Kids definitely go into bookstores after reading 'Twilight' and want something else like it.
With a young-adult series, you need to get a lot of books out on the market quickly. Teenagers aren't going to wait years and years for the next book.
I love to walk into Borders or Barnes & Noble and see my books there. It's fabulous.
I don't write women who are weak or simpering.
I've seen a big shift, especially in my classroom, with women standing up and demanding respect. That's in every woman, whether 16, 26, 56.
I'm from a family of teachers. My father would drown me in the bathtub if my daughter didn't graduate from college. I don't care who she is or what she does. Just get the diploma.
Vampires and teens have a lot in common. Teens have surging hormones, vampires have surging blood lust. Teenagers think they're immortal.
no matter what bullshit you heard, hes still mine! he'll always be mine
Sometimes the people closest to you betray you, and your home isn't a place you can be happy anymore.
Mercy is stronger than your sword.
And kissing him is like sucking on alcohol-soaked feet.
A lot of men wouldn't like being called a romantic. It's not macho enough.' Quite often men are fools.
Surrender is a powerful force.
We are all affected by our pasts, but it is within our power not to let what we have done to dictate what we will do.
I've found that the way a person feels about cats-and the way they feel about him or her in return-is usually an excellent gauge by which to measure a person's character
Gender preference does not define you. Your spirit defines you.
I seek strength, not to be greater than other, but to fight my greatest enemy, the doubts within myself
I prefer my water in wine form.
Choose battles that you can win without losing your heart and your soul.
Give me strength, not to be better than my enemies, but to defeat my greatest enemy, the doubts within myself. Give me strength for a straight back and clear eyes, so when life fades, as the setting sun, my spirit may come to you without shame.
Battle scars from the war of good versus evil have a unique beauty all their own.
Remember, darkness does not always equate to evil, just as light does not always bring good.
If you have good friends, no matter how much life is sucking , they can make you laugh.
I am not a morning person. Never have been - never want to be. As a matter of fact, I am vaguely distrustful of people who bound out of bed early like demented puppies. It's barbaric to wake up before 9:00 a.m.
cats choose us; we don't own them
Like pleasure, beauty should be savored and enjoyed
Friendship can only be addition to, not a substitute for true love
True love wasn't found in good hair or the right clothes, make-up or shoes. True love was found in the soul - as was wisdom and compassion
Ancient mirror Macick mirror Shades of gray Hidden Forbidden Within, away Part the mist Macick kissed Call the fey Reveal the past The spell is cast I save the day!
I know dead. I've been there, done that and got the freakin' T-shirt.
Time to grow up. Time to stop bawling. Time to do SOMETHING. And that means, if I'm not sleeping, my nerd-herd isn't sleeping either-sun or no sun.
I'll find you again. Even if it takes a hundred of those years.
People today, vampyres and humans alike, believe the earth is just a dead thing that they live on-that it is somehow wrong or evil or barbaric to listen to the voices of the souls of the world, and so the heart and the nobility of an entire way of life dried up and withered away...
There were worse things than dying, and those worse things happened to the people you left behind.
When you make mistakes, whether they are from this life or another, learn from them- then they become opportunities
Bat, pigeon, ravens - I don't care about distinctions right now. Any fluttery, flappy thing is not cool with me.
Warrior, when you pledge yourself to the service of a High Priestess, the goal is not to frighten her to death but to protect your lady from death.
Zoey: Wait! Don't go yet. I have so many questions. Nyx: Life will reveal to you the choices you must make to answer them.
She's easy to lead around, a shiny present here, a pretty compliment there, and you have true love and a popped cherry sacrificed to the god of deception and hormones. Young girls are so ridiculous-so predictably easy.