Teaser Tuesday is a weekly feature, hosted by Jenn at Books and a Beat.
It is an accepted scientific fact that the brain of the average adolescent male thinks about girls every seven heartbeats. Which, when placed in perspective, leaves very little time for the brain of the average adolescent male to seriously think about anything else - including, quite possibly, imminent death.
Addie figured this was the only explanation for why the boy wedged in the seat next to her wasn't freaking out like everyone else on Flight 1160 from New York to Boston.
~ This Is My Brain on Boys by Sarah Strohmeyer, Kindle Location 45 (ARC)
I smoothed my palms over my jeans and entered Orville's dimly lit room, which smelled as though an animal had just been smoked. The curtains were bloodred and drawn. This was not an office. It was a small library, two stories high, with thin ladders and impractical balconies and an expensive ceiling featuring a gaggle of naked Greeks. It was the sort of library you'd marry a man for.
~ The Madwoman Upstairs by Catherine Lowell, pg. 25
It took everything in me to stay put. Not move. He was for someone else, and for all the questionably moral things I was willing to do, that was a line I could not cross.
~ The Mirror King (The Orphan Queen #2) by Jodi Meadows, Kindle Location 586 (ARC)