Thursday, January 16, 2014

Swoon Thursday #73 ~ Elixir by Jennifer L. Armentrout

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My Swoon for this week comes from:

(Covenant #3.5)

Jennifer L. Armentrout

First - The Blurb:

Aiden St. Delphi will do anything to save Alex. 
Even if it means doing the one thing he will never forgive himself for. 
Even if it means making war against the gods.

Second - The Swoon:

My lips curved into a smile for her—always for her. “Do you believe in love?”

“Yes,” she said without hesitation. “Do you?”

“I do.” My hands slid to her shoulders and she shivered. “I believe in love.”

Thick lashes fanned her cheeks again and a grin tipped her lips. “I think I am in love.”

Six words stopped my heart when facing down a horde of daimons couldn't.

She bit her lip and a faint blush stained her cheeks. “I feel it in here,” she said, placing her hand against her chest and then against her stomach, “and here. It’s like there’s not enough air or room inside me. 
That I may… burst out of my skin or drown in it, and that wouldn't be a bad thing. I don’t know why I feel this way, but I always have… and will.” She tipped her chin up and her entire face was a rosy color. “It’s 
you. I… I love you.”

Heart pounding, I swept her against me in a fierce hug, lifting her off her feet. Her giggle was smothered but light. I buried my face in her hair. “I love you, Alex, always you.”

Elixir is told from Aiden's POV. I thoroughly enjoyed getting inside his head and seeing things from his side even though it is quite heart wrenching at times. Especially when he has to make tough decisions regarding Alex.

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Okay, so what do you think?

If you liked my Swoon, please leave a comment below!


  1. Sigh every week you make me love this series more and I cannot wait to get back to it :) Thank you Marilyn!!

    Chanzie @ Mean Who You Are.

  2. Oh I love guy POV swoons! And both of them admitting their feeling is so sweet and powerful. Such an emotional swoon! :)

  3. Oh swoon Aiden you are too sexy for words. Elixir was both amazing and gut wrenching with everything that happens to Alex. Great swoon as usual!!

    Yes it is freaking cold here but I would rather have cold than boiling hot I think. It's like -2 here or something. Can't believe you have Christmas in the warm. I'm so jelly!

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  4. I LOVED this novella! It was so wonderful reading from Aiden's POV and I love the swoon you picked!

    Teresa @ Readers Live A Thousand Lives

  5. Lots of JLA love this week - it's fantastic! I have not seen a swoon from Elixir, so this is the first. The fated six words! Love :D

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    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

  6. What a beautiful and really sweet swoon! I need to get to this series soon!

    Here's Mine:

    Lindy@ A Bookish Escape

  7. Boy, JLA sure knows how to give swoon! ;) Thanks, Marilyn!