Saturday, August 3, 2013

Book Boyfriend of the Week: What kind is yours? #1

Joining Readingandthings in the meme, Book Boyfriend.

Here's the rules:

1) Pick a book boyfriend, it can be from the book your currently reading or from one you've already read.
2) Write what kind of boyfriend he is, and if you want, say why you think that
3) Pick a quote from his book, it could be long or short, that proves he is the kind of boyfriend you said he is
4) Make sure the quote, and the explanation, DO NOT give away anything from the book (we want all of the twists and plot surprises to remain surprises)
5) Share it! And shout it out it using #ReadingAndThings

So my book boyfriend for the week is 

Jesse Walker 

Jesse Walker is SWEET!  

"You just picked up and moved into the attic because I was coming?"  I said, sounding as dumbfounded as I felt.  

He nodded.

"But you didn't even know me.

His forehead wrinkled, and he gave me a curious look.  "I didn't have to.  You needed a room.  I had one.  And the attic was empty."

"You made it sound so easy," I said, shaking my head.  I doubted I'd ever figure out the goodness that moved inside of Jesse Walker.  It was the kind that didn't quite make sense in our world. (Page 137)

 Lost & Found (Lost & Found, #1) by Nicole Williams

There’s complicated. And there’s Rowen Sterling.

After numbing pain for the past five years with boys, alcohol, and all-around apathy, she finds herself on a Greyhound bus to nowhere Montana the summer after she graduates high school. Her mom agreed to front the bill to Rowen’s dream art school only if Rowen proves she can work hard and stay out of trouble at Willow Springs Ranch. Cooking breakfast at the crack of dawn for a couple dozen ranch hands and mucking out horse stalls are the last things in the world Rowen wants to spend her summer doing.

Until Jesse Walker saunters into her life wearing a pair of painted-on jeans, a cowboy hat, and a grin that makes something in her chest she’d thought was frozen go boom-boom. Jesse’s like no one else, and certainly nothing like her. He’s the bright and shiny to her dark and jaded.

Rowen knows there’s no happily-ever-after for the golden boy and the rebel girl—happily-right-now is a stretch—so she tries to forget and ignore the boy who makes her feel things she’s not sure she’s ready to feel. But the more she pushes him away, the closer he seems to get. The more she convinces herself she doesn’t care, the harder she falls.

When her dark secrets refuse to stay locked behind the walls she’s kept up for years, Rowen realizes it’s not just everyone else she needs to be honest with. It’s herself.

Near & Far (Lost & Found, #2) by Nicole Williams

There’s optimistic. And there’s Jesse Walker.

If he wasn’t so charming, his sunny disposition and incessant grin would get old. Fast.

Falling in love with the broken girl who had at first seemed immune to anything resembling love was the best thing to happen to Jesse since the Walkers adopted him when he was five.

As Jesse’s life continues at the ranch and Rowen begins making her mark in the Seattle art community, they wonder where the middle ground is. Or if there even is one.

As push comes to shove, they’re forced to make choices neither are eager to make, and Jesse and Rowen have to face what their lives might look like without the other.

Can two people with such tragic pasts and different presents expect a promising future together? Whatever the answer, they’ll need a lot more than love to make it.


  1. I just bought Lost & Found and can't wait to meet Jesse Walker. He sounds so swoon worthy!! Don't know when I will have time for it, but I can't wait to get to it.

  2. Great tease! I loe Nicole Williams' writing!

    Here's My Book Boyfriend!

    @Reading and Things

  3. Jesse Walker is the perfect pick! Awesome job, pal!

  4. wow, he is sweet, that's a great choice. :)

    Glad your a part of this. Here is mine

    My Book Boyfriend of the Week

  5. JESSE! Love him. I used to do a meme like this. It was so much fun!

  6. Ugh, Jesse is so swoonworthy, I love him!!! And I seriously was thinking of doing this feature on the blog too! Must make time for it!

    Confessions of a Vi3tBabe
    Deity Island

  7. OMGosh!! I really need to read these books!! Jesse sounds so great!!

    Check out Book Boyfriend!
    Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace

  8. Gotta love a guy who goes out of his way to show how much he cares.

    Check out My Book Boyfriend

    Enjoy, ladies!

  9. Jesse sounds like a sweet guy. I'm looking forward to meeting him.

    Marilyn @ Marilyn's Mystery Blog

  10. Yay we have the same one! Love the scene you picked!

    Thanks for stopping by my BB!

    Ally @ Book Fixation