Thursday, December 20, 2018

Swoon Thursday (#308): Grim Lovelies by Megan Shepherd

- 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

- Try to make the swoon excerpt 140 characters (or less), if you are going to tweet about it. Use the hashtag #YABOUND when tweeting

This week, my swoon is from Grim Lovelies by Megan Shepherd!

Grim Lovelies (Grim Lovelies, #1)

She left Toblerone to guard the entrance and returned to the château, to the west bedroom, where Beau was still in bed but awake now, groggy, rubbing his head as though it ached. It was cold, and she pulled on her Faustine jacket.

"Anouk. The time -"

She climbed onto the bed and pressed a finger to his mouth.

"For once, let's not think about time."

Then impulsively, she replaced her finger with her lips.

He stirred awake quickly after that, stiff with surprise at first, but then his arms circled her waist and an exhale slipped from his throat. He kissed her back, sending magic shooting between her two ears, all the way to her ten fingers and her eight dirt-caked toes. 

One of his hands found her hair, and she, in turn, found herself touching his cheekbones, his chest, his arms, every inch of him. She felt those champagne bubbles churning like they never had before, going straight to her head, making her feel giddy and thirsty and like she was a fool too, that she should have kissed him long ago, that they had wasted too much precious life already.

- ARC, pages 157-158

Such a swoony scene! Did you see that the cover of book two was revealed? It's beautiful!

1 comment:

  1. Gah. I pretty much adored this book. <3 It was so so awesome. And I shipped these two a whole bunch. Hmph. And so that summary for book two is worrying me too much. How rude :D Lovely swoon post Alyssa. <3


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