Monday, February 14, 2011

Teaser Tuesdays (38)

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly meme hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

Grab your current read

Open to a random page

Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page

BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)

Share the title and author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

Teaser 1:

"I can barely see the top of his head in the throng of Unconsecrated pooling around the intersection of the allley and the main road. At first I think the Unconsecrated have him. That they won't let him go."

The Dark and Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan
p. 69 (ARC)

This is the final book in the Forest of Hands and Teeth trilogy and so far it is gripping and suspenseful. I didn't post a description because it contains minor spoilers for book two, The Dead Tossed Waves.

Teaser 2:

"I wasn't Isis, or Supergirl, or Bella Swan. I was Alice Amorous, daughter of a semifamous, mentally ill romance writer, who would soon be getting food stamps if her mother didn't turn in another book. Which I was supposed to be writing."

Mad Love by Suzanne Selfors
p. 137

When you're the daughter of the bestselling Queen of Romance, life should be pretty good. But 16-year-old Alice Amorous has been living a lie ever since her mother was secretly hospitalized for mental illness. After putting on a brave front for months, time is running out. The next book is overdue, and the Queen can't write it. Alice needs a story for her mother—and she needs one fast. That's when she meets Errol, a strange boy who claims to be Cupid, who insists that Alice write about the greatest love story in history: his tragic relationship with Psyche. As Alice begins to hear Errol's voice in her head and see things she can't explain, she must face the truth—that she's either inherited her mother's madness, or Errol is for real.


  1. A scary teaser. My TT:

  2. Mad Love sounds like a fun read! And love the teaser from The Dark and Hollow Places. Great teasers!

  3. I like the sound of your second book, Mad Love. Sounds like its a funny one.

    here is my TT

  4. Mad Love sounds really good. I liked Coffeehouse Angel, too. The Forest of Hands and Teeth scared me! Zombies freak me out! :) I hope you enjoy all of your books.

  5. Oh my god - that is pretty scary. Poor kid. Hope the ending is fine, and that Psyche and Errol are real!!

    My teaser is from a fantasy series by Lynn Flewelling at e-Volving Books

  6. They both sound wonderful! Great TTs!!

    Mine is up at my site.

    Wakela's World - Tuesday Teaser

  7. Great teasers!
    I have got to read the Carrie Ryan books this year.
    Mad Love is definitely going on my wishlist.

  8. here's mine

  9. I can't wait for Dark & Hollow Places!!! And Mad Love sounds like a really good read!

    Hope you get a chance to stop by Gone with the Words for this week's Teaser Tuesday!


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