Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Teaser Tuesday is 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 & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

Here's what I'm teasing this week:

Title: Unhinged
Author: A.G. Howard
Series: Splintered, book #2
Publisher: Amulet
Publication Date: January 7, 2014
Source: received from publisher via Netgalley
Purchase: Amazon | Barnes & Noble

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Alyssa Gardner has been down the rabbit hole and faced the bandersnatch. She saved the life of Jeb, the guy she loves, and escaped the machinations of the disturbingly seductive Morpheus and the vindictive Queen Red. Now all she has to do is graduate high school and make it through prom so she can attend the prestigious art school in London she's always dreamed of.

That would be easier without her mother, freshly released from an asylum, acting overly protective and suspicious. And it would be much simpler if the mysterious Morpheus didn’t show up for school one day to tempt her with another dangerous quest in the dark, challenging Wonderland—where she (partly) belongs.

As prom and graduation creep closer, Alyssa juggles Morpheus’s unsettling presence in her real world with trying to tell Jeb the truth about a past he’s forgotten. Glimpses of Wonderland start to bleed through her art and into her world in very disturbing ways, and Morpheus warns that Queen Red won’t be far behind.

If Alyssa stays in the human realm, she could endanger Jeb, her parents, and everyone she loves. But if she steps through the rabbit hole again, she'll face a deadly battle that could cost more than just her head.
My teaser:
   Morpheus eases closer and grasps my hand. "Shall we try to take the skirt off?" he says, his voice provocative. "We have the leisure of doing it right this time."
   I'm not sure if he intends all of the innuendos packed into that suggestion, but considering it's Morpheus, I suspect he does.
- 33%, Loc 1399 of galley

Oh, that Morpheus!  Never a dull moment with him around!  :D  I'm so happy to be back in this world...I wasn't going to read this one yet, but I couldn't help myself, especially since my sister is preparing to read it and I know she'll want to discuss when I see her next.  =)

What are you teasing this week?  Share it in the comments or leave a link so I can visit!


  1. This book sounds fascinating (and so Morpheus)!
    Thanks for sharing and here's my TT! Also, I'm a new follower through GFC :)

  2. I thought the first book was interesting. I'll have to keep my eye out for this one in January. My teasers this week are from Curtsies & Conspiracies by Gail Carriger and The Isis Collar by Cat Adams. Happy reading!

  3. Great Teaser! I can't wait to read this one, but need to finish Splintered first. Her covers are so vivid and beautiful. Thanks for sharing! Here's mine http://winterhavenbooks.blogspot.com/2013/11/teaser-tuesday-49-shadow-prince-by-bree.html

  4. I loved this teaser and the cover is amazing!! I will be adding this on goodreads :) Thank you

    here is my Tuesday Teaser if you want to check it out

    Chanzie @ Mean Who You Are.

  5. I love innuendos! I definitely need to check out this series soon! Awesome teaser, thanks for sharing!

    Here's my teaser at Bookmuchies (:

  6. I really enjoyed Splintered and cant wait for this to come out. Great teaser.

  7. I finished Unhinged last night! Loved that teaser...I am a Morpheus chick myself so I love all his shenanigans. I hope you enjoy it and can't wait to hear your thoughts!

  8. Oh, so jealous right now! I loved Splintered, can't wait to get my hands on Unhinged, because no doubt it's going to be amazing. :)

    Heres mine

    Kirsty @ StudioReads

  9. I'm really excited about this one. Great teaser!
    Here's mine:

  10. It's definitely torturous waiting to read this one. Can't wait to get me some more Morpheus! :)

  11. Nice teaser, and what a gorgeous cover! I really need to give this series a try. It seems brilliant.
    Thanks for sharing, Jen!

  12. The cover reminds me of 'A Clockwork Orange'... disturbing


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