Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Teaser Tuesday: Dead Silence, Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, Poison Princess, & Just One Year


Teaser Tuesday is a weekly feature, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.


Every nerve in her body sang in anticipation and she could feel the magnetic pull to be closer, nearer to the body. Or bodies, rather since she'd sensed two distinctly different echoes, nothing the coffee-grounds smell that hovered in the air.

~ Dead Silence (The Body Finder #4) by Kimberly Derting, pg. 73 (ARC)




His inventory is eclectic; there's no evidence of pattern or purpose other than, I suppose, his own personal taste. So, no teenage wizards or vampire police here. That's a shame, because this is exactly the kind of store that makes you want to buy a book about a teenage wizard. This is exactly the kind of store that makes you want to be a teenage wizard.

~ Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan, audiobook disc 1




"I won't let you go back to that boy--not until you give me one bec doux." A sweet kiss. Then he reached forward, unlacing the ribbon from my hair. "What are you doing?" I murmured. "Souvenir." He put it in his pocket, and for some reason that struck me as the sexiest thing I'd ever seen.

~ Poison Princess by Kresley Cole, pg. 74




On the train from London to Paris, she'd started laughing uncontrollably, because she'd thought I'd left her there. I'd made a joke of it; and of course, it wasn't true. I wasn't planning that. but it had got to me because it was my first warning that somehow, this girl saw me in a way I hadn't intended to be seen.

~ Just One Year by Gayle Forman, pg. 58


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