Swoon Thursday It's Important to Breathe: I'm Swooning over Tucker Price this week in AFTER MATH by Denise Grover Swank

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My Swoon is from: AFTER MATH by Denise Grover Swank. Looking on Goodreads the other day for books and I seen that Valerie at Stuck On Books rated After Math 5 stars.  I said, OMG, wait a minute, I have After Math on my Kindle!!! So I jump right into reading it. And I agree Valerie After Math is definitely a 5 star read!!!

In this scene Scarlett is on a date with Daniel and he just learned Scarlett is tutoring Tucker, who Daniel definitely does not like and he's jealous of. So Daniel says some very mean and awful things to Scarlett. Yep, Tucker the beautiful, bad boy walks in the coffee shop just when Daniel calls Scarlett the 'S' word and Tucker goes all alpha male protected bat sh*t crazy on Daniel. Because nobody going to call Scarlett the woman he  loves a slut! Yep, I love Tucker Price!!!

AFTER MATH (Off The Subject #1)
by Denise Grover Swank
USA TODAY Bestseller!

Scarlett Goodwin’s world is divided into Before and After.

Before she agreed to tutor Tucker Price, college junior Scarlett was introvert, struggling with her social anxiety and determined to not end up living in a trailer park like her mother and her younger sister. A mathematics major, she goes to her classes, to her job in the tutoring lab, and then hides in the apartment she shares with her friend, Caroline.

After junior Tucker Price, Southern University’s star soccer player enters the equation, her carefully plotted life is thrown off its axis. Tucker’s failing his required College Algebra class. With his eligibility is at risk, the university chancellor dangles an expensive piece of computer software for the math department if Scarlett agrees to privately tutor him. Tucker’s bad boy, womanizer reputation makes Scarlett wary of any contact, let alone spending several hours a week in close proximity.

But from her first encounter, she realizes Tucker isn’t the person everyone else sees. He carries a mountain of secrets which she suspects hold the reason to his self-destructive behavior. But the deeper she delves into the cause of his pain, the deeper she gets sucked into his chaos. Will Scarlett find the happiness she’s looking for, or will she be caught in Tucker’s aftermath?
ebook, 250 pages
Published March 11th 2013 by Denise Grover Swank


                                                   Scarlett and Tucker swoon: 

That my short time with him makes me want to live my life, not just watch it pass by. But my tongue refuses to respond except for three little words. "I like you."
    His eyebrows lift, then he laughs softly. "I like you, too." Then his laugh fades and his eyes darken. "I think I more than like you."
   "I more than like you, too."
    His hand returns to my cheek, tilting my face up to his. His eyes search mine. "I'm not good enough for you, Scarlett. You deserve a hell of a lot better than me and for sure a hell of a lot better than Daniel Bailey."
  "That's for me to decide, not you."
  "I'll hurt you, Scarlett. I hurt every single person who gets close to me. I always fuck it up."
   I think about what he just did to Daniel and how he makes me feel. "I'll take my chances."
   He draws a ragged breath and looks like he's in pain as he exhales. "If I kiss you now, I won't be able to let you go, and you'll end up hating me. Tell me to walk away right now before it's too late. Tell me to leave you alone so you can have the life you deserve, Scarlett Goodwin, and not get stuck with a fuckup like me."

                                                               Thanks Valerie!!! 


  1. Ohh I dont know why, but I find that super sweet of him. She better not have let him walk away! Great swoon.

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    Teresa @ Readers Live A Thousand Lives

  2. Ooo, I like the two of them too! :D I'm glad he's so upfront with her - not afraid to put everything out here first. So sweet!

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  3. I am OBSESSED with this series! I love Tucker! ( But- Just wait til you meet Reed in Book Two! WHEW!) DGS really knows how to write some sexy, steamy scenes!

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    Jessica@Lovin' Los Libros

    1. I already have book 2 on my Kindle, Jessica! You know I love the steamy, sexy scenes, thanks for letting me know! <3

  4. I love his honesty! But yet, you know how us girls cant resist bad boys. LOL. Great pick!

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    Xoxo. Daisel @ Owl Always Be Reading

  5. I love the phrase "If I kiss you now, I won't be able to let you go" :D!!! I also have this on my kindle. I guess I know what I will be reading soon.

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  6. I loved this book, as well as the sequel! This swoon is so sweet! I love how he thinks so highly of her. Tucker is one of my book boyfriends! LOL We get more of him and Scarlett in Caroline and Reed and Caroline's story too.

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    Lindy@ A Bookish Escape


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