30+ quotes from While It Lasts by Abbi Glines

Quotes from While It Lasts

Abbi Glines ·  304 pages

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“You see somethin' ya want, baby?"
"Maybe. I'm checking things out. Seeing if I'm interested," I shot back with my own evil grin.
"I see something I want," he drawled as he came toward me.
"You do?"
"Hell yeah, I do," he murmured. "I love chocolate." What? My excitement turned to confusion. His arm reached out beside me and took the piece of chocolate cake I'd brought him.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“He closed his eyes and let out a jagged breath. "Okay."
He settled between my legs holding himself over me. "I've never been with a virgin, Eva. I'm going to try real hard not to hurt you."
"Will it hurt you?" I asked, thinking about his pained expression when he'd said I was too tight.
He smiled, "It's going to be the closest to heaven I'll ever get, baby.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“I'm worried that this is too soon. What if you get tired of having me around all the time? What if I eat your Wheaties or leave my makeup out in the bathroom or what if I snore?"
"I don't eat Wheaties, I hope you leave all your girlie shit laying all over the place so I can see it when you're not there and know you're coming back. And you don't snore. You do this soft purring thing that is so fucking cute I just want to lay awake and listen to you.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“I was taking the bad boy off the market for good.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“You are such a bad boy." She tugged on the hair that brushed my collar.
"I can be real bad. You haven't seen anything yet," I murmured, bending my head so I could take a nip at the soft skin at the back of her neck.
"I'm not sure I could keep up with you. I'm extremely inexperienced. We are in completely different planets when it comes to sexual experience," her breathing was labored as I licked and kissed different sweet spots on her shoulders and collarbone.
"I didn't say anything about sex, Eva," I grinned before kissing her jawline. "You're the naughty one who brought up sex.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“I understood that pain was real and sometimes things didn't last. Sometimes you just had to enjoy it while it lasts and cherish it when it's gone.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“I'd walked too close to heaven and gotten a glimpse. The hell I'd lived before her no longer appealed to me.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“She deserved a man who could take care of her. But fuck if I was just going to leave her. I couldn't do that. I may not be good enough for her but I was gonna damn well try my hardest to become worthy.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“Dear Josh,
Thank you for giving me the most amazing memories. My life growing up was so full because you were in it. Having your love and loving you was always
just right. It made sense. You were my home. When I was with you I knew everything would be okay.
You dried my tears for me when I was sad. You held my hand when we buried my mother. You made me laugh when the world seemed like it was
falling apart. You were every special memory a girl could have. That first kiss will forever be embedded in my brain. It was as funny as it was sweet.
Our life together molded me into the woman I’ve become. I understand what it feels like to be loved and cherished because I had that with you. I
never doubted my worth because you taught me I was worthy.
When you said that one day I would heal I didn’t believe that was possible. Life couldn’t go one without my best friend. There was no room for
another guy in my heart. It turns out you were right. You always were. I found him. He is incredible. He is nothing at all like I would have planned. He
doesn’t fit into a perfect package. He managed to wiggle into my heart and take over before I knew what was happening. I found that happiness you told me
would come along. I’m going to go live that life. I’m sure it will be a wilder ride than I ever imagined and I can’t wait to live it. He’s my home now. I’ll
always love you. I’ll never forget you. But this is my goodbye. I wasn’t ready before to let you go. Now, I can move on. Your memory will live on in my heart
Your Eva Blue”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“Once he had me panting for breath he broke the kiss and burried his head in the curve of my neck. "I fucking love you." I giggled. That was a very cage response.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“I couldn't forget. I couldn't break. She had the power to break me. No one had ever been given that power, ever.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“I didn’t want to see you but you invaded my world
Every dark corner you found a way in
Bringing color to the lifeless and lost.

I didn’t want to touch you but you reached inside me
Every lost memory you found a way to melt the frost
Until the small closed world inside opened up into the sea

You made me love you by the smile on your face, the kindness in your eyes and the heat of your skin. One kiss makes all that’s been hurt fade away.
You made me love you for the man inside. The one no one sees but me. The man who listens to what my heart has to say.

