Teaser Tuesday: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Teaser Tuesdays 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!

Ocean
This week I'm reading the delightful book The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman. It's magical, mysterious, scary, fun, and wonderful! The more I read this guy's books, the more I like him.  I previously read The Graveyard Book, and really liked that, too, so I might have to check out more of his work.

Here are my teasers from page 73/74:

"Oh, sweety-weety-pudding-and-pie, you are in so much trouble."

She was smiling, the hugest, toothiest grin I had ever seen on a human face, but she did not look amused.


Teaser Tuesday: The Year of Shadows by Claire Legrand

Teaser Tuesdays 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.

 

This week I'm reading The Year of Shadows by Claire Legrand, a fabulous middle-grade ghost story. Here are my teasers from page 116:

This was my last piece of sketch paper. I tried not to think about that, colouring in the inky sea over and over, black as night, black as Death.