Thursday, February 4, 2016

Swoon Thursday #171 ~ Unbreakable (Forehead Kisses #1) by Abby Reynolds

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My Swoon for this week comes from:

(Forehead Kisses #1)
Abby Reynolds  

First - The Blurb:

This is a stand alone novel. It is not a cliffhanger. And it is the first novel in the Forehead Kisses Series. 

Can there be too many pieces to piece back together? 

This is a question Keira faces every day. It’s impossible for her to go anywhere unaccompanied by her cousin, the only person who knows what happened on that horrific night a year ago. The guilt and pain weigh her down every day. Unwilling to open up to anyone and give someone a chance, she lives in solitude. 

For her, that’s the only way to live. 

Liam struggles with his own demons. After losing someone who means the world to him, he combats his anger and pain on a daily basis. He dives into violence and sex, losing himself more and more. But as soon as he meets Keira, he recognizes the same pain he suffers every day. And he pursues her, wanting to connect to someone who understands. 

Keira can’t put herself back together, and neither can Liam. But can they do it together? 

Second - The Swoon:

My hand moved to his hip, needing something to grip for balance. His words made my skin prickle. My mouth felt hot. I wanted something more than I'd been giving him. I wanted to feel his lips against mine. Unable to speak, I nodded.
"You have to tell me," he whispered. "I don't want to misread you."
I swallowed the lump in my throat. "I want you to kiss me."
His fingers dug into my hips as he pressed his mouth to mine. As soon as our lips touched, I quivered beneath him, feeling the fire radiate everywhere.

Keira and Liam have both experienced some horrible things in their past lives and neither one of them is able to find a way past it... that is... until they meet each other. Immediately feeling connected to Keira because of the hurt and pain he sees in her eyes, Liam begins to pursue her, but he knows he has to take things slow. And eventually, his patience pays off. 

Keira has been severely hurt, not just emotionally, but physically too. As a result, she has built a wall around herself, and the only one she lets inside, is her cousin, Scotty. When she first meets Liam, she is reluctant to let him get close, but slowly, with Scotty's encouragement, the wall begins to crumble.

Unbreakable is told from both Keira and Liam's POV making it easy to follow the progression of their story.

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Okay, so what do you think?
If you liked my Swoon, please leave a comment below!


  1. What a sweet moment! Love that he asks her.

    My Swoon

  2. That made me shiver in a good way! Definitely a sweet swoon! I'll have to check this book out.

    Thanks for sharing!

  3. I like it that he asked permission in his own way! Check out that cover, oooo. ;D Great swoon choice, Marilyn!

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

  4. I love the swoon, Marilyn. It's sweet that Liam made sure Keira knew he needed her verbal okay...I'm guessing that was really important considering what she'd been through. Did you end up liking the book?

  5. Sigh... that is sweet! To speak to her so sweetly like that! I'm glad you liked this one Marilyn.

  6. Ugh that is such a great swoon. Lovely choice to feature this week.

  7. That's such a nice swoon. Especially Liam asking for a kiss so he doesn't pressure Keira into anything. Super swoon! great choice as always Marilyn.