Teaser Tuesday: Lair of Dreams, Version Control, & Behold the Bones
Teaser Tuesday is a weekly feature, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm.
For dreams, too, are ghosts, desires chased in sleep, gone by morning. The longing of dreams draws the dead, and this city holds many dreams.
~ Lair of Dreams (The Diviners #2) by Libba Bray, pg. 8
If you could keep in mind that what people were communicating with wasn't you, but a stripped-down version of yourself, a little marionette made out of data, then the things that other people said to your puppet became amusing rather than insulting, and the act of puppetry became a game instead of something that mattered.
~ Version Control by Dexter Palmer, Kindle Location 1474 (ARC)
"Dad was not a quiet man," Jack says, frowning at the sudden quiver in his voice. He clears his throat. "And even in the face of death, he was a mean old coot. What did he say as that heart attack squeezed his innards?" Then comes the roar of my collective family, "Come at me, you bastard!"
~ Behold the Bones (Beware the Wild #2) by Natalie C. Parker, Kindle Location 82 (ARC)