My Top 10 Favorite Quotes
by K. Ferrin, author
There are so many writers out there who have managed to capture something profound, or gut-wrenching, world changing, or just plain unexpected and funny in the words they’ve added to the page. As I read, I love capturing them for easy reference later. I’ve saved an impressive number of these on my Kindle over the years, and I am excited to share a selection of some of my favorites!
“People can do terrible things when they feel safe and powerful.”
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers
“Of course, you couldn’t stab a stranger in the heart with one of their fence boards, but they sure looked nice.”
Wake of Vultures by Lila Bowen
“If Spells could be cast by pure drama of gesture, she would have been a veritable sorceress.”
Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho
“The things we hold in reverence reflect our nature,” said Fren. “Warlike people worship jealous gods and build their altars of steel. Those who love wealth build their altars of gold. Content people build their altars of love.”
The Summer Dragon by Todd Lockwood
“You know… no matter what you do, people are going to expect you to be someone you’re not. But if you’re clever and lucky and work your butt off, then you get to be surrounded by people who expect you to be the person you wish you were.”
All the Birds in the Sky by Jane Anders
“We lived, as usual, by ignoring. Ignoring isn’t the same as ignorance, you have to work at it.”
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
“There are some awful things in the world, it’s true, but there are also some great books.”
Among Others by Jo Walton
“Let’s start with the end of the world, why don’t we?”
The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
“I am tired of denying myself what I want for fear of breaking things I cannot fix.”
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
“We die a little every day and by degrees we’re reborn into different men, older men in the same clothes, with the same scars.”
King of Thorns by Mark Lawrence
Across the Darkling Sea
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult
Release Date: November 12, 2016
Synopsis: Across the Darkling Sea is the first book in the new serial fantasy series Magicfall, by K. Ferrin!
Magic is forbidden in Brielle, but that never stopped Evelyn. Until Now. Because Evelyn has discovered she is magic, and now she is running for her life.
Her only hope is on an island cloaked in shadow, an island of dark magic and even darker beasts. An island warlocks call home.
Evelyn’s friends have turned against her, her own mother tried to kill her, and the place she calls home has banished her. Hidden away in the belly of a riverboat, a stowaway, her journey begins.
Across the Darkling Sea is book one in a serial series. Each book is roughly 50,000 words or about 150 pages. To emphasize, this is a serial series, meaning it’s one story that stretches across multiple books.
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