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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Teaser Tuesdays (55): Hysteria

Teaser a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
• Grab your current read
• Open to a random page
• Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
• BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
• Share the title and author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

Mallory killed her boyfriend, Brian. She can't remember the details of that night but everyone knows it was self-defense, so she isn't charged. But Mallory still feels Brian's presence in her life. Is it all in her head? Or is it something more? In desperate need of a fresh start, Mallory is sent to Monroe, a fancy prep school where no one knows her . . . or anything about her past. But the feeling follows her, as do her secrets. Then, one of her new classmates turns up dead. As suspicion falls on Mallory, she must find a way to remember the details of both deadly nights so she can prove her innocence-to herself and others.

In another riveting tale of life and death, Megan Miranda's masterful storytelling brings readers along for a ride to the edge of sanity and back again.

Megan Miranda


Scarlet was not the color of blood. And despite what Nathaniel Hawthorne led me to believe, it wasn't the color of shame either. I should know. Brian's blood had stained the kitchen tiles a fire-engine red. And as I watched him slide to the floor, the color I felt inside was a deep, deep burgundy. (eARC location 43)


Katie Turner said...

Awesome teaser. I looked at requesting this off NetGalley today, might have to go request it now. Please check out My Teaser Tuesday

Beth said...

Interesting teaser! My teaser comes for a P.G. Wodehouse novel.

Fairytale Nerd said...

What's with the colors? I hope you're enjoying the book. It looks interesting.

Here's my teaser from The Evolution of Mara Dyer.

Duncan D. Horne - the Kuantan blogger said...

That's great! We all like a bit of descriptive death!
Here's mine: I love Dan Brown

C.M.Brown said...

A little creepy, but intriguing.


Beth F said...

Good one!!!!

Juli Rahel said...

Ooooh, this sounds very interesting!! I love the synopsis, so this should be good! Thanks for sharing and hop on over if you have the time! I'm teasing with my own short story this time, I know, very presumptuous! ;)
My Teasers
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Tiffany Drew said...

OMG I'm so jealous! I sooooo need to read this one!

My Teaser

Cathy De Los Santos said...

Quite a colorful teaser you have there. I can't wait to check this book out. Her'es my Teaser

Tribute Books Mama said...

Very descriptive teaser.