Books, Teaser Tuesdays

Teaser Tuesdays: Firefight and The Geography of You and Me

Teaser Tuesdays

It’s time for another “Teaser Tuesday!”

This feature (or meme)  is one I discovered on my friend Kim’s site Book Munchies, and is hosted by MizB of the Should Be Reading blog. For those of you who would like to play along at home (or more specifically on your homepage), here is how Teaser Tuesdays work.

– Grab (one of) your current read(s) and open it to a random page
– Share a couple “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!)

—> Now on to the main event!

 

Firefight (The Reckoners, #2) by Brandon Sanderson

Hardcover, 416 pages
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release Date: January 6th, 2015
ISBN# 9780385743587
Page: 9

That bullet exploded as it passed through her energy field.

Even soaked in Kool-Aid, her protections worked.

She looked at me, her electricity flaring to life–growing more violent, more dangerous, lighting the room like a calzone stuffed with dynamite.

Uh, oh…

 

 

 

The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith

Hardcover, 337 pages
Publisher: Poppy
Release Date: April 15th, 2014
ISBN# 9780316254779
Page: 37

Outside, they stood for a moment with the plastic bags hooked around their fingers. The last streaks of pink  had been erased from the sky over the Hudson, and an inky black had settled over the street. As they walked uptown to join the line for free ice cream, there was still a feeling of celebration to the evening.

Books, Waiting On Wednesday, YA

“Waiting On” Wednesdays: Firefight

Waiting on Wednesdays

Waiting on Wednesdays is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine. The purpose is to spotlight upcoming book releases that we are excited for.


 

Firefight (Reckoners, #2) by Brandon Sanderson

Hardcover, 432 pages
Publication Date: Jan. 6th 2015
Publisher: Delacorte Press
ISBN: 9780385743587
Add it: To your TBR Pile or your “Want to Read” list on Goodreads.

From the #1 “New York Times” bestselling author of Words of Radiance coauthor of Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series, and creator of the internationally bestselling Mistborn Trilogy, Brandon Sanderson presents the second book in the Reckoners series: Firefight, the sequel to the #1 bestseller Steelheart.

They told David it was impossible–that even the Reckoners had never killed a High Epic. Yet, Steelheart–invincible, immortal, unconquerable–is dead. And he died by David’s hand.

Eliminating Steelheart was supposed to make life more simple. Instead, it only made David realize he has questions. Big ones. And there’s no one in Newcago who can give him the answers he needs.

Babylon Restored, the old borough of Manhattan, has possibilities, though. Ruled by the mysterious High Epic, Regalia, David is sure Babylon Restored will lead him to what he needs to find. And while entering another city oppressed by a High Epic despot is a gamble, David’s willing to risk it. Because killing Steelheart left a hole in David’s heart. A hole where his thirst for vengeance once lived. Somehow, he filled that hole with another Epic–Firefight. And he’s willing to go on a quest darker, and more dangerous even, than the fight against Steelheart to find her, and to get his answers.

Brandon Sanderson can pretty much do no wrong in my book, and his Reckoners series is no exception! I’m so incredibly excited for this second book, and can hardly wait to see what happens to David and his crew. The first book had such an amazing feeling to it; it was at once uniquely dystopian and futuristic, and yet it also had (at the same time) what a good friend of mine described as an old-school gangster feel to it. Very mob movie in a way that was wonderful. I’m so thrilled to be so close to seeing where this story is going to go next!

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What are you waiting for this week?

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