Teaser Tuesday: Lola and the Boy Next Door, Julius Caesar, Hallowed, & The Essence
Teaser Tuesday is a weekly feature, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.
I don't believe in fashion. I believe in costume. Life is too short to be the same person every day.
~ Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins, Kindle Location 98
Antony: Thy heart is big. Get thee apart and weep.
Passion, I see, is catching, for mine eyes,
Seeing those beads of sorrow stand in thine,
Began to water.
~ Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, Act 3, Scene 1
They stare at each other, one of those high-testosterone stares. "Amazing," Tucker says. There's a challenge in his voice. "Best summer of my life."
I wonder if it's too late to get out of this class.
"Well, that's the thing about summers, isn't it?" says Christian after a minute. "They have to end sometime."
~ Hallowed by Cynthia Hand, pg. 12
I didn't answer. I couldn't. I concentrated instead, focusing everything I had on smothering Sabara. On quelling her treacherous voice, the one that tempted me with its malice. That whispered evil and deceit.
She isn't me. Not yet. I am still in control, I reminded myself, again and again and again.
~ The Essence by Kimberly Derting, Kindle Location 505