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Sunday, April 28, 2013

Weekend Writing Warriors 8 Sentences~Addicted to Magic by Brandi Salazar

With nowhere else to go, I glared up into his dark eyes. "I hate you right now."

His expression turned stormy. "You hate me?" I nodded slowly. "Despise me?" I wasn't sure where he was going with this line of questioning, but I agreed to that too. Planting his hands against the wall on either side of my head, caging me with his body--just as he had at the party--he leaned down, putting us nose to nose. "Good, that means you're passionate."

I didn't have time for a rebuttal. In the next instant Carmen's lips were pressed against mine, hard and sure.


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A little info about this scene: This takes place after Jessica returns from a date, only to find herself cornered by her best friend's overbearing and overprotective brother. 

  

This is the first book in a humor filled, witchy series.
Witt and Romance--Together they can overcome anything...


Jessica Warren comes from a long line of witches. At the age of eighteen her ability to wield magic will intensify and she will be welcomed into the fold with open arms. That is, until she she risks it all.

Magic isn't something to be taken lightly. With each spell cast the user suffers dangerous after effects that carry the potential of destroying their life. After her parent's divorce, Jessica begins abusing her powers, but she really doesn't think she's doing anything wrong--it's everyone else that has a problem.

When her best friend, Amber, informs her that she had a vision of Jessica's mother dying in a car accident, a victim of her own abuse of magic, Jessica is in a race against time to save her mother. Her life is only complicated further when a boy catches her attention and she has to not only save the day, but keep all of her secrets hidden.


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15 comments:

  1. "Good. That means you're passionate." Dang it, he caught her! Love this line. :)

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    1. Thanks, me too! I love Carmen :)
      Thank you for stopping by!

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  2. OK I LOVED that scene - the dialog made me laugh inagoodway and I certainly want to see more of this story! Great snippet!

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  3. Loved this scene! I can so hear him saying "That means you're passionate." And I'l bet my last dollar he is too! Great 8!

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  4. Good snippet! Lots of emotion and nice visuals. :-)

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  5. Thank you for stopping by, ladies! I am thrilled that you liked it. For me, Addicted to Magic was a fun ride filled a lot of laughs. If you decide to read the full story, I hope you will stop back and let me know how you liked it.

    Cheers!

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  6. I found your great blog through the WLC Blog Follows on the World Literary Cafe! Great to connect!

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    1. Same to you, Marilou!Thank you for stopping by, and I hope to see you around from time to time.

      If you host a blog, send me the link. I would love to return the favor :)

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  7. Hi! following you back from #WLCBlogFollows. thanks for including your blog link. I'm so-o behind on the follows from the page. :) have a great day!

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  8. Hi! Stopping by from the WLC to #sharethelove4authors. Great blog!

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  9. Stopping by from the WLC to #sharethelove4authors. Loved the post!

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  10. I found your blog through the WLC Blog Follows program, and I am glad I did :)
    It is really nice to meet you!
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  11. I found your great blog through the WLC Blog Follows on the World Literary Cafe! Great to connect!

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  12. I found your great blog through the WLC Blog Follows on the World Literary Cafe! Great to connect!

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