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Saturday, May 12, 2012

Book Blogger Hop! Who is your favorite book character?

Book Blogger Hop

This week's question is:

Who is your favorite book character? I’ll give you a maximum of two choices, but they have to be from different genres!

My answer:

I only need one! Luca Forelli from Lisa T. Bergren's River of Time series (SO EXCITED about Tributary - releasing later this year!!!)

He is SO funny!! If you haven't read the series, but are a fan of YA, you NEED to read it! Seriously it is FANTASTIC!!

Here is a quote from Bourne that I love!

“M’lady,” he said intently, water dripping down over his face too. He leaned down, and for a second, I thought he was going to kiss me. But instead, he touched his forehead to mine. “Dare I believe that you have feelings for me?” he whispered, his lips tantalizingly close.

Which kinda freaked me out.

“You are free to believe what you wish,” I whispered back with a teasing smile, edging away. “There is no law against such things.” I turned back toward the door, intending to go in, but he held it shut, hovering close. Deliciously close again. Teasing me.

“Evangelia,” he said, his lips practically on my ear, his breath tickling my neck. “How long shall you torment me so?”

“That remains to be seen,” I said, smiling up at him from the corner of my eyes.

“Ahh, how you wound me! Such…is the excruciating…pain,” he gasped, pantomiming injury, “of unrequited love.” He stumbled back a step.

Page 31 (Bourne by Lisa T. Bergren) *Used by permission*

Here are links to the first four books in Lisa's River of Time series:

WaterfallCascadeTorrentBourne (eBook)


  1. So many people have been raving about these books! I think I'm going to have to find them and see what all the to-do is about. That quote is quite tantalizing. :-)
    Here's my favorite character.

    1. You should! They are FANTASTIC!! So excited about Tributary!! :)

      Glad you liked the quote! :)

  2. Wow, I've never heard of this but now I must check it out! Thanks for posting. Oh, and I'm your 400th follower! Whoo hoo!

    1. Thanks for following!!! 400!! So exciting!! :)

  3. Love the quote!!! oh boy, my favorite characters change all the time. Well, I should say I add to the list all the time. so, here it goes: Christian Grey - Fifty Shades by E. L. James. Tyler from One Grave at a Time - Night Huntress series by Jeaniene Frost. He was only a side character on the last book but he was just too funny. Even it the really bad situations he was beyond funny. I hope I get to see more of him in up coming books.

    1. Glad you like the quote!! I have a lot of favorite characters, but my FAVORITE is Luca (at least right now) :-)

  4. Oh Melanie... just when I thought you and I were going to get along... LUCA IS MINE!!! LOL! Now we're going to have to fight! Hahaha. I LOVE Sir Luca and can't wait for Tributary! Nice post :)

  5. Oh Melanie...SWOON! Luca is an excellent choice for favorite book character!

    Julie@My Favorite Pastime

  6. I love Marcello more... ;) But that picture of Luca is so perfect it's not funny!

    1. Really? Marcello's nice and all, but Luca is great!! LOL! :-)

  7. He certainly is appealing! Every young girl reading this is sure to be swooning too!

    I'm so glad you stopped by My Bookshelf!

  8. Hi Melanie -

    Thanks for visiting me at Create With Joy - I'm delighted to meet you! :-)

    I'm not familiar with this series but I love the excerpt!

    Have a great weekend and I look forward to getting to know you (I also review Christian books!)

    Create With Joy

    1. I'm glad you liked the quote!! Thanks for stopping by! :)

  9. Luca is honored by your attentions, m'lady. But he's taken. And his girl has a quiver full of arrows.


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