Top Ten Tuesday (16): Fictional Crushes

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by the gals at The Broke and the Bookish. For this week, it’s Top Ten Tuesday REWIND. I get to pick any from the previous topics that I wasn’t able to participate in. So, here are my…
 

Top Ten Fictional Crushes

 

DORIAN from Hostage to Pleasure by Nalini Singh:

A Changeling who’s sexy, smart, loyal, and devoted. He loves fiercely and with all his heart.

 

HEATH from Match Me If You Can by Susan Elizabeth Phillips:

He’s built his life from nothing and now he’s successful, handsome as sin, and looking for a wife.

 

WARNER from The Shatter Me series by Tahereh Mafi:

<SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT!> I never did believe that he was pure evil even in the beginning. A little mad at the start I would concede but never truly evil. His devotion and belief in Juliet was just so swoon-worthy.

 

PEETA from The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins:

His steadfastness towards Katniss was really, really great to read. He became an ally, then friend, then partner. His willingness to sacrifice a lot of things including his life is just aww-inducing.

 

FREDERICK WENTWORTHY from Persuasion by Jane Austen:

“I offer myself to you again with a heart even more your own than when you almost broke it, eight years and a half ago. Dare not say that man forgets sooner than woman, that his love has an earlier death. I have loved none but you. Unjust I may have been, weak and resentful I have been, but never inconstant.”

 

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Cover Reveal: PERFECTLY MESSY by Lizzy Charles

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Book Info:

Title: Perfectly Messy
Author: Lizzy Charles
Genre: Adult, Contemporary, Romance
Release Date: May 2014

Book Blurb:

Popularity isn’t everything it’s cracked up to be. Justin Marshall knows this better than most. For the captain of the basketball team, small business owner, and son of Minnesota’s next governor, life can get pretty overwhelming. But Justin can handle anything as long as he has Lucy, the girl who fell for the man he’s trying to be.

But for Justin and Lucy, finding time together proves challenging. Stolen kisses and whispered promises just aren’t enough. That is, until scandalous photos of the couple are leaked to a press intent on creating a juicy scandal during Justin’s dad’s gubernatorial campaign. And when Lucy becomes fair play for the tabloids and gossip pages, Justin does the only thing he can to protect her: he breaks her heart.

For Lucy, junior year is everything she hoped it would be: new friends, second chances, and a boyfriend she can’t stop kissing. That is, until the boy she’s pretty sure she loves chooses the life his family wants for him, over her.

Now it’s up to Lucy to teach him what it really means to have everything. Because for Justin, being who everyone needs him to be just might cost him the one person he can’t live without.

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Excerpt & Giveaway: WHAT HAPPENS IN SCOTLAND & SUMMER IS FOR LOVERS by Jennifer McQuiston

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Book Info:

Title: What Happens in Scotland
Author: Jennifer McQuiston
Genre: Historical Romance
Publisher: Avon
Release Date: February 26, 2013

Book Blurb:

She woke up married… And then she ran.

When recent widow Georgette Thorold wakes up in a Scottish inn with a wedding ring on her finger and lacking all memory of how she came to be there, she does what any well-bred lady with a modicum of sense and a distrust of marriage would do: she panics, clocks the wickedly handsome stranger in her bed over the head with a chamber pot, and runs.

James McKenzie, Esquire has either spent the evening protecting a very naïve, and—dare he say it—very drunk young lady from the advances of every disreputable character in the town of Moraig, or he has gone and married a pretty, scheming thief. Not that his own head is entirely clear on the matter, but when the woman in question repays his kindness with a knock on the head, the bill for her room, and the theft of his purse, an embarrassed James is determined to track her down and show her she picked the wrong solicitor to swindle.

As Georgette sets out to discover exactly what happened during her forgotten night, she uncovers a man that seems far more a hero than a rake. But when they finally meet, instead of sweeping her into his arms and kissing her senseless, he serves her with a summons, claiming she is a thief. Now the fight is on, and the only question is was it a night worth remembering? Or a mistake they would both rather forget?

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