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"A hundred years ago eighteen-year-old guys were out there fighting wars with bayonets and holding a man's life in their hands! They lived a lot of life by the time they were our age. What do kids our age know about love and life?" I've never heard him talk like this before - like he actually cares about something.
~ To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han, pg. 189
When I didn't move, he pulled my chair around and in so that it was facing his, and he sat up, leaned forward, suddenly awake and focused, eyes taking me in -- really taking me in. "I want to kiss you," he said again, his eyes and voice serious. His fingers bushed my left cheek. "Kiss this cheek." His fingers brushed the other one. "And this one. I want to kiss your chin, your forehead, your nose, your lips." As he described it, I could feel him doing it, and my entire body went on alert, my heart running for him, my skin prickling like a storm was coming.
"I want to give you something to think about at night."
I whispered, "Why don't you do it then?"
~ American Blonde by Jennifer Niven, Kindle Location 1555-1559 (ARC)
Leila had rolled the window down and watched him approach without saying anything. He leaned toward her open window. "Scootch over," he said in a near-whisper. "I'm driving." "What about getting some rest?" She raised an eyebrow. He shrugged and said, "I promised to show you a treasure."
~ Let's Get Lost by Adi Alsaid, Kindle Location 339-342 (ARC)
"So, you said you loved me back there," she said, eventually. "And I'm realizing now I never said it back." "Yeah," I replied. "It's, uh, no big thing. Just baring my soul and shit, that's all." Amanda smirked at me and squeezed my hand. "I do, though. Love you back." "Okay, cool."
~ Undead with Benefits by Jeff Hart, Kindle Location 113 (ARC)