Thursday, January 24, 2013

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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I read this one last week, and it was just as good as Pushing the Limits. I liked Noah better than Ryan, but still this story was great! Here's the beginning of my swoon:

"You're soft," he whispers.
I knot my fingers in his hair, guiding his head to mine. 
"You talk too much."
"I do," he agrees and his lips finally meet mine.
It's an innocent kiss at first. Soft lips meeting; a gentle pressure that creates a slow burn. The type of kiss you give to someone that means something. This isn't the type of kiss to be wasted on me. But still, I prolong it by taking his lower lip into mine and I touch his smooth face.


"I dare you..."

If anyone knew the truth about Beth Risk's home life, they'd send her mother to jail and seventeen-year-old Beth who knows where. So she protects her mom at all costs. Until the day her uncle swoops in and forces Beth to choose between her mom's freedom and her own happiness. That's how Beth finds herself living with an aunt who doesn't want her and going to a school that doesn't understand her. At all. Except for the one guy who shouldn't get her, but does....

Ryan Stone is the town golden boy, a popular baseball star jock-with secrets he can't tell anyone. Not even the friends he shares everything with, including the constant dares to do crazy things. The craziest? Asking out the Skater girl who couldn't be less interested in him.

But what begins as a dare becomes an intense attraction neither Ryan nor Beth expected. Suddenly, the boy with the flawless image risks his dreams-and his life-for the girl he loves, and the girl who won't let anyone get too close is daring herself to want it all....

What's your swoon this week? 


I Heart YA Books said...

Oh, I can't wait to read this book! Great swoon Ashley! :)

My swoon:

Teresa Mary Rose said...

Ohh I am DYING to read this book! I cannot wait! Great swoon!

My Swoon

Teresa @ Readers Live A Thousand Lives

Unknown said...

Great swoon! Can't wait to read Dare You To
Here's my swoon:

Unknown said...

Great pick! This is a cute meme, I'm going to have to try it one week =)

Anonymous said...

I loved this book, totally swoon-worthy and delicious :)

The More the Merrier said...

That was nice and hot! I really need to read more Contemporary books they all seem pretty hot.
Thanks for visiting my Swoon.

Unknown said...

Wow, nice swoony moment. This is another book I have waiting for me on my Kindle. So many books with hot little time.

Michelle :)

Lindy Gomez said...

OMG Ashley! Your Swoon is Hotttt!!! Better than mine. LOL I can't wait to read this book. I read Pushing the Limits, and now it's one of my favs! Thanks for stopping my blog by the way :) I look forward to seeing your future Swoons. I think I need to up my hot factor in my swoons...I love following your blog and I hope you're enjoying reading mine too :)

Lindy@ A Bookish Escape

Alyssa said...






Can it be May now? :)

Thanks for sharing this little slice of heaven! And for stopping by my blog :)

Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

Reese's Reviews said...

OOOH! Wow! I have yet to read Pushing the Limits so when I do I am sure this swoon more! Thank you for dropping by the page and I hope maybe one day you can work past your fear and read the Razorland series! 8) Truly love your rating system btw!

Magen Corrie said...

OHMYGOD! I cannot wait to read this book!!!! That was a wonderful teaser!! I'M DYING NOW!! Need this book!

Thanks for sharing :D

Magen Corrie
~Corrie the Book Crazed Girl

Unknown said...

Oh my! That's a great swoon. Think I'm going to have to add this book to my TBR list.

Thanks for stopping by Ashley :)

Marilyn @ Marilyn's Mystery Blog

Val said...

The cover is a swoon too! This one sounds great.


Naomi Hop said...

I can't wait to get into this book, I got it last week!! Whoop whoop!!

Sorry I’m late, but thanx for visiting my SWOON!
Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace

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