Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Teaser Tuesday (Wednesday) x2!

Rica Eat World and Okapi present you with another teaser packed Tuesday! Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading..

is currently reading the paranormal story, Hush Hush.
And now, here's your teaser!

"Scared?" he murmured.
My pulse edged up a degree. "I'm not scared of you."
-Hush Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick, page 125

On the other end of the spectrum, Rica Eat World is reading the science fiction novel, The House of the Scorpion.

"When the day came, Eduardo received the newborn inot his hands as though it were his own child. His eyes blurred as he laid it in a crib and reached for the needle that would blunt its intelligence. "Don't fix that one," said Lisa, hastily catching his arm. "It's a Matteo Alacran. They're always left intact."
Have I done you a favor? thought Eduardo as he watched the baby turn its head toward the bustling nurses in their starched, white uniforms. Will you thank me for it later?" - The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer, page 4

There you have it, two great snippets from two great books. Be sure to check them out and keep checking back for reviews of these books once we finish them. So far, they're great!

Happy Wednesday and keep reading!


  1. Both are great books. I read The House of the Scorpion when it first came out and have passed it on to several students since. I loved Hush, Hush when I read it this past weekend. Thanks for reminding me that I need to write a review!

  2. OH MY OKAPI! I want to run out and find hush hush right now! That is a great Teaser!

    Rica! I am intrigued by The House of Scorpions it look interesting!

  3. Dude, Hush Hush is a title I SO want to read!
    And though I've never heard of The House of the Scorpion till now, I'm hooked too!
    Love, Hannah