Teaser Tuesday: A Madness So Discreet, Queen of Shadows, Giovanni's Room, All Our Yesterdays, & Supersymmetry
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They all had their terrors, but at least the spiders that lived in the new girl's veins were imaginary. Grace had learned long ago that the true horrors of this world were other people.
~ A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis, Kindle Location 78 (ARC)
When blood and rain lay in puddles on the broken cobblestones, when Aelin stood in a field of fallen men, she began slicing.
Head after head tumbled away.
Then she leaned against the wall, waiting. Counting.
They did not rise.
Aelin stalked from the alley, kicking shut the sewer grate, and vanished into the rainy night.
~ Queen of Shadows (Throne of Glass #4) by Sarah J. Maas, pg. 129
People are too various to be treated so lightly. I am too various to be trusted. If this were not so I would not be alone in this house tonight. Hella would not be on the high seas. And Giovanni would not be about to perish, sometime between this night and this morning, on the guillotine.
~ Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin, pg. 5
Finn presses a kiss to the crown of my head, and I shiver. His lips travel down to my temple and my cheek, skimming kisses there, too. "Em," he hums. I tilt my face to look at him, and we're so close, I can feel his breath against me. "Yeah?" "I know you know already," he says, "but I always wanted to be looking at you when I finally said it for real. I know my timing is terrible here. . . " Oh God, Finn. Don't.
~ All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill, pg. 104
Sandra sighed. “I knew this was how this conversation was going to go. What’s M-theory? Though really, I’m afraid to ask.”
“It stands for Membrane Theory,” Alex said. “Think membranes in multiple dimensions.”
Ryan frowned. “That’s not what it stands for.”
“I don’t think it stands for anything. I know it doesn’t stand for membrane, though.”
“Matrix?” Alex said.
“Look, I don’t care,” Sandra said. “Just tell me what the Muffin Theory says, and why I should care.”
~ Supersymmetry by David Walton, Kindle Location 1647 (ARC)