Teaser Tuesday: Arcadia Awakens, School Spirits, Alice in Zombieland, Time Between Us, & Rapture
Teaser Tuesday is a weekly feature, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.
The problem was that, yet again, the past was eluding her control. What had happened in the woods, the way she had woken up in the greenhouse half-buried under snakes - none of that had been under her control. She didn't even know what had really happened.
~ Arcadia Awakens by Kai Meyer, Kindle Location 1882
I carefully made my way up the stairs, stake raised at shoulder level. The wall was lined with those tacky globe lamps - seriously, vampires are the worst - and a twinkling caught my eye. Glancing down, I saw that I was covered in a fine layer of shimmery glitter. Oh gross. He was one of those body-glitter wearing jerks.
~ School Spirits by Rachel Hawkins, Kindle Location 64 (ARC)
Cole and his gang sat a few tables away. Cole was... staring at me. Staring - such a mild word for the slitted gaze leveled on me, piercing me. If eyes could throw daggers, I'd have a few embedded in my chest. (Not that that's where he was looking, mind you.)
~ Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter, pg. 70
He stops, breathing hard, and smiles up at me. My hair is everywhere, and he sweeps it to the side so he can see my face. He rests his hand on my cheek. "It's me, remember?" he says. "If they come in, I'll just... disappear and come back five minutes earlier. His smile grows more mischievous.
~ Time Between Us by Tamara Ireland Stone, pg. 254
It was a statue, sculpted from smooth pale pink marble, utterly different from the angels Luce had come to know so well. There was none of the fierce vitality she found in Cam, none of the infinite complexities she adored in Daniel.
~ Rapture by Lauren Kate, pg. 54 (Nook Edition)