Jesse Walker from Lost and Found by Nicole Miller
How did Jesse make the cut for book bf? Well...
- He has a heart of gold for everyone that he loves
- He tries to see only the good in people without judgement
- He can fill out a nice pair of skin tight jeans (What? don't judge me. This is an important quality)
Some of the reasons why Jesse is a sweetheart:
"We all want to open up to someone, Rowan. The hard part is finding someone we trust enough to open up to. That person we're not afraid to let into the darkest parts of our world."He bent his face into the curve of my neck. "We don't deserve anything, Rowen. We don't deserve punishment, we don't deserve happiness, life owes us nothing. Realize that." His voice wasn't gentle anymore; it was as strong as I'd ever heard it. "So we have to take what we want because life sure as shit isn't going to freely hand it over." He kissed the skin just above my collar bone. "And I want you.""What we have isn't the kind of thing that goes away when we're separated by time or distance. It will suck not being able to kiss you every day, but that's a sacrifice I'm willing to make for you to be living your dreams."
All phrases and quotes from ARC version of Lost and Found by Nicole Williams
Lost and Found (Lost and Found #1)
by Nicole Williams (Goodreads Author)There’s complicated. And there’s Rowen Sterling.
After numbing pain for the past five years with boys, alcohol, and all-around apathy, she finds herself on a Greyhound bus to nowhere Montana the summer after she graduates high school. Her mom agreed to front the bill to Rowen’s dream art school only if Rowen proves she can work hard and stay out of trouble at Willow Springs Ranch. Cooking breakfast at the crack of dawn for a couple dozen ranch hands and mucking out horse stalls are the last things in the world Rowen wants to spend her summer doing.
Until Jesse Walker saunters into her life wearing a pair of painted-on jeans, a cowboy hat, and a grin that makes something in her chest she’d thought was frozen go boom-boom. Jesse’s like no one else, and certainly nothing like her. He’s the bright and shiny to her dark and jaded.
Rowen knows there’s no happily-ever-after for the golden boy and the rebel girl—happily-right-now is a stretch—so she tries to forget and ignore the boy who makes her feel things she’s not sure she’s ready to feel. But the more she pushes him away, the closer he seems to get. The more she convinces herself she doesn’t care, the harder she falls.
When her dark secrets refuse to stay locked behind the walls she’s kept up for years, Rowen realizes it’s not just everyone else she needs to be honest with. It’s herself.
Synopsis from Goodreads