Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Teaser Tuesday #145 ~ White Hot Kiss (The Dark Elements #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.

Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) "teaser" sentences from somewhere on that page
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (Make sure that what you share doesn't give too much away! You don't want to ruin the book for others!)
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

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My Tease for this week comes from:

White Hot Kiss
(The Dark Elements #1)
Jennifer L. Armentrout 

First - The Blurb:

One kiss could be the last. 

Seventeen-year-old Layla just wants to be normal. But with a kiss that kills anything with a soul, she's anything but normal. Half demon, half gargoyle, Layla has abilities no one else possesses. 

Raised among the Wardens—a race of gargoyles tasked with hunting demons and keeping humanity safe—Layla tries to fit in, but that means hiding her own dark side from those she loves the most. Especially Zayne, the swoon-worthy, incredibly gorgeous and completely off-limits Warden she's crushed on since forever. 

Then she meets Roth—a tattooed, sinfully hot demon who claims to know all her secrets. Layla knows she should stay away, but she's not sure she wants to—especially when that whole no-kissing thing isn't an issue, considering Roth has no soul. 

But when Layla discovers she's the reason for the violent demon uprising, trusting Roth could not only ruin her chances with Zayne… it could brand her a traitor to her family. Worse yet, it could become a one-way ticket to the end of the world.

Second - The Tease:

The brush of his lips was tentative at first, an unhurried sweep of his mouth against mine. Every muscle in my body locked up, but I didn't pull away like I should've, and Roth made a low sound deep in his throat that sent shivers down my spine. His lips caressed mine again, nibbling and clinging to them until they parted on a gasp. He deepened the kiss with a thrust of his tongue. My senses went into overload, firing in every direction. The kiss - it was everything I could've imagined a kiss to be and then some.

I actually read this book a while back after borrowing it from the ebook library. Recently, I discovered that my local bookstore had it in stock along with Stone Cold Touch, so naturally, I had to add them to my physical shelf. 

This was Layla's first kiss. It's one of my favorite scenes in the book so I thought I would share it with you.

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Okay, so what do you think?

If you liked my Tease, please leave a comment below.


  1. DYING to get my hands on the last book in the trilogy. Every Last Breath comes out next month!!!

  2. Oh, that Jennifer. She sure can write! LOL

    My TT - http://fuonlyknew.com/2015/06/09/teaser-tuesdays-118-grizzly-trade/

  3. I have to finish this series... Cool to see you were able to get physical copies!

  4. LOVE this book and cannot wait for Every Last Breath!