Thursday, January 17, 2013

SWOON Thursday (#33): Poison Princess by Kresley Cole

Hosted 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. Shout it out on Twitter with the hashtag #YABound, post it here in the comments, or grab the adorable button above and share it on your blog! We want to know :-)

Here's mine:

Just when I realized how tightly my jeans had stretched over my thighs, I saw his head dip, his gaze locking on my right thigh, only moving to swing a glance over at my left.

He bit out a choked sound, then put his big, tanned hand flat on my knee. Even through the denim, his palm was scalding.


He balled it into a white-knuckled fist. The idea that I'd affected him in such a physical way made my breaths go shallow.

Without warning, he reached his arm back and wrenched me even closer to him, until I was flush against his body from one of my knees to the other and up to my chest.

Then his hand dipped back between us! Before I could sputter a protest, he'd snagged his flask from his back pocket. Shoving it into his boot, he murmured, "It was getting in the way."

Of what?

"This is where you put your arms around me, cher."

"Maybe this isn't a good idea."

"Evie. Arms. Now."

I rolled my eyes. After a hesitation, I finally reached around him--

Just as he rose up to disengage the kickstand.

My clasped hands brushed over him...there.

He sucked in a breath, his muscles gone rigid with tension; my face flamed as I yanked my hands back.

"If you touch me like that again, Evangeline," he began in a husky tone, dropping to his seat once more, "in the space of a heartbeat, I will have you off this bike and onto the closest horizontal surface. And I woan be picky, no."

Over my gasp, he explained, "I've been strung tight for days, bebe."
- Poison Princess SWOON #YABound


  1. I love this book!!!! I read it in October and loved it - it was definitely one of my favorite books of 2012. So many good moments in this book, and this was definitely one of them :D

    My Swoon

  2. Oh I haven't had time to read this book yet! I want to read it so much! Thanks for the awesome swoon! Love it, makes me want to read even more now! :)

  3. All I can say is, "DAAAANNNGGG" he's hott! Great Swoon!

    Here's My Swoon!

    @Reading and Things

  4. Wow what a hot swoon! New follower. OMG I can not wait to get my hands on this. It has been on my wishlist for sometime. Might be getting it sooner after your yummy swoon.

    Thanks for stopping by

  5. I can't wait to read this book!!!

    My Swoon

    Kelsey @ Ketch’s Book Nook

  6. You just made up my mind- TBR pile meet Poison Princess. Great swoon.

    My Swoon

  7. That boys needs some relief for sure!


  8. I loved this book! Great Swoon! Here's my Swoon:

    Lindy@ A Bookish Escape

  9. Love that Swoon!! That Jackson, I'd love to have a few scenes form his POV.
    Thanks for dropping by my Swoon:)

  10. I've had this book on my TBR list for ages! Great swoon!!

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


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