February 7, 2013

Hey, pretty readers, it’s that time again! Are you ready to get your swoon on?

The lovely ladies over at YA Bound created this hot little meme, and if you’re new to the game, here’s how to join in the fun:

From the book you’re currently reading, or one you just finished, tell us what made you SWOON. What got your heart pounding, your skin tingling, and your stomach fluttering.

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swooned over Patch from the Hush, Hush series by Becca Fitzpatrick.

scenes between Nora & Patch

“You possess other people’s…bodies.”

He accepted that statement with a nod.

“Do you want to possess my body?”

“I want to do a lot of things to your body, but that’s not one of them.”


“He trapped my hand against his chest and yanked my sleeve down past my wrist, covering my hand with it. Just as quickly, he did the same thing with the other sleeve. He held my shirt by the cuffs, my hands captured. My mouth opened in protest.

Reeling me closer, he didn’t stop until I was directly in front of him. Suddenly he lifted me onto the counter. My face was level with his. He fixed me with a dark, inviting smile. And that’s when I realized this moment had been dancing around the edge of my fantasies for several days now.

“Take off your hat,” I said, the words tumbling out before I could stop them.

He slid it around, the brim facing backward.

I scooted to the edge of the counter, my legs dangling one on either side of him. Something inside of me was telling me to stop—but I swept that voice to the far back of my mind.

He spread his hands on the counter, just outside my hips. Tilting his head to one side, he moved closer. His scent, which was all damp dark earth, overwhelmed me.

I inhaled two sharp breaths. No. This wasn’t right. Not this, not with Patch. He was frightening. In a good way, yes. But also in a bad way. A very bad way.

“You should go,” I breathed. “You should definitely go.”

“Go here?” His mouth was on my shoulder. “Or here?” It moved up my neck.

My brain couldn’t process one logical thought. Patch’s mouth was roaming north, up over my jaw, gently sucking at my skin…

“My legs are falling asleep,” I blurted. It wasn’t a total lie. I was experiencing tingling sensations all
through my body, legs included.

“I could solve that.” Patch’s hands closed on my hips.” 

swooned over Sydney and Adrian from The Golden Lily by Richelle Mead. Though, she wants to warn that her swoons might be a little spoilerish for those that haven’t read it yet.

scenes between Sydney & Adrian

“He shouldn’t have said that,” repeated Adrian, eerily serious. He leaned his face toward mine. “I don’t care if he’s not the emotional type or the complimentary type or what. No one can look at you in this dress, in all that fire and god, and start talking about anachronisms. If I were him, I would have said, ‘You are the most beautiful creature I have eve seen walking this earth.’”


“Why?” he asked. “Because it was the closest I could get to doing this.”

He reached out and pulled me to him, one hand on my waist and the other behind my neck. He tipped my head up and lowered his lips to mine. I closed my eyes and melted as my whole body was consumed in that kiss. I was nothing. I was everything, Chills ran over my skin, and fire burned inside me. His body pressed closer to mine, and I wrapped my arms around his neck. His lips were warmer and softer than anything I could have ever imagined, yet fierce and pwerful at the same time. Mine responded hungrily, and I tightened my hold on him. His fingers slid down the back of my neck, tracing its shape, and every place they touched was electric. “

Review: (from Celeste & Jag) HERE

So, tell us, loves, read anything recently that made your heart pitter-patter a little quicker?

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