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Since i couldn't remember the "real" first time i'd lost my virginity, this would have become my de facto first time. I wanted a better story then: I did it with this boy who i wasn't very into and who had mysterious Gaterade breath; in his room decorated with sports equipment; at least he was nice enough to provide condoms and get his ancient, horny dog to leave us along.

- Gabrielle Zevin, Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac

But I wondered if all this kissing was a bad habit with him and me. The thing we did with our mouths instead of talking.

- Gabrielle Zevin

They should tell you when you’re born: have a suitcase heart, be ready to travel.

- Gabrielle Zevin

...an irresistible of why we read and why we love.We are not quite novels.We are not quite short stories.In the end, we are collected works.

- Gabrielle Zevin

But now, at this moment, you can't hook your boat to mine, 'cause I'm liable to sink us both. (222)

- Gabrielle Zevin, Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac

Wounds are like water set to boil – they heal best left unwatched...

- Gabrielle Zevin

When I was in my twenties and broke, I'd buy books before food. A meal will sustain you for a few hours, a good book will sustain you for life.

- Gabrielle Zevin

I do not believe in God. I have no religion. But this to me is as close to a church as I have known in this life. It is a holy place. With bookstores like this, I feel confident in saying that there will be a book business for a very long time.

- Gabrielle Zevin, The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

I know he's a good person. And he said he was sorry. And I love him. And when you love a person, you have to forgive him sometimes.

- Gabrielle Zevin

It's a tragic fact to die in an accident

- Gabrielle Zevin

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.