A pair of great heels was much more satisfying than a man. They lasted longer, and better yet, they didn’t leave me for someone prettier.
I wanted to kiss you for a long time, and I decided that might be my only chance. I’ve been miserable ever since.” Troy ran his fingers along her jaw. “It was almost better when I didn’t know how it felt to kiss you.
That’s when it hit me. I had to go through a lot of bad relationships first, but I’d finally found him. My very own Prince Charming. Turns out they do exist.Touché, Cinderella. Touché.
I think it’s cool that you care about your heritage, but yet you don’t conform. Promise me that no matter what happens, you’ll never lose that feisty, impulsive side of you.
When I look at you, you know what I see?”I met her gaze, finding it suddenly hard to breathe.”I see the guy who saw me when no one else did,” she said. “That’s what matters to me. That’s who you are.
He covered my hand with his. “No matter what happens, we’re friends first. I hope you know how much having you in my life means to me.
Mind-blowing sex?” I couldn’t believe I’d asked, but how could I not? It was like dangling a giant slice of chocolate cake in front of a hungry person on a diet and telling them not to take a bite.
You’re my friend who happens to be pretty and female. You do realize being your friend doesn’t mean I don’t have a penis?
Excuse me? Do you mind if I sit next to you? This spot has the best view of…” I glanced out the window. “The… gravel roof.
You went to a party, did a keg stand, and got so drunk you forgot half the night. Congrats on this amazing milestone in your life.” He squeezed my leg. “What are you gonna do next?””Uh, Disneyland?
I couldn’t imagine choosing shopping when sex was an option.
Why didn’t you tell me I had syrup on my face?” Lyla asked when I settled behind the steering wheel. Her tongue darted out, licking the corner of her lip. I went to put the key in the ignition and missed.
As for the making out with strangers, that was a one-time thing. Jeff keeps texting, and I feel bad, but I’ve been ignoring him — the kissing was just so awful.””Yeah, he’d probably not be a good choice for number seven either.
When I mentioned that I’d always wanted to have sex against the wall with a woman in a skirt, she said, “Well, how convenient. I just so happen to have a skirt on, and there are several walls in here.
I love you. I’ve loved you since I was sixteen years old, and I’ll love you until the day I die. And I just… needed you to know that.
Let’s get you into a room and conduct our own chemistry experiment,” he said against my lips.”Or maybe we’ll just find a table to bend you over, since chemists do it on a table… periodically.””Mmm. I love it when you talk nerdy to me.
He put his hand on my thigh. “No worries, I got you now babe.
Oh, I’m just checking out books.” I glanced at the one I was holding. Somehow, of all the places I could duck into, I’d wound up in the erotica section. In my hands was a book about bondage. Somebody kill me now.
So you like to read? Or listen, anyway?””I’ve found it helps me stay on the treadmill longer. But I always like to have a paperback on hand, too. I need to swing by the bookstore for another one, actually.
Jake buried his face in my neck and kissed a burning trail up it and along my jaw. “Should I ride the elevator of our building up and down all night, hoping you’ll show?” he asked, his voice husky. “Or should we just plan to meet?
Nate wrapped his arms around her, holding her close. “Let’s get you back and I’ll build you a fire.”She liked the way he said it. He’d build HER a fire.
Mom laughed. “Well that’s why, when it’s real, you do whatever you have to do to work it out. Screw stability. Forget common sense. Make a move.
Every second around this girl was asking for trouble and he’d never wanted to be in trouble so bad in his life.
Kelsey flopped next to him, propping her elbow on the back of the couch so she was facing him. “Do you have something against happiness?””Yes. Don’t tell anyone, but I moonlight as the Grinch.
Marion’s town slogan was “Where Main Street Meets Mountain.” That was one of the reasons she’d loved the town, with the nearby woods, its colorful shops, and the feeling that time hadn’t touched it the way it had the cities.
From now on, every Christmas, let’s have a tradition where we eat soup out of a can by the fire.
Are you sure this isn’t crazy?” “Oh, I’m sure it is crazy. But isn’t that our thing? Or have you gotten boring now?
I do love you. I love you so much I can hardly breathe, and I don’t know how we’ll work everything out, but I want to. I’ve never wanted anything more.
In all fairness, darlin’, I should probably warn you that this ain’t my first rodeo.
Maybe the key to moving on was distancing herself from Wes. Not all the way. Just a little bit.Enough to let someone else in.
You’re the one person whose opinion I care about. When I’m with you, the past dissappears, and I’m a better person.
I just wanted one more day.” More tears welled up in her eyes. “But it would never be enough. I could keep asking for one more day for the rest of my life.