Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly meme hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading. Here's what you do...
- Grab your current read
- flip to a random page
- select a few sentences from anywhere on the page
- try not to include any SPOILERS!
- make sure you tell the name of book and the author so we can add the book to our TBR pile!
"Was it a test?" she asked. "I mean, I know I'm still new at this. I'm still the rookie. Did you hang back to test me, to see if I'd be able to handle it alone?"
"Well, kind of," he said. "Actually, no, nothing like that. My shoelace was untied. That's why I was late. That's why you were alone."
"I could have been killed because you were tying your shoelace?"
"An untied shoelace can be dangerous," he said. "I could have tripped." She stared at him. A moment dragged by. "I'm joking," he said at last.
She relaxed. "Really?"
"Absolutely, I would never have tripped. I'm far too graceful."
Skulduggery Pleasant: Playing with Fire, Derek Landy p. 21
And then came the moment when the tires left the icy surface altogether. And with a surge of terror Alex knew that they had come off the edge of the rockface. Then they were in the air with the black frozen waters of Loch Arkaig far below them. For half a second the car hung in the air. Then it pitched forward and plunged down.
Alex Ryder - Crocodile Tears, Anthony Horowitz p. 61
He jumped onto a fallen tree and leaped. Daniel grabbed at a root but he barely touched it. He kicked off the wall and flew another six feet up the slope. His feet touched down on a rock outcropping. Daniel grabbed onto a tree branch that sagged over the top of the cliff-with only one hand. And then we were up and over the top.
The Dark Divine, Bree Despain p. 159