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"You're not fooling us." She turns the notebook, holding up the page so I can see it, showing me my own foot which is somehow evidence that I'm not me. "We know you're not Raleigh." We. Not the royal We. The crazy We. Sibella Giorello, Stone and Spark Excerpt from Stone and Spark #yalit #teasertuesday #amreading

“Will they cower?' Kym asked. 'Tons of cowering! Plus your name in the summer programme. A custom-designed banner. A cabin at Camp Half-Blood. Two shrines. I'll even throw in a Kymopoleia action figure.' 'No!' Polybotes wailed. 'Not merchandising rights!” ― Rick Riordan, The Blood of Olympus Excerpt from Blood of Olympus @camphalfblood #yalit #teasertuesday #rickriordan #heroesofolympus

"I love lasagna," I said. I would have told her I loved liver and onions if she'd asked because my mom had been harping on me for three days about minding my manners, but I really did love lasagna and practice had left me hungry. L.N. Cronk, Chop, Chop ‪#‎books‬ ‪#‎yalit‬ ‪#‎teasertuesday‬

“I missed you, Justy! Oh, I missed you, I missed you, I missed you!” He laughed and lifted her up, whirling her around in a circle. “It’s only been two days,” he pointed out. P.D. Workman, June & Justin #books #yalit #teasertuesday #amreading

Death was once nothing more than a game to us, back at home, when we were children and we practiced for hours every day with sticks instead of swords. Back when I was still Alexa, instead of Alex, Marcel’s twin brother and member of Prince Damian’s personal guard. Excerpt from Defy swordfighting sorcerers yalit amreading teasertuesday

“I love everyone in this house,” she said, her voice softening, “but in the whole wide County, you’re the only person who’s really like me. As yet, you’re just a boy who’s still got a lot of growing to do, but you’re the seventh son of a seventh son. You’ve the gift and the strength to do what has to be done. I know you’re going to make me proud of you.” Excerpt from The Last Apprentice by Joseph Delaney #teasertuesday #yalit #magic #fantasy #amreading

God is not afraid of pain. He does not try to keep us from it. He does not avoid it for Himself. So I suppose we should not fear it either. Rachel Phifer, The Language of Sparrows #teasertuesday #yalit #amreading

A girl on the cheer squad had once asked Gabriel if having a twin was like looking in a mirror all the time. He’d asked her if being a cheerleader was like being an idiot all the time—but really, it was a good question. Brigid Kemmerer, Spark Excerpt from Spark #yalit #teasertuesday #amreading

“These mortals are a surprising people,” Karen said next to me. I nodded. I didn’t want to mention my cynicism as to how half of them were just as willing to lynch us an hour ago. Brandon Berntson, When we were Dragons Excerpt from When we were Dragons and Feature by Goodlife Fitness #teasertuesday #yalit #fantasy #books #amreading

“I liked the feeling of love,' [Jonas] confessed. He glanced nervously at the speaker on the wall, reassuring himself that no one was listening. 'I wish we still had that,' he whispered. 'Of course,' he added quickly, 'I do understand that it wouldn't work very well. And that it's much better to be organized the way we are now. I can see that it was a dangerous way to live.' Lisa Lowry, The Giver  #‎yalit #‎dystopian #‎books #‎amreading #‎teasertuesday