16 Swoon-Worthy Quotes About Love From YA Books

Spoiler alert: Love is worth everything. Everything.” 

Romantic, honest, and whimsical - these quotes about love from Young Adult books capture the depth of meaningful connections. We hope they make you smile and remind you of the beauty and wonder of love. 

And if you're looking for a new read full of romance, check out this post: 12 Books With Love Stories That'll Stay In Your Heart. ❤️

16 Swoon-worthy Quotes About Love From YA Books

1. “Holding Eleanor's hand was like holding a butterfly. Or a heartbeat. Like holding something complete, and completely alive.” Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor & Park

2. “As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.” John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

3. “And we were kissing like drowning people breathe-- like suddenly we'd discovered something that has never been so sweet before that moment.” Morgan Matson, Amy & Roger's Epic Detour

4. “Why do his words get to come out all flawlessly Times New Roman, and mine are, like, Wingdings?” Elise Bryant, Happily Ever Afters 

5. “Love is scary: it changes; it can go away. That's the part of the risk. I don't want to be scared anymore.” Jenny Han, To All the Boys I've Loved Before

6. “She's scared. And I wish I could tell her that I am too, that I don't know how it'll work. But if we could just hold hands a bit longer maybe we could figure it out.” Loan Le, A Pho Love Story

7. “Maybe the ending isn't even really the point. Just as long as there was a happy somewhere along the way.” Kacen Callender, This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story

8. “The things is, you don't forfeit your whole world to prove your feelings to someone. You bring your worlds together. You get more world, not less.” Justin A. Reynolds, Opposite of Alway

9. “I know it's difficult to bare your heart, but it's the least stupid thing in the world.” Emery Lord, The Start of Me and You

10. “The way I feel about him is like a heartbeat -- soft and persistent, underlying everything.” Becky Albertalli, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

11. “Turns out there's a reason they call it falling in love, because when it happens - really happens - that's exactly how it feels. There's no doing or trying, you just let go and hope that someone's going to be there to catch you.” Jenna Evans Welch, Love & Gelato

12. “'Because you go somewhere else when you read. I want to go there with you.' We sat there and I read aloud, my back to Brett’s chest. He pulled me a little closer, held me a little tighter. And this time, we escaped together.” Alex Light, The Upside of Falling

13. “Love is when your weirdness matches up with someone else’s weirdness.” Cameron Lund, The Best Laid Plans

14. “We all just want to love who we want to love.” David Yoon, Frankly In Love

15. "People are like cities: We all have alleys and gardens and secret rooftops and places where daisies sprout between the sidewalk cracks, but most of the time all we let each other see is is a postcard glimpse of a skyline or a polished square. Love lets you find those hidden places in another person, even the ones they didn’t know were there, even the ones they wouldn’t have thought to call beautiful themselves." Hilary T. Smith, Wild Awake 

16. Spoiler alert: Love is worth everything. Everything.” Nicola Yoon, Everything, Everything

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