Thursday, December 13, 2012

Swoon Thursday

A HAWT meme sponsored by YA Bound. 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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Happy Thrusday and boy 'o boy do I have a swoon for you. It is from Oxford Whispers by Marion Croslydon. She graciously provided me with a copy of her book! This is a NA book (and swoon)!

Madison kept her head down. He lifted her chin with his forefinger and looked into her eyes. She had read about those moments when time stopped, when life froze and turned upside-down. Now was one of those moments.

Despite the cold and the snow, the air she breathed felt warm and sticky. The heat in her lungs soon burned her chest and radiated throughout her body.

She had to get closer to him, to bridge the foot-wide gap separating them. But he leaned toward her, lowering his head one inch at a time. His lips brushed hers, he withdrew, then he bent and kissed her again.

His mouth softened and massaged hers, fireworks exploding in her consciousness and sending shivers along her spine, extending to the tips of her breasts.
Rupert lifted her like a weightless doll against his chest and deepened their kiss. Her body was crushed against his. She wrapped her fingers around the back of his neck and let his tongue tease hers, savoring his taste, minty and salty at once. He increased the pressure and changed the angle of his head. The extra friction sent her into an agony of pleasure.

Goodreads Blurb

Madison LeBon is dead set against the dead. 

Her fresh start at Oxford University is a brand new beginning. She finally has a chance to turn the page on her psychic powers and cumbersome voodoo heritage. Snakes, dolls, ghosts, and spirits: Farewell…
Not quite.

When the tragic lovers in a painting—the subject of her first history class—begin to haunt her, she must accept her gift before life imitates art. The lovers warn her against their own nemesis, a Puritan from the English Civil War. Unfortunately, said nemesis is now going all homicidal on Madison. 

College becomes more complicated when she falls hard for Rupert Vance, a troubled aristocrat and descendant of one of the characters in the painting. With the spirit of a murderer after her, Madison realizes that her own first love may also be doomed…

What do you think? Pretty swoonworthy!! Leave me your link in the box and I'll make sure to return the comment love!


Teresa Mary Rose said...

Oh I just love New Adult! Great swoon!

My Swoon

Teresa @ Readers Live A Thousand Lives

Nerfy said...

Great swoon! Heres mine - RobynLeanne @ Fairytales and Folklore

The More the Merrier said...

Great choice! I do love a great Swoon. Which is why I'm a fan of Thursdays!!

My Swoon

Wordsmith Publicity said...

Rupert sounds like my kind of guy! LOL

Michelles Paranormal Vault Of Books said...

really good one, and a book I would like.

Here is mine from Opal
My Swoon

Val said...

Definitely swoon worthy!! *fans self*


YA Novelties said...

I have not read this book yet. Sounds good. *Runs to put it on my to-read list!*

-Jenny@YA Novelties

Magen Corrie said...

Oh oh my!! I love that swoon!! Great pick! Haven't heard of this book, but it sounds really good!!

Thanks for sharing that lovely swoon:)

Magen Corrie

Unknown said...

An awesome swoon. One that has definitely captured my attention. Going to go and check out the book now.

Thanks for stopping by my swoon :)

Marilyn @ Marilyn's Mystery Blog

Naomi Hop said...

Love it!! Definitely want to know more!! Thanx for sharing!!

Here's My Swoon!
Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace

Catarina said...

Rupert sounds very swoon worthy! Great swoon!

Here's My Swoon!

@Reading and Things

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