why can you not wait and see who they are inside before you make a decision?”

“The sunset,” I answered. “It’s gorgeous.” It always was. A dusky, blue backdrop interrupted by slashes of light and color. From night to night it was never quite the same, but somehow it was always familiar and beautiful. And it happened every single night. If you gave it some thought, you’d wonder why all of society didn’t shut down to watch this. If we were smart, we’d be turning off our electronics, leaving our homes, and settling down on our porches and driveways just to take it in. Each night a different miracle in the sky. But no, most of us never even bothered to look out the window. While this gorgeous light show went on outside, we did the dishes and texted and argued and watched TV. We let out all of those tedious, mundane, everyday things get in the way. “Tonight it’s really pretty.”

You can find my review of From A Distant Star by Karen McQuestion HERE.


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