Thursday, February 21, 2013

Swoon Thursday #35: The Indigo Spell by: Richelle Mead

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From the book you’re currently reading, or one you just finished, tell us what made you SWOON. What got your heart pounding, your skin tingling, and your stomach fluttering.

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"Adrian Ivashkov wasn't easy to surprise, but I surprised him then when I brought his mouth toward mine. I kissed him, and for a moment, he was too stunned to respond. That lasted for, oh, about a second. Then the intensity I'd come to know so well in him returned. He pushed me backward, lifting me so that I sat on the table. The tablecloth bunched up, knocking over some of the glasses. I heard what sounded like a china plate crash against the floor. Whatever logic and reason I normally possessed had melted away. There was nothing but flesh and fire left, and I wasn't going to lie to myself - at least not tonight. I wanted him. I arched my back, fully aware of how vulnerable that made me and that I was giving him an invitation. He accepted it and laid me back against the table, bringing his body down on top of mine. That crushing kiss of his moved from my mouth to the nape of my neck. He pushed down the edge of my dress and the bra strap underneath, exposing my shoulder and giving his lips more skin to conquer. A glass rolled off and smashed, soon followed by another. Adrian broke off his kissing, and I opened my eyes. He had an exasperated look on his face. "A table," he said. "A goddamned table." A few moments later, the table was gone. I was in his apartment, on his bed, and was glad that I no longer had silverware underneath me. With the venue change complete, his lips found mine again. The urgency in the way I responded surprised even me. I never would've thought myself capable of a feeling so primal, so removed from the reason that usually governed my actions. My nails dug into his back, and he trailed his lips down the edge of my chin, down the center of my neck. He kept going until he reached the bottom of the dress's V-neck. I let out a small gasp, and he kissed all around the neckline, just enough to tease." 

I have a feeling this might be a popular book this week. But I just had to share the Adrian love!

What made you swoon? Link me.


  1. ARE YOU F*CKING KIDDING ME!!!!!! (Yes yes I did say the word....blame it on...Adrian.) Okay..back to ranting....OH MY GOSH......Teresa I love you, I really do...but that is just cruel cruel, when did this happen!!?? Oh Lord, does it happen, finally happen. I think I'm going to faint. O_O You know that moment when everything in your mind goes completely's that moment for me right now.....

    BEST SWOON EVER!!!! ALL PRAISE QUEEN TERESA! *raises arms and bows all the way to the ground* :D

    ~ Maida (now, just before I fall asleep, my crazy Indigo Spell fantasies are going to be on a rerun....*sigh*)

    1. Hahaha I just know you are going to love this book wink wink

      This is just one of many lovely moments

  2. That was definitely one awesome swoon. I am just about to start this series. After that steamy scene, I can't wait!

    My Swoon for this week is another one I'm sure you will recognize.

    Marilyn @ Marilyn's Mystery Blog

  3. Great swoon!! I just read the book yesterday, and Adrian was constantly making me swoon.

  4. ahhhhhhh!!! *fans myself* Girl, now I'm all hot and bothered... I don't know who this Adrian guy is but I'm in love! That was steamy, and my toes totally curled ;D

    LOVED this swoon!!!!

  5. Great swoon! Adrian really brought it in The Indigo Spell.

    I fucking (excuse my langauge) need to read this book .. and series, soon! I haven't even read it, and I'm already swooning over Adrian .. I have heard SO many great things about him ;-) fantastic swoon! He is soo going to be on my 'swoon thursday' some day ;-)
    And thanks for stopping by my blog.
    Zenia @ The Obsessive Reader

  7. Oh my.. So hott. I really need to read the second book before I can start The Indigo Spell.
    Great swoon!

    Here's mine:

  8. Holy hotness. Keep telling myself I'm waiting to read this series till it's all out. Might not be able to wait much longer.


  9. I seriously need to read these books!!!!


  10. I love Adrian! I was holding my breath the while time I was reading.

    My Swoon:

  11. YUM! What a hot swoon! I have not read anything by Richelle Mead, but I may read this series. I hope reading the first series isn't necessary, but I may read both. Great swoon!

    Thank you for stopping by my blog! :)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

    1. Ahhh but the first series is the best! I recommend both!

  12. I need to read this series! Love VA! Awesomes swoon! I miss Adrian so much!

    My swoon:

  13. This is my favorite scene from the book! Great swoon moment.

    My Swoon

  14. Oh, man!! I loved this book!! That is almost the best swoon!! ;)

    Thanx for visiting my SWOON!
    Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace

  15. This is one HOT Swoon! I can't wait to read this book! Richelle Mead writes such amazing books!!!!

  16. Sah-woooooooon!! Holy smokes - that was so hot it burned! Best teaser EVER. Love it and I will definitely be reading this series if for no other reason than Adrian and that scene. *reaches for ice water*

  17. Oh, wow! What a scene...whoa.

    Here’s Mine: Swoony moment and PODs teaser!

    Michelle :)
    Author, Pods, available June 4th

    Thanks for stopping by my WoW!

  18. Dammit! what happened after that! u cant just leave us hanging like that. i'm getting my book soon. Great review. just please say what happened afterwards!


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