Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by Miz B at 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 and author, too, so that other TT paricipants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers. =]
The Near Witch (The Near Witch)
The Near Witch is only an old story told to frighten children.

If the wind calls at night, you must not listen.
The wind is lonely, and always looking for company.
And there are no strangers in the town of Near.

These are the truths that Lexi has heard all her life.

But when an actual stranger—a boy who seems to fade like smoke—appears outside her home on the moor at night, she knows that at least one of these sayings is no longer true.

The next night, the children of Near start disappearing from their beds, and the mysterious boy falls under suspicion. Still, he insists on helping Lexi search for them. Something tells her she can trust him.

As the hunt for the children intensifies, so does Lexi's need to know—about the witch that just might be more than a bedtime story, about the wind that seems to speak through the walls at night, and about the history of this nameless boy.
Here is my teaser this week:
"It starts with a crack, a sputter, and  a spark. The match hisses to life."
"The wind was here when you were born, when I was born, when our house was built, when the
Council was formed, and even when The Near Witch lived."
Thanks for visiting
Happy Reading. =]


  1. Ooh, nice teasers. I need to add this one to my list


  2. Liked the teaser ^_^ I think I will add it on my TBR list ^_^

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  3. Awesome! I really want to read this. I LOVE the cover!

    Here's mine:

  4. ooh interesting! I wonder what the wind is.

    My TT

    Ning @ Reading by Kindle Fire

  5. Great book and great choices for your teasers! I hope you're enjoying this one. I know I did :). Thanks for sharing.

    Feel free to check out my teasers here.

  6. Hi, great blog! I am a new follower from Teaser Tuesday. I would love a follow back!