What I’ve Learned:
1. A girl can lose feelings for you over night.
2. A kiss can be just that, a kiss. Completely meaningless.
3. Love can be one sided but I still wonder if that is love at all
4. Never beg for someone to stay or to love you. You shouldn’t have to beg for someone to be a part of your life or to love you. You deserve better than that.
5. Stop breaking your ribs to make space for those who do not belong there.
6. Learning to breathe again is harder than the doctors said it would be.
7. I don’t know what hurts more at night; being alone or being in love.
8. Laying with someone in bed at night is temporary. It won’t get rid of the lonely. You will still wake up and leave in the morning with a heavy heart and no hand to hold.
9. Sometimes the sky rains gasoline instead of water and you have to be strong enough and ignore the urge to set yourself on fire.
10. I will be okay someday. Bad things happen for no reason sometimes and things end but that shouldn’t mean you should come to an end too. The ocean will always have waves; I just have to learn to swim through them for a bit longer.
11. The stretch marks I left on my mother from birth will not be another suicide letter I never finished.

  — Oliver Nolau (via cybergirlfriend)

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But with her, I didn’t glance around to see who was staring before I kissed her and held her in my arms. I simply did it. Because it didn’t matter who was looking, for the first time in my life I didn’t care. And that’s how I know she is different.

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People need to be encouraged. People need to be reminded of how wonderful they are. People need to be believed in—told that they are brave and smart and capable of accomplishing all the dreams they dream and more. Remind each other of this.

  — Stacey Jean Speer (via mywhisperedcolors)

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Books & Cupcakes Thank You Book Giveaway!

Hello everyone!! ::waves:: I am thrilled to be hosting this giveaway!! I can’t believe Books & Cupcakes has reached over 10,000 followers! You are all amazing and fantastic!  This giveaway is just my small way to say thank you to everyone who follows me, reads my reviews, partakes in the book photo challenge, and sends me lovely messages.  I wanted to do something nice for you all as a thank you for your love and support! Thank you all so much!! xoxo Jessica

Guidelines:

  • This book giveaway will be open WORLDWIDE thanks to the book depository! 
  • The winner will be able to choose one of the above books. 
  • Since this is a thank you to my followers, you must be following this blog. I do check! 
  • You can enter by reblogging and liking this post. There is not a limit to how many times you can reblog this but please be courteous of those who follow you. 
  • The giveaway ends May 30th. I will chose the winner at 12 noon Eastern Time (United States and Canada). The winner will have 24 hours to respond before I pick a new winner. 
  • As a winner you need to be comfortable with giving me your address so I can ship the book to you. I pinky promise not to stalk you!

Good luck, fingers crossed that you win and may the odds be ever in your favor!