Thursday, March 14, 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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Happy Thursday Everyone! I just finished reading the most wonderful books yesterday, one of which is an amazingly swoony adult novel, Leo by Mia Sheridan. I just reviewed it and included a few swoony quotes. But I also read Unbroken, a new release as well. It is super hot and angsty! Here's my swoon:

The look in his eye is deadly determined. 
I close my eyes. It's all too much.
"Emerson..." I whisper. Even in the dark of my mind, I can see him perfectly. His presence fills every one of my senses, a wave of pure longing. I can hear the ragged sound of his breath, uneven; feel every shift and motion of his body through the thin air between us. 
Then he touches me. His finger brushes against my cheek, tracing down my jaw, my throat, along my collarbone. I let out a gasp, my skin burning to his touch.
Every cell in my body crackles with electricity. Everything I have cries out for more.
"Say no." Emerson's whisper is thick with desire.
I blink, my mind foggy and confused.
"Tell me 'no,' and I'll stop." His lips dip to my neck and press softly, kissing tiny fresh shivers through my body.

"Mom always told me there are two kinds of love in this world: the steady breeze, and the hurricane. Emerson Ray was my hurricane…"

Juliet McKenzie was an innocent eighteen-year old when she spent the summer in Cedar Cove—and fell head over heels in love with Emerson. Complicated, intense Emerson, the local bad boy. His blue eyes hid dark secrets, and just one touch could set Juliet ablaze. Their love was demanding and all-consuming, but when summer ended, tragedy tore them apart. Juliet swore she’d never go back, and she’s kept that promise… Until now.

Four years later, Juliet’s done her best to rebuild the wreckage of her shattered life. She’s got a great boyfriend, and a steady job planned after she graduates. Returning to Cedar Cove to pack up her family’s beach house to prepare it for sale, Juliet is determined that nothing will stand in the way of her future. But one look from Emerson, and all her old desire comes flooding back. He let her go once, but this time, he’s not giving up without a fight. And Emerson fights dirty.

A heartbreaking history. An unstoppable passion. Torn between her past and future, Juliet struggles to separate love from desire. But will they find a way to overcome their tragic secrets—together? And after so much damage has been done, can a love remain unbroken? 

*This book contains adult situations and explicit content.*


The Book Rogue said...

You're not the first swooning over this today. Great pick, though. Now I've heard enough good things that I'm not holding back on this one, it has to be read within the next weeks or I'll go crazy.
Thanks lot for stepping by and sharing. =)

Lindy Gomez said...

I just bought this book, and I'm glad that I did! Emerson sounds yummy! Excellent swoon! It makes me want to drop everything else, and read this book right now!

Lindy@ A Bookish Escape

Unknown said...

I haven't heard about this book yet, but after reading that swoon....I think I may have to check it out! Thank you so much for sharing this and stopping by my blog! Keep Swooning ;)

~Caitlin @ The Y.A. Bookworm Blogger

I Heart YA Books said...

OMG, I gone to Amazon to get Emerson! I love "Tell me no, and I'll stop" Yeah, right, like that's going to happen! lol Love the awesome swoon Ashley!!

Unknown said...

I'm reading this book right now and it's definitely swoon-worthy and steamy.
Great pick!

Here's my swoon:

Anonymous said...

I've read several review on this novel. It looks great! And what a wonderful swoon! :)

Thanks for stopping by my blog!

My Swoon

Alyssa said...

This book sounds amazing! I'm participating in the book blast, and I can't help but ogle the book, from all the places I have seen it! I hope you enjoyed it! :D

Thanks for visiting my blog!

Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

Unknown said...

This sounds like an amazing book, definitely one I would like to add to my TBR list.
Thanks for sharing :)

My Swoon @ Marilyn's Mystery Blog

Val said...

LOVE Emerson! Great pick!


Unknown said...

I just bought this book last night! I think I'm already in love with Emerson! Can't wait to read it!

Thanks for sharing this and stopping by my blog!

Jessica@Lovin' Los Libros

Teresa Mary Rose said...

gahh I'm dying to read this one, great swoon

JoLee @ Wickedly Delicious Book Blog said...

No do not stop. Already added to this my wishlist today from another good swoon. Thanks for sharing love your swoon.

The More the Merrier said...

GREAT choice!! I have been dying to read this one, I have it I just need TIME!!
Thanks for dropping by my Swoon:)

Wordsmith Publicity said...

Emerson is yummy!

Naomi Hop said...

Woah, definitely a Hurricane I would have down here in Aus!! Hmmmm.....

Thanx for visiting my SWOON!
Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace

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