noah shaw quotes

“You’re supposed to say, ‘All I want is your happiness. I’ll do whatever it takes, even if it means being without you.’”
“Sorry,” Noah said. “I’m just not that big of a person.” -
Michelle Hodkin, The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer

Wait,” I said as Noah slipped a book from a shelf and headed toward the door. “Where are you going?”
“To read?”
But I don’t want you to.
“But I need to go home,” I said, my eyes meeting his. “My parents are going to kill me.”
“Taken care of. You’re at Sophie’s house.”
I loved Sophie.
“So I’m…staying here?”
“Daniel’s covering for you.”
I loved Daniel.
“Where’s Katie?” I asked, trying to sound casual.
“Eliza’s house.” I loved Eliza.
“And your parents?” I asked.
“Some charity thing.”
I loved charity.
“So why are you going to read when I’m right here?
—  Michelle Hodkin, The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer