Tuesday Teaser: Vanishing Girls

March 3, 2015 Memes 8

BMR,TeaserTuesdayHere are the rules:

1. Grab your current read
2. Open to a page
3. Pick out 2 lines that are SPOILER FREE
4. Name the title, author, etc

Hosted by Should Be Reading.

vanishing girl 

Dara and Nick used to be inseparable, but that was before the accident that left Dara’s beautiful face scarred and the two sisters totally estranged. When Dara vanishes on her birthday, Nick thinks Dara is just playing around. But another girl, nine-year-old Madeline Snow, has vanished, too, and Nick becomes increasingly convinced that the two disappearances are linked.

Now Nick has to find her sister, before it’s too late. In this edgy and compelling novel, Lauren Oliver creates a world of intrigue, loss, and suspicion as two sisters search to find themselves, and each other.

Teaser is from 34% of the eARC. I actually haven’t started this book so I just put my finger in a spot and took something from that page. 🙂

Her eyes are swollen and her skin is splotchy and bloated in places, like overripe fruit. Her bangs are plastered to her damp forehead. Her cheeks are streaked with mascara, as if she fell asleep without washing her face and has been crying all night long.

Do you have a teaser? Leave me a link and I will check it out. 🙂

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8 Responses to “Tuesday Teaser: Vanishing Girls”

  1. Mandy

    Talk about picking a good one. I’m curious also to see why she’s been crying. It sounds like a good one. You’ll just have to start it. I hope you enjoy it. Happy reading!!!!

  2. A Voracious Reader

    Nice one!

    Want mine? Well, here it is anyway. lol

    “Playfully, she rose up on her knees and tried to topple me. But I am bigger and taller than she, and she giggled as she realised she could not force me down by weight alone.”

    Sun Strokes by Kojo Black

  3. Katia Lief

    Please note that Vanishing Girls is a novel originally published by HarperCollins, in 2012, by Katia Lief. Some of my readers have expressed confusion, since it’s the same title and the same publisher, and so I am spreading the word.

    “Vanishing Girls is powerful, provocative, and pulsating with verve; it also marks an evolution of character and circumstance that should serve the series well in future installments. Further, Karin Schaeffer is both complex and compelling, and arguably one of the strongest female figures in contemporary crime fiction—and her absolute strength of will is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit.”
    —John Valeri, Hartford Books Examiner

    http://katialief.com/vanishing-girls.php

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