Swoon Worthy Saturday #6

SWSSaturday is a day for swooning. Swoon Worthy Saturday, hosted by staybookish, is a weekly meme where in we present a fictional boy who has swept us off our feet, given us butterflies, made our heart do acrobatics and driven us absolutely crazy!

Abbi Glines, you’ve done it again! This week’s #SWS goes to:




» The Gist
We first catch a glimpse of Cage in Breathe, the first installment of the Sea Breeze series. He’s a womaniser. He has a one night stand reputation. But he tells everyone that one day he will marry his best gal Low. Bad conflict of personalities but she is the only person to stick around in his life, so his commitment is only to her. Cage gains the trophy of swoon worthy in book 3, While It Lasts. A reckless summer lands him at a farm ‘doing time’ for his baseball coach’s friend. He falls hard for Eva, the farmer’s daughter (Yee-haw) but she has battles of her own to overcome.

» Swoon Worthy Moments slash Quotables
Cage says some sweet things like “I’d walked too close to heaven and gotten a glimpse. The hell I’d lived before her no longer appealed to me.” but one of my favourite scenes in the book is:

“You see somethin’ ya want, baby?”
“Maybe. I’m checking things out. Seeing if I’m interested,” I shot back with my own evil grin.
“I see something I want,” he drawled as he came toward me.
“You do?”
“Hell yeah, I do,” he murmured. “I love chocolate.” What? My excitement turned to confusion. His arm reached out beside me and took the piece of chocolate cake I’d brought him.”

» Author Love
Abbi Glines is one of my faves! She quotes lines in the series before While It Lasts, so you can read all about Cage through other’s POV on abbiglines.com. That way if you really wanted to skip ahead to read Cage’s story, you wouldn’t feel so bad.

» Hot Dang!
Cage York has featured on Hot Guys in Books. See people? I am not the only one. You need to check him out!

» Dreamcast – Thanks to Abbi, I don’t have to dream. Addam Bramich is being cast as Cage in a 2016 film adaptation of While It Lasts.
Although while reading While It Lasts, I pictured a man with a bulkier upper body like Captain America under the outfit and a harder jaw like this photo of Heath Ledger, or maybe even a hint of Vin Diesel, because he always looks like he knows what he wants.

Chris Evans
Heath Ledger
Vin Diesel

BOB Day 2 Challenge

Infinite Ink are hosting an OTP Challenge over the next 20 hours or so. I had to write this up pretty quickly. OTP, One True Pairing, is a great opportunity for us to share the couples we ‘Ship’. There are so many! Especially when I read mainly YA & NA books…

Quickly, for me, Rush & Blaire from Fallen Too Far series

They start off a little rocky. Rush does not like her, at all. Blaire sleeps in the maids quarters, located behind a door in the pantry. It’s been awhile since I’ve read their story, I think Blaire even goes to the bathroom she found outside, like under the deck because she didn’t want to walk upstairs. She is really out of her comfort zone surrounded by wealthy young adults, especially Rush, the son of a rock God. Rush is a socialite, everyone likes him and wants to be his friend. He has a group of good friends and we get to learn each of their stories, as Abbi Glines has given each their own series.

They are like total opposites. But once Rush & Blaire put their differences aside, their relationship progresses to, well, ‘more that friends’ and incredibly hard to put down. You will be reading all night long!

I haven’t read this series for ages. It doesn’t help that the author, Abbi Glines, continues writing spin-off series. Rosemary Beach is never ending!

Swoon Worth Saturday #1

SWSSaturday is a day for swooning. Swoon Worthy Saturday, hosted by staybookish, is a weekly meme where in we present a fictional boy who has swept us off our feet, given us butterflies, made our heart do acrobatics and driven us absolutely crazy!

Without further ado, my first SWS goes to:


Rush features in the Too Far series, which is part of the Rosemary Beach series. He also plays a smaller role in the Perfection and Chance series. He was “brought to life” by author Abbi Glines. Everything she writes is amazing!

» Rush does not leave anything to the imagination! We get an idea of how the author visualizes Rush from the cover. He is the son of a famous rock star, has tattoos, body piercings, and a rock hard body.

» Putting physical characteristics aside, Rush is introduced as a ladies man, a party-thrower, sleeps with all the ladies and doesn’t care for an estranged step-sister who ends up on his doorstep. However that hard-ass attitude doesn’t last long as Blaire starts to get under his skin. He transforms into an affectionate, caring, giving man who caters to Blaire’s EVERY want & need. You know what I mean… it’s mind-blowing!

» Rush has many Swoon Worthy Moments, most are of the panty-dropping variety. But as I’m trying to keep this clean, I will leave you with one of the many notes that Rush leaves for Blaire on their wedding day.

This was my grandmother’s. My father’s mother. She came to visit me before she passed away. I have fond memories of her visits and when she passed on she left this ring to me. In her will I was told to give it to the woman who completes me. She said it was given to her by my grandfather who passed away when my dad was just a baby but that she’d never loved another the way she’d loved him. He was her heart. You are mine.
This is your something old.
I love you,

― Abbi Glines, Forever Too Far

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