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Brushing my fingers through his hair, I whisper, "I love you, Jared," and then, because I know it's an X-Files quote he'll understand, I add, "Even when the world was falling apart, you were my constant. My touchstone."
A muffled, "And you were mine" comes out from under the covers. From the sound of his voice, I can tell he's smiling.
He'll be mad when he fully wakes up and finds out that I'm gone, but if this is the last conversation we're ever going to have, it's a good one. One that's true - and worth remembering.
~ Unbreakable (Unraveling #2) by Elizabeth Norris, pg. 80-81 (ARC)
Ever since I was eight years old, the responsibility of my mother has been on me. I've taken care of her. Moved her. Fed her. Made sure she went to work or helped her find jobs. But right now, what I want more than anything is for my mom to take care of me. I'm done being the grown-up. For a few minutes I want to be the kid. I want my mom. I just want my mom.
~ Dare You To (Pushing the Limits #2) by Katie McGarry, pg. 531 (ARC)
The mark is carefully applying tape and gauze to keep me from bleeding too much. The mark has gentle hands that are stained with blood now, though not in the same way mine will always be. The mark is a person, and he has beautiful eyes and he helps puppies and he trusts girls he really, really shouldn't.
~ Mind Games by Kiersten White, pg. 32