Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Teaser Tuesday #92 Undertow by Michael Buckley

Welcome to Teaser Tuesdays! Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm.  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! My Teaser Tuesday is for the following...

Undertow (Undertow #1)
UNDERTOW by Michael BuckleyPublisher: HMH Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: May 5, 2015 

Sixteen-year-old Lyric Walker’s life is forever changed when she witnesses the arrival of 30,000 Alpha, a five-nation race of ocean-dwelling warriors, on her beach in Coney Island. The world’s initial wonder and awe over the Alpha quickly turns ugly and paranoid and violent, and Lyric’s small town transforms into a military zone with humans on one side and Alpha on the other. When Lyric is recruited to help the crown prince, a boy named Fathom, assimilate, she begins to fall for him. But their love is a dangerous one, and there are forces on both sides working to keep them apart. Only, what if the Alpha are not actually the enemy? What if they are in fact humanity’s only hope of survival? Because the real enemy is coming. And it’s more terrifying than anything the world has ever seen.

Action, suspense, and romance whirlpool dangerously in this cinematic saga, a blend of District 9 and The Outsiders.

Teasers from page 59
Nothing gets knocked down here. Nothing gets built, either, except fences.

Teaser from page 61

"I heard your phone is broken."
He looks confused.
"That's why you haven't been able to text me."
He laughs. I guess apologies are for full-timers.

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4 comments:

  1. Sounds intense...and intriguing. Thanks for sharing and enjoy.

    Here's mine: “GUILT”

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  2. Very interesting and the second teaser made me grin. I have this one and hope to read it soon.
    My TT - http://fuonlyknew.com/2015/04/14/teasers-tuesdays-110-shelf-life-the-publicist-book-two/

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  3. Its like you read my mind! You seem to know so much about this, like you wrote the book in it or something. I think that you could do with some pics to drive the message home a bit, but other than that, this is great blog. A great read. Liga Inggris

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