Maile Meloy: Author Bio About and Best Quotes

Ten of My Favorite Maile Meloy Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Maile Meloy, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Maile Meloy you will find my Ten favorites of Maile Meloy’s quotes. 

About Maile Meloy

Among Maile Meloy’s books are Liars and Saints and A Family Daughter, as well as Half in Love and Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It (awarded one of the 10 Best Books of the Year by the New York Times Book Review). She has also written an award-winning trilogy for young readers, Apothecary. A winner of the PEN/Malamud Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship, she was named one of Granta’s Best Young American Novelists. June 6, 2017 will mark the release of her new novel for adults, Do Not Become Alarmed.

Born: Helena, Montana, The United States
Twitter: mailemeloy
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Children’s

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Popular Quotes

“Children were experiments, and his had failed.”
― Maile Meloy, Both Ways is the Only Way I Want It

 “We’re creating little hedonists,’ Frank used to say. ‘Nothing will be as pleasurable as this for the rest of their lives. They’ll search everywhere for something that can measure up, and nothing will.”
― Maile Meloy, Both Ways is the Only Way I Want It

“To be a kid is to be invisible and to listen, and to interpret things that aren’t necessarily meant for you to hear–because how else do you find out about the world?”
― Maile Meloy, The Apothecary

 “Now, alone on the roof, Valentine looked at her shoes and wished people would either stay or go away, but not constantly coming back and leaving again.”
― Maile Meloy, Both Ways is the Only Way I Want It

 “His heart felt dangerously full, for the first time in years. That dried-up battered organ, suddenly flush with love. It could kill him.”
― Maile Meloy, Both Ways is the Only Way I Want It

 “The force with which he wanted it both ways made him grit his teeth. What kind of fool wanted it only one way?”
― Maile Meloy, Both Ways is the Only Way I Want It

“I guess if everyone was blind, and you tried to describe vision to them, it would sound crazy and made up.”
― Maile Meloy, The Apprentices

 “She craved a family, not having had enough of one to understand what a pain in the ass it was.”
― Maile Meloy, Both Ways is the Only Way I Want It

“At the simplicity of the gesture, he felt a pang: the raw nerve of his loneliness exposed.”
― Maile Meloy, Both Ways is the Only Way I Want It

“I baptize you in the name of the conservation of energy. What comes around goes around.”
― Maile Meloy

10 Famous Quotes by Author Maile Meloy

So there you have it my Ten favorite quotes by Maile Meloy, please comment below and share your favorite quotes by the fantastic author Maile Meloy.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Maile Meloy. 

One Final Bonus – Maile Meloy Quote 

“We have to think of a question that we wouldn’t otherwise want to answer.’

He stood over the pot, looking down at the leaves. ‘Something like, Who do you fancy?’

That might work,’ I said, even though it was the last question I wanted to answer. But it was impossible, suddenly, to tell a lie.

Benjamin took a deep sniff over the steam and turned to me. ‘All right,’ he said. ‘So who do you fancy?’

I hesitated. ‘Fancy means like, right?’ I said stalling.

Of course.’

I gritted my teeth against the answer coming out. but I couldn’t stop myself. ‘You,’ I said helplessly.”

― Maile Meloy, The Apothecary

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