Swoon Thursday #41 – Pursuing the Times by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

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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.

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I picked up this book this morning, intending to only read a few chapters...... Ummm, read it in one day, it was fun!!

Pursuing the Times
Lauren Baratz-Logsted

“I’m sorry,” I said, no doubt blushing. “I just got carried away…” 

I started to draw back. 

“No,” he said, stopping me. “That’s quite all right. It’s really quite…” 

And then, with exquisite slowness, he brought his lips down to meet mine. 

It was a long slow kiss. It was sweet. It was wet – but not too wet! It was the kind of kiss you dream of when you’re twelve years old and you wish more than anything to grow up one day to be the recipient of the kind of kiss that knocks you off your feet. 

So overcome by the sweetness and underlying powerfulness, forcefulness of that kiss, I nearly fell over..


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  1. Aww, poor girl! Usually it's the forceful ones that keel a girl over :D I have never heard of this book! But I hope you enjoy(ed) it :)

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    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

  2. Debbie at I Heart YA BooksMay 9, 2013 at 9:09 PM

    I love the "knock you off your feet kiss' swoons! I haven't heard of this book, Naomi, but putting it on my TBR list! Great swoon!

    My swoon: Hopeless by Colleen Hoover


  3. You read it in one day! OMG! I love it when you get a book you can't put down. Awesome swoon.

    Marilyn@marilyn's mystery blog

  4. Awww, what a great swoon!! I love books like that- where I only plan to read a little and then find myself devouring it!

    My Swoon

    Jessica@Lovin' Los Libros

  5. This is cute. Thanks for sharing! My Swoon

  6. Wickedly DeliciousMay 9, 2013 at 11:11 PM

    Good slow kiss swoon. Sometimes you just need that.

    My Swoon

  7. Love that swoon! Love it! That was very sweet!

    My Swoon

    Teresa @ Readers Live A Thousand Lives

  8. Nicole@ The More the MerrierMay 10, 2013 at 2:03 AM

    Love that Swoon, nice and sweet! I haven't heard of this one before but it sounds interesting.

    Thanks for dropping by my Swoon:)

  9. My God that swoon! Love it!

    My Swoon

    Ally@book fixation

  10. Awww, that was a very sweet, and sexy swoon! Love it!

    Here's my Swoon:


    Lindy@ A Bookish Escape

  11. Angela ReadingCaveMay 10, 2013 at 10:15 AM

    I love kisses that make your knees weak.

    My Swoon

  12. Great swoon!

    My Swoon from Free Souls by Susan Kaye Quinn.


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