Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by The Purple Booker. If you want to join in grab your current read, flick to a random page, select two sentences (without spoilers) and share them in a blog post or in the comments of The Purple Booker.
This week my teaser comes from Broken Things by Lauren Oliver. I received this a couple of weeks ago from NetGalley and just started yesterday so it’s very early days but I do like Oliver’s writing. I didn’t really want to flick forward for my teaser in case I stumbled on a spoiler so I’m afraid I’ve gone for something from near the start.
The Monsters of Brickhouse Lane.
The child killers.
That’s the story the way everyone tells it, at least, a story repeated so many times, accepted by so many people it has become fact.
1% Broken Things by Lauren Oliver
It’s been five years since Summer Marks was brutally murdered in the woods.
Everyone thinks Mia and Brynn killed their best friend. That driven by their obsession with a novel called The Way into Lovelorn the three girls had imagined themselves into the magical world where their fantasies became twisted, even deadly.
The only thing is: they didn’t do it.
On the anniversary of Summer’s death, a seemingly insignificant discovery resurrects the mystery and pulls Mia and Brynn back together once again. But as the lines begin to blur between past and present and fiction and reality, the girls must confront what really happened in the woods all those years ago—no matter how monstrous.