Teaser Tuesday is a weekly feature, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.
While saying good night, Jack had to pause before choking out the words, and his eyes were haunted. He also had a hard time letting go of me. As always, I enjoyed the ferocity of his affection, but I could do without it coming on the heels of a life-threatening situation. We'd had our share of those.
~ Flock (Stork #3) by Wendy Delsol, pg. 61 (ARC)
I never thought I would wish to be like the other pixies spread out around me, all dazed out and immune to emotion, but today I wish I could keep the sobs and pleas coming off this little pixling from breaking what's left of my heart.
~ Dust by Devon Ashley, pg. 54-55 (eBook)
Our gazes lock. The rest of the world drops away, and all I can think is, God, I love his smile. It melts the last few years off of his face, and I see the boy underneath, the one who scampered among tide pools and rescued helpless grapes. What happened to that boy?
~ The Crown of Embers by Rae Carson, pg. 240 (ARC)
I jumped down from the cart, ignoring Juan's protest as it rocked from side to side, and stared wildly up at the figure bound to the stake. I could see now that it was a woman, her body thin and wasted. The creeping sense of horror redoubled and I shook my head, barely able to comprehend what I was seeing.
~ Witchstruck by Victoria Lamb, pg. 220