Making Love in the Library


“No, Alex. Absolutely not.” Mary slammed the book,  and returned it to the shelf.

He pressed his body against hers, breathing heavily in her ear.

“Well… maybe,” she sighed. “Just this once.”

This 33-word flash fiction story was inspired by Trifextra 67: Onomatopoeia.
This photo was inspired by two photo prompts:
the Wordsmith Studio Weekly  Photo Prompt: Books
and the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Pattern

Happy Writing and Photo Fun!

Becca ♥ (extreme multi-tasker)

47 Replies to “Making Love in the Library”

  1. Kir Piccini says:

    Being honest…I scooted right over when I saw the title, I’m a sucker for a romantic tale in the stacks. 😉

    this was so good…hoping her “sigh” was a happy one.

    have a great weekend!

    • Becca says:

      Of course! She wanted to, and as soon as he helped lower her inhibitions, she was totally up for it!!

      I always loved to read, but never spent time in the library when I was in school. Weird, huh?

      • Kir Piccini says:

        no not weird, I think that everyone has their “places”.
        But I do admit to making out in the library. I loved books, I loved kisses…you can have BOTH in the library 😉

        such a fun read, nice to meet you and your blog Becca!

  2. nenna1 says:

    Loved this! It reminded me of my high school boyfriend. We didn’t do much reading in the library…

    Oh my…did it suddenly get warm in here?

    • Becca says:

      I never had a lack of private places to… uh… hang out, when I was a teenager, so the library never made it on “that” list. Maybe it’s time to remedy that… I know hubby would be up for it, lol!!

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  6. ebeth2000 says:

    LOL! High school memories, where you “met” in the library when you were too young to drive. Oy!

  7. danadampier says:

    Oooh, nice flash fiction piece!! …. I’m in love with all those hardback books!

    • Becca says:

      Thanks! They were a college graduation gift from my dad. I haven’t actually read any of those physical books, but I love to look at them!! LOL!

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  10. Gina says:

    Nothing hotter!!! Library + Crush (or whatever). Loved this.

  11. Michael says:

    I work in a law library. It’s terribly unromantic. I have yet to catch anyone making out amidst the Tax binders. But who knows? Maybe, someday….:D

  12. Um-maaaah! Naughty! 😉

    Nicely written. Her weary agreement was just perfect.

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  15. Draug419 says:

    As if libraries needed another excuse to be awesome… 😉

  16. jannatwrites says:

    Well, the prospect of that would be the only way to get my husband in a library. (Not gonna happen… :))

  17. Linda Vernon says:

    Oh the tales those books could tell! 😀

  18. Books and being naughty, quite a combination.

  19. Mary should really learn to control her behavior in the library. I mean…slamming a book?! Really…

  20. Ann Bennett says:

    Oh to be young and foolish again. Of course there weren’t a video camera lurking everywhere when I was young. Fun read.

  21. atrm61 says:

    lol!Imagine doing that in the library!In India,we have such a to do,there is no way such a thing will be allowed(at least that used to be the case some 30 years bk when we were in school)-& ofc the arrangement is such that you are easily visible-sigh!

  22. Lumdog says:

    Sweet story. Brings back nice memories.

  23. Suzanne says:

    Nothing like giving in to temptation! Great take on the prompt Becca!

  24. Was someone reading in the adult section? Frisky.

    Thanks for linking up!

  25. Love the “if I must” attitude! <3 library love

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