Aug 30, 2012

Swoon Thursday {5}


Swoon Thursday is a  cool (more like HOT) meme the girls over at YA Boundcreated :) Here's how it works: 

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. 

Shout it out on Twitter with the hashtag #YABound, post it here in the comments, or grab the adorable button above and share it on your blog! We want to know :-)

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This week's swoon comes from the first book in The Portal Trilogy, THE ONE by Heather Self!

"Now, I believe the best way for you to learn is immersion and since we can't teleport you all to France," he grinned at me, and there were once again sighs from the girls. "I'll be speaking only in French and will expect you to do the same. Is anyone here already proficient in the language?" I narrowed my eyes at him. He knew darn well I was fluent in French and several other languages. "Eveline, I believe your dad mentioned at dinner the other night that you are?"

What was he doing? "Umm. Yes-"

He shook his head at me. "En fran├žais s'il vous plait." More sighs from the class. I clenched my jaw and spoke rapidly. "Oui, Monsieur Smith. Je parle fran├žais. Qu'est-ce que tu veux?" Yes, Mr.Smith. I speak French. What do you want?

His eyes smoldered and caressed my face as he delivered his swift reply, "Je veux plus de toi que vous imaginez, ma petit lueur." (Translation: I want you more than you can imagine my little light)

My stomach dropped to my feet and my heart raced.

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The scene made me completely melt while I was reading- it's one of my favourite moments in the book! Have you read The One yet? Did you just swoon from the excerpt above?? Be sure to let me know in the comments :) My review will be up soon, so be on the lookout! Keep Reading,

Your Y.A. Bookworm,
Caitlin <3

9 comments:

  1. What?! Thanks so much! I'm so glad you liked this scene, the book, and Chase. ;)

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    1. I loveddd it- definitely supporting Team Chase :P I am in desperate need for the sequel!! =D

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  2. That's such a swoony moment! I love it when men swoon speaking in another language.. especially french. I have to read this book!
    Here's my Swoon.
    Ashley
    #BookNerd

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    1. I know- it adds extra swoonness to it ;P Loved your swoon this week too!

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  3. Oh,oh, oh!! You can't stop there! Great swoon. Thanks for making me aware of this book and for stopping by my blog.

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    1. Aha, I know- such a tease! :) Thanks for dropping by!

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  4. Haven't read this book yet but love the swoon. Thanks for sharing.
    Marilyn

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  5. Great pick! :) It made me want to read the book!
    Here's My Swoon!

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