I didn’t want to love you but you’re impossible not to love. Every perfect moment I spend in your arms draws me closer Showing me that life isn’t over because its path takes a sudden turn

I didn’t see you coming when you arrived
Nothing prepared me for the gift of a second chance.
I’ve been loved in life but all that matters now is that I’m loved by you

You made me love you by the smile on your face, the kindness in your eyes and the heat of your skin. One kiss makes all that’s been hurt fade away.
You made me love you for the man inside. The one no one sees but me. The man who listens to what my heart has to say.

I’ll spend eternity in your arms if you’ll trust me when I say that
I love you.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“I'd worried that letting her get too close would break me. Unfortunately, I'd worried about that a little too late. Because I was broken. The Cage I was before Eva no longer existed. As much as I didn't want to admit it, I'd fallen in love with her. I'd allowed someone in and she hadn't want me. I hadn't been good enough. I never was.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“You do realize that I never thought you had a stellar
reputation.” Her teasing tone made me smile.
“What? You didn’t think I was next in line for Pope? Damn, I thought I had you fooled.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“This is what it feels like to care about someone who doesn't feel the same. I'd only known how it felt to love someone who loved me just as fiercely. I'd never known rejection. I'd never wanted someone who didn't want me. The longing didn't go away with rejection.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“There was something in her eyes that drew me in. I wanted to make the sadness she tried to hide go away." -Cage York”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“Last night I'd made love to a woman for the first and last time. It had been amazing and I had a memory that would shape the rest of my life.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“I dropped my phone on the floor and let the pain assail me. I'd given my heart away to someone who didn't want it. Even knowing that, I didn't regret it. I just wanted him to want me. I just wanted him to love me too.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“What? I didn't drop you because I got bored. You. Rejected. Me! And fuck that, Eva. ALL I saw while I was with them was you. I closed my ficking eyes and pictured you. Just--- YOU.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“All I had to do was make this guy happy. I’d take care of his cows and do manual labor
for two and a half months then my coach wouldn’t kick my ass off the baseball team. The DUI, he’d had to bail me out of jail for, would be forgotten
and my baseball scholarship would remain intact. I only had three problems with this plan:
1. No girls.
2. I hated manual labor
3. No girls.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“Okay, so you want your other nipple pierced," she said pulling up a chair and getting her supplies ready.
"She wants my other nipple pierced," he replied winking at.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“Luckily, I's learned at an early age that self-preservation was the only way to survive with your soul intact.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“Even if I had stayed she wouldn't have ever wanted me. She didn't want me for anything more than a summer fling. I was a way of moving on for her.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“I got to get back to work. I’ll be looking for you to come entertain me soon, Becca Lynn,” Cage said in a low whisper then stepped around
her and headed out the door without a backward glance.
The second the door closed behind him Becca pulled out a kitchen chair and sank down into it with a loud thump. “OHMYGOD!” she
squealed. “I swear I think I just creamed my damn panties.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“You could maybe go to a music school and actually meet girls who know how to play the
bass. Typically the ones you pick up in bars only know how to unzip your pants.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“Or maybe I’d lost my soul already. I doubted God let someone like me keep any gift from him. It was highly likely I’d been born without one.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“It wasn’t a question. So, I didn’t reply. Instead, I flashed her a smile that I knew affected any
female’s panties and took a step toward her. “I got a lot of names, baby,” I finally responded.
Her eyebrows arched, straightened her stance and shot me the coldest glare I’d ever
witnessed. What was this chick’s deal? “I’m sure you do. Let me guess STD, Loser, Jackass, and Drunk just to name a few,” she clipped, stepping out of the door and slamming it behind her.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“Really? well, thank you. I was under the impression you wouldn't spit on me if I was on fire”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“The life I lived was Heaven on Earth because I spent it with you.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts

“Entendí que el dolor era real y a veces las cosas no duran. A veces, simplemente tienes que disfrutarlo mientras dure y apreciarlo cuando se haya ido.”
― Abbi Glines, quote from While It Lasts


About the author

Abbi Glines
Born place: in Birmingham, Alabama
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