Teaser Tuesday is a weekly feature, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.
A roaring sound filled my head, louder than the distant thunder.
There were only two reasons why a stake would be there: either a body had been buried and the marker hadn't been placed yet or...
I stumbled back, struggling to keep my balance as the first drops of rain hit my face.
...or they were marking where the next body would go.
~ Thornhill (Hemlock #2) by Kathleen Peacock, pg. 140 (Galley)
Setting my jaw, I slammed the drawer shut and left the room, my thoughts swirling in a chaotic, sullen mess. I was human, and Meghan was gone. No matter what some half-breed faery said, I didn't belong to that world. I was going to stay on this side of the Veil and not worry about what was happening in Faery. No matter how much it tried to drag me in.
~ The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa, pg. 31
"How are you feeling?"
She crossed her arms over her stomach and said, " Okay. I think it was just... A long day. And it got to me. I'm fine now."
"And my mother?"
"Should be a Disney villain."
~ Keeping Her (Losing It #1.5) by Cora Carmack, Kindle Location 1182 (Galley)
"I thought this was going to be temporary, even when it kept going on and on. It's not. It never was. I am the one who was temporary. I used to think that if she was gone, you would come back to me."
"If she was gone, I would be nothing," said Marco.
~ The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, audiobook
As she recited the facts, Mr. Sweeney's face twisted into a scowl, and she could hear her classmates' thoughts grow increasingly sour. They wren't exactly fans of their resident child prodigy. They called her Curvebuster.
~ Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger, pg. 5