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Swoon Thursday – Elegy by Tara Hudson

It’s SWOON Thursday, hosted by the awesome authors over at YA bound. Here’s how it works:

From the book you’re currently reading, or one you just finished, tell us what made you SWOON. 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!

This week, I’m SWOONING over:

Elegy (Hereafter #3) by Tara Hudson

That one smile changed everything. After a smile like that, I had to go along with Ruth’s plan. Mostly because I couldn’t imagine a world-living or beyond-that didn’t include Joshua’s smile. And I knew, deep down, that the demons would eventually come for him. How could they not, if they really wanted me to say yes?

So it didn’t matter that I might lose my own afterlife. It didn’t matter that I would have to think, hard, of a way to save the people I cared about before Ruth trapped them in the netherworld forever. All that mattered at that moment was that I loved Joshua, and I wanted him safe.

Without another thought, I leaped off the porch, ran down the path that the recoiling Seers made for me, and threw myself into Joshua’s open arms. I didn’t even have time to register his arms around me before I planted a kiss on his waiting mouth.

It wasn’t until he kissed me back that my brain finally processed the miracle: I could feel him again.

Hereafter has been one of my favorite series. I’m going to be in tears when it’s over!

SO NOW IT’S YOUR TURN! On your blog and/or on Twitter, tell us what’s got your heart pounding, your skin tingling, and your stomach fluttering.

Be sure to attach your link to YA Bound and shout it out on Twitter with the hashtag #YABound.

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