Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Teaser Tuesday (43): Dark Days by Kate Ormand

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Teaser Tuesday 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’s Teasers come from the following book:
Title: Dark Days
Author:  Kate Ormand
Publisher:  Sky Pony Press
Release Date: June 3, 2014
Purchase:  Amazon  | B&N

Summary: 

The future world has been divided into sectors--each the same as the other. Surrounded by thick steel fences, there is no way in and no way out. Yet a cyborg army penetrates each sector, picking off its citizens one by one, until no one is left. Behind the sectors' thick walls, the citizens wait to die. Few will be chosen to survive what's coming; the rest will be left behind to suffer. A new world has been created, and its rulers are incredibly selective on who will become a citizen. They want only those with important roles in society to help create a more perfect future. 

Sixteen-year-old Sia lives in one of the sectors as part of a family that is far too ordinary to be picked to live. According to the digital clock that towers high above her sector, she has only fifteen days to live. Sia has seen the reports and knows a horrific death is in store for her, but she is determined to make the most of her final days. Sia refuses to mourn her short life, instead promising herself that she'll stay strong, despite being suffocated by her depressed mother and her frightened best friend. Just when Sia feels more alone than ever, she meets Mace, a mysterious boy. There is something that draws Sia to him, despite his dangerousness, and together, they join a group of rebels and embark on an epic journey to destroy the new world and its machines, and to put an end to the slaughter of innocent people.

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My Teaser: 

"Remember the list, I remind myself. 
Remember your life is almost over.  Don't waste it."
                                            
                                                        - Kindle location 23%

I'd love to know what your Teaser is!

chelesiggy

14 comments:

  1. Well that's intriguing. I'm wondering... what list?

    My Tease @ Marilyn's Mystery Blog

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    1. It really is -- I'm enjoying it! I don't want to spoil anything about the list so I'll just say that this poor kid is living in "Dark Days" indeed ;) Thanks for stopping by, Marilyn <3

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  2. Now I need you to tell me why her life is almost over... also what list? Why do you leave me with so many questions? Do you enjoy making me crazy? TELL ME hahahah love you! *smoosh*

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    1. Hahaha! I take this TEASER business seriously!! I'm liking this story a lot, Wifey. This girl is not having a good day -- at all. *smoosh*

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  3. Does she have a bucket list? :) How does she know she has 15 days? It sounds like an interesting read. :) I'm looking forward to your review!

    Here is my Teaser Tuesday if you want to drop by.

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    1. It really is intriguing -- dark, but good so far! Thanks so much, Alex!

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  4. Good teaser!

    My excerpt this week from a middle grader book “Benny and the Bank Robber”

    http://pdworkman.com/teaser-from-benny-and-the-bank-robber-teasertuesday/

    Sort of a Christian mystery/adventure for kids!

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  5. Oh my! That tease had me adding this one to my TBR pile.

    My Teaser

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  6. Good advice,life goes fast so definitely should make the most of it.

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  7. Ooh, fantastic teaser! I'm definitely intrigued! I hope you're enjoying the book, it sounds great. Thanks for sharing!

    Here's my my teaser at Bookmunchies (:

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    1. I really am, Cyn -- I'm so curious and ready for some answers! Thanks so much :)

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  8. That definitely captures your attention!! I wanna know!!! :D

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  9. sounds like words of wisdom

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