“We tell ourselves there are reasons for the things that happen, but we’re just telling ourselves stories. We make them up. They don’t mean anything”
“Where do you start someone’s story when life has more than one thread and what we call birth is not the only beginning, nor is death exactly an end.”
“…it annoys me that when girls know what they want and how they’re going to get it, they’re seen as cocky. But guys who know what they want? They’re confident or strong.”
Wow! Just wow! My favourite story is that of Kambirinachi. With several major themes like depression, abuse, suicide, loss and love, the author was able to tell a beautiful story.
Author: Patricia MarquesRating: 3 of 5 stars About Book In an alternative present-day Lisbon, a small percentage of the population have been diagnosed as Gifted – having telepathic or telekinetic powers. Along with the power comes a stigma and suspicion that Gifted Inspector Isabel Reis with the Lisbon Police Force knows only too well. When…
“Do not ask how many people you will save. Ask, to what world will you save them?”
“You must believe in your choices and stay true to your heart, your goodness.”
Ezra watches them leave with a bemused expression, then turns to me. “I have a really strong feeling that on Wednesdays, they wear pink.”
“Having something, even if in the past, is better than nothing at all”.
“When money and morality intersect, the results can illuminate intriguing truths about human character.”
A faint smile played about Josie’s lips and Eleanor wondered what she was dreaming. Just a young girl with a young girl’s dreams. Eleanor would let her remain that- at least for a few more hours.
“You deserve to be here. You deserve to exist. You deserve to take up space in this world of men.”