In my rush, I hadn?t tied my shoelaces.

In my rush, I hadn?t tied my shoelaces. Noah was now tying them for me.
He looked up at me through his dark fringe of lashes and smiled. The expression on his face melted me completely. I knew I had the goofiest grin plastered on my lips, and didn?t care.
There, he said as he finished tying the laces on my left shoe. Now you won?t fall.
Too late.
— Michelle Hodkin, The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer