Teaser Tuesday is a weekly feature, hosted by Jenn at Books and a Beat.
Ada's mother knew she was a songsmith. She knew what she was capable of, and that iron was anathema to her, but they never talked about it. It was just something that existed wordlessly between them.
~ Iron Cast by Destiny Soria, Kindle Location 1452 (ARC)
I fanned myself seductively as he secured the door to its hinges. And then, something mysterious happened. When the wall was all done, David...left.
"What happened?" I mused on the phone with Tram, whom I called immediately after the door clicked shut. "Did someone just build me a pity wall?"
~ Pen and Palate by Lucy Madison & Tram Nguyen, pg. 57
It was commonplace to sport an arm, a leg, a set of ears, two fingers, or even the bottom half of a jaw crafted from exquisite, intuitive prosthetic. Absent limbs were part of the price the people of Black Water City paid for surviving the cruel touch of the epidemic. Nell, however, was the only person with all her metal inside. She was the only person who ticked.
~ Spare and Found Parts by Sarah Maria Griffin, Kindle Location 125 (ARC)