Thirsty Thursday and Hungry Hearts
Welcome to Thirsty Thursday and Hungry Hearts, an original weekly meme hosted here at (un)Conventional Bookworms. So many of the books we read have food or drinks in them, some we’d love to try, and others we’d never ever want to taste… and I thought it could be interesting and fun to share some food and / or drink quotes… If you want to participate, you can grab our logo if you’d like, or you can make your own, but please link back to us in your own post.
The idea of Thirsty Thursday and Hungry Hearts is to share a quote with food or drinks that showed up in a recent read, as well as if it’s something you think you’d like or not. Please share the title of the book it happened in, as well as the character who ate or drank the special little something you discovered between the pages of a good read. Please link up beneath, and visit other bloggers who are participating in Thirsty Thursday and Hungry Hearts as well.
My quote for this week comes from the lastest release from JA Huss & Johnathan McClain, The Square. I’m not a straight liquor kind of gal but I felt bourbon was appropriate for Alec, Christine, and Danny considering what they’d been through. And no, I’m not gonna tell you what they’d just been through. 😉
He chooses a bourbon, something with a green label I don’t recognize, gets three glasses, and pours us all drinks.
I’m watching him do this. As is Alec. And he’s just about to start handing them out when he looks at us, holds up a finger, then fishes two ice cubes out of a bucket and plops them into one glass.
Smile number three. Because he remembers.
“I don’t want one,” Alec says, putting up a hand as Danny approaches.
“It’s not optional.” He says it with a snide, sideways smile. “You need it. So drink it.”
I don’t bother protesting, even though I don’t want one either. I guess he thinks we need this to soften up, and I’m not up to making my own decisions at the moment, so I accept the glass and begin to sip.
It goes down smooth, the burn coming whole seconds later once the drink is in my gut.
Alec downs his whole glass in one gulp. Which has Danny raising his eyebrows behind the bar. But he just shrugs and drains his as well.
“Let’s have another,” Danny says, once again pouring. He takes the bottle and his new drink over to the coffee table in the middle of the room, and then refills Alec’s glass.
Alec considers objecting again, but he’s too weary. So he just downs it as well.
“Sit,” Danny says to both of us. “We’re gonna figure this shit out.”
Thanks for stopping by today, I look forward to reading your Thirsty Thursday and Hungry Hearts quote. Have a terrific Thursday and don’t forget to link up.