Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Teaser Tuesday: These Shallow Graves, Persuasion, The Actor and the Housewife, & The Silent Girls

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly feature, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm.

She wasn't holding her tears back; she had none. She desperately wanted to cry, but couldn't.

It was as if her heart, corseted as tightly as her waist, could not find its shape again.

~ These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelly, Kindle Location 266 (ARC)

"I like my desserts more layered and subtle. I think we've discussed this before. Someday, I'll give you a rundown on my philosophy about cakes, women, and complexity."

~ Persuasion (The Heirs of Watson Island #2) by Martina Boone, Kindle Location 744 (ARC)

Even if she was hit on the head and forgot that she was in love with her husband, even if all her moral convictions and sense of basic human decency were surgically removed from her brain, she always had that post-pregnancy body as a very last resort. No chance she'd allow any man to see her naked besides the one who'd gotten her pregnant four times. You broke it, you bought it, baby.

~ The Actor and the Housewife by Shannon Hale, pg. 117

"What's it for, erythromycin?" 

"It's a macrolide antibiotic used to prevent bacterial infection, usually postop, often for individuals who have an allergic reaction to penicillin. Though not always." 

"What would the use of this drug among several teenage girls tell you. If you could give me one word." 

Rankin told him.

~ The Silent Girls by Eric Rickstad, pg. 187


  1. OOoh nice set of teasers! All new to me reads! Hope you're all enjoying your read!

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  2. LOL @ The Actor and the Housewife... I can relate.

  3. I've got six kids, so when I read that I just about died laughing.


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