Quote Book: Faking Normal

I distinctly remember falling head over heels for Courtney C. Steven’s debut novel over a year ago. Faking Normal is still etched in my mind and sprang up first when I was thinking of a book to do a quote book post with. There are too many quotable lines from that one, really.

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This isn’t a direct quote from Faking Normal but it’s one of its strongest message. I can’t ever forget it. It’s just such a powerful line and I admire Courtney for giving an emphasis to it through Bodee and Alexi’s story.

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“I’d like to hold you in the mountains, like to kiss you by the sea. Take you far, far from here to a place where you feel free. Cause we are safe, we are true, we are going to make it through. Crashing worlds, falling stars, breaking all of who we are- I want infinity with you.”

― Courtney C. Stevens, Faking Normal

Ah, beautiful words. If you haven’t read Faking Normal yet, go check out my review from way back or listen to its soundtrack. I hope you find that it’s for you to read.

Credits to Unsplash for the photos used and thanks to Creative Market for always providing me amazing resources to use:

Faith & Glory ・The Very-Handy Handsketched Bundle

Have you read Faking Normal? What’s your favourite quote from it?

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Hazel @ Stay Bookish

Hazel Ureta is an advocate of stories. She is the blogger and Editor-In-Chief of Stay Bookish because she loves talking about books. She enjoys reading Young Adult novels the most and writes them too.
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  1. Angel on August 10, 2015 at 6:39 pm

    These are so beautiful and Faking Normal is already on my TBR!

  2. Aneeqah @ My Not So Real Life on August 10, 2015 at 10:39 pm

    Maaaan, these quotes and your love for it are making me want to pick up this one ASAP! This book sounds absolutely gorgeous, and these graphics are SO BEAUTIFUL. You have so much talent, Hazel. The choice of pictures + fonts is stunning.

    Thanks so much for sharing chica! <33

    • Hazel @ Stay Bookish on August 15, 2015 at 12:35 am

      YAY SO SO GLAD TO HEAR THIS. Thank you x infinity for your kind words, Aneeqah! <3

  3. Zaira Fernando on August 11, 2015 at 12:03 am

    These are so pretty!! I love that last quote! Definitely putting this on my tbr!

  4. Leigh @ Little Book Star on August 11, 2015 at 5:08 pm

    I remember reading this book and just fell in love with it. Too bad I forgot what the story’s about ugh. That’s the downside of reading lots of books. I really like the second quote and the layout! I’m always fascinated with galaxy / universe stuff.

    • Hazel @ Stay Bookish on August 15, 2015 at 12:39 am

      Book amnesia is understandable of course. I quite love galaxical designs myself too!

  5. Tanya on August 12, 2015 at 1:11 pm

    Beautiful quotes! They remind me of how much I enjoyed Faking Normal. Bodee was such an amazing character.

    • Hazel @ Stay Bookish on August 15, 2015 at 12:40 am

      Right? So much love for Bodee Lennox! Thanks for dropping by, Tanya! xo

  6. Natalie @ Flowers in my Books on August 16, 2015 at 11:49 am

    This is beautiful! Faking Normal is already on my TBR but now I might push it up a little ;)

  7. Mishma @ Chasing Faerytales on August 21, 2015 at 8:47 am

    This is gorgeous Hazel! I’ve been hesitating to read this book because I was afraid whether it will hit too close to home for me, but these quotes make me want to read it ASAP!

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