Teaser Tuesday: Xander and the Lost Island of Monsters

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm.

The rules are simple: grab your current read, open it to a random page, and post two teaser sentences from somewhere on the page.

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Here’s what I’m reading…

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Title: Xander and the Lost Island of Monsters
Series:
Momotaro #1
Author: Margaret Dilloway
Release Date: April 5, 2016
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion

Xander Miyamoto would rather do almost anything than listen to his sixth grade teacher, Mr. Stedman, drone on about weather disasters happening around the globe. If Xander could do stuff he’s good at instead, like draw comics and create computer programs, and if Lovey would stop harassing him for being half Asian, he might not be counting the minutes until the dismissal bell.

When spring break begins at last, Xander plans to spend it playing computer games with his best friend, Peyton. Xander’s father briefly distracts him with a comic book about some samurai warrior that pops out of a peach pit. Xander tosses it aside, but Peyton finds it more interesting.

Little does either boy know that the comic is a warning. They are about to be thrust into the biggest adventure of their lives-a journey wilder than any Xander has ever imagined, full of weird monsters even worse than Lovey. To win at this deadly serious game they will have to rely on their wits, courage, faith, and especially, each other. Maybe Xander should have listened to Mr Stedman about the weather after all. . . .

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My teachers have tried to get Dad to medicate me. [….] And you know what? Knowing that my teachers think I’m broken does not make me want to come to school more.”

 

I’m really enjoying this book so far.  It’s giving me Percy Jackson vibes and makes me want to finally go back and finish reading the series (I’ve only read the first book).

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Teaser Tuesday: Him

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm.

The rules are simple: grab your current read, open it to a random page, and post two teaser sentences from somewhere on the page.

Here’s what I’m reading…

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“This room was like our private bubble—everything that happened here was just between us. The rest of the world didn’t matter.”

-pg. 195,  Him by Sarina Bowen and Elle Kennedy

 

Jamie Canning has never been able to figure out how he lost his closest friend. Four years ago, his tattooed, wise-cracking, rule-breaking roommate cut him off without an explanation. So what if things got a little weird on the last night of hockey camp the summer they were eighteen? It was just a little drunken foolishness. Nobody died.

Ryan Wesley’s biggest regret is coaxing his very straight friend into a bet that pushed the boundaries of their relationship. Now, with their college teams set to face off at the national championship, he’ll finally get a chance to apologize. But all it takes is one look at his longtime crush, and the ache is stronger than ever.

Jamie has waited a long time for answers, but walks away with only more questions—can one night of sex ruin a friendship? If not, how about six more weeks of it? When Wesley turns up to coach alongside Jamie for one more hot summer at camp, Jamie has a few things to discover about his old friend…and a big one to learn about himself.

 

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Teaser Tuesday: The Elfstones of Shannara

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm.

The rules are simple: grab your current read, open it to a random page, and post two teaser sentences from somewhere on the page.

Here’s what I’m reading…

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“Sickened by the carnage, he nevertheless could not bring himself to move. He stood there, horror and revulsion sweeping through him, a single word shrieking in his mind: Demons!”

pg. 36 The Elfstones of Shannara by Terry Brooks

 

 

 

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