I am currently reading my way through a long list of science fiction and fantasy titles. (http://www.npr.org/2011/08/07/138938145/science-fiction-and-fantasy-finalists if you are interested in the list).
Hilo draped his arms over Shae's shoulders and hugged her, then spoke into her ear, "I could still kill him for you."
"Screw you, Hilo," she snapped. "I can kill my ex-boyfriends myself."