Nov 6, 2012

Teaser Tuesdays -- Velveteen by Daniel Marks

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.

Velveteen (Velveteen, #1)Velveteen By Daniel Marks

Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Publish Date: October 9th
Format: E-ARC

Synopsis from Goodreads:
Velveteen Monroe is dead. At 16, she was kidnapped and murdered by a madman named Bonesaw. But that’s not the problem.

The problem is she landed