Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Swoon Thursday (51)

Hosted by YA Bound

The Rules of Swoon Thursday:

"From the book you are 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.  Try to make the Swoon 140 characters so you can tweet it.  Add the #YABOUND hashtag when you tweet."

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Goodreads Summary:

Luke Price's life has always been about order, control, and acting tough on the outside. For Luke, meaningless relationships are a distraction-a way to tune out the twisted memories of his childhood. He desperately wishes he could forget his past, but it haunts him no matter what he does.

Violet Hayes has had a rough life. When she was young, she was left with no family and the memory of her parents' unsolved murders. She grew up in foster homes, living with irresponsible parents, drugs, and neglect, and trying to fight the painful memories of the night her parents were taken from her. But it's hard to forget when she never got closure-and she can't stop dreaming about what happened that tragic night. To make it through life, she keeps her distance from everyone and never allows herself to feel anything.

Then Violet meets Luke. The two clash instantly, yet they can't seem to stay away from each other. Although they fight it, they both start to open up and feel things they've never felt before. They discover just how similar they are. But they also discover something else: The past always catches up with you . . .

What Made Me Swoon:

"Before I can even take my next breath, he's leaning in and his lips are brushing mine.  My breath is stolen and tossed aside somewhere, my legs instantly turning to rubber.  I've been kissed plenty of times by people I hate, dislike, felt no connection with at all.  This is different...even more so than in his truck...this is...stimulating.  Slow and sensual...everything is slow, even my heart rate.  I feel a sinking feeling drift through my body down to my toes as I slide my hands up his lean arms and grip into his shoulders to keep from collapsing to the ground.  He holds my weight in his arms, again making me feel safe.  I open my mouth and let his tongue slide in deeply as I press my chest against his."  (eARC, Loc. 2946)


What Made You Swoon this Week?


  1. Oh this sounds amazing! Great swoon, thank you for sharing!!

    My Swoon!

  2. *swooning* Oh this was delightful, I love her writing!

  3. Eeeep! This definitely made me swoon! Ah! I'm really excited to start this series!

  4. What a great swoon! I love this series and I can't wait to read this book!

  5. I haven't read any of Sorensen's books! But every time I read a swoon of hers, I feel the need to change that O_O Great swoon choice!

    Thanks for visiting my blog!

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

  6. Gorgeous swoon! Thanks for sharing, Lindy!

  7. Mmmm... that's a nice swoon! I love it a lot! I need to read this one, soon!!

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

  8. Oh my, this made me swoon, too! I think I need to make this meme a new one to do on my blog, Lindy. It's nice to share swoon-worthy quotes.

    Have a fantastic Friday!

    Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews

    1. I hope you do this meme with me Lexx! It's a lot of fun!

  9. I have got to start this series! That swoon was wonderful!

    Teresa @ Readers Live A Thousand Lives

  10. Nice swoon. I love slow and sensual kisses. They are one of the best.

    Thanks for stopping by my swoon :)

    Marilyn @ Marilyn's Mystery Blog

  11. Oh damn I can't wait to read this book!! I've been waiting ages to finally hear Luke's story,he so deserves some happiness :)

  12. One I don't know. Nice.



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