Thursday, December 5, 2013

Swoon Thursday #68 ~ Finding Cinderella by Colleen Hoover

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My Swoon for this week comes from:

Finding Cinderella
(Hopeless #2.5)

Colleen Hoover

First - The Blurb:

This novella is a companion novel to the Hopeless series, but can be read as a standalone. 

A chance encounter in the dark leads eighteen-year-old Daniel and the girl who stumbles across him to profess their love for each other. But this love comes with conditions: they agree it will only last one hour and it will only be make-believe.

When their hour is up and the girl rushes off like Cinderella, Daniel tries to convince himself that what happened between them only seemed perfect because they were pretending it was perfect. Moments like that with girls like her don’t happen outside of fairytales.

One year and one bad relationship later, his disbelief in insta-love is stripped away the day he meets Six: a girl with a strange name and an even stranger personality. Daniel soon realizes the way he pretended to feel about Cinderella and the way he really feels about Six may not be so different after all. Especially when the two loves of his life end up being one in the same.

Unfortunately for Daniel, finding Cinderella doesn’t guarantee their happily ever after…it only further threatens it.

Second - My Swoon:

Her tongue slips out of her mouth and glides nervously across her lips before it disappears again. I slide my hand from her chin to the nape of her neck and I pull her forward until our lips meet.

And holy shit, do they meet. Our mouths meld together like they used to be in love and they're just now seeing each other for the first time in years. 

Okay, that was a bit short. So here's another:

It happens so fast, it catches her off guard and she gasps, which causes her lips to part farther than she probably meant for them to. As soon as I caress the tip of her tongue with mine, she's clenching my shirt in two tight fists, pulling me closer. I tilt my head and take the kiss deeper, wanting to give her all the feels she can possibly get from a kiss and I want her to have them all at once.

My mouth isn't having problems remembering what to do this time. What it's having a problem with is remembering how to slow down. 

Well, that's all folks.

My rating on this one: 5 out of 5

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Okay, so what do you think?

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  1. Interesting! A perfect relationship for an hour, not bad. I think everyone could handle that.

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  2. Oh I love the 2nd one where she grabs his shirt! It certainly gave me the feels ;)
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  3. I love both of those!!! I really need to read this one already!!!

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  4. I can't wait to read this series!! It sounds hottt, and I've heard it's emotional, too. :)

  5. Ooh great pick -- love Colleen Hoover and can't wait to read this book!

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  6. I love the reunion of their tongues analogy! Great Swoon as always Marilyn!

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  7. Oooh... I still haven't read this book.... must get to it. I loved Daniel, so quirky!!

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  8. I don't even know what this novella is about or WHO it is about - but it's a Colleen Hoover book! Of course I'm going to read it! Eventually. I'm glad you liked this one, Marilyn :D

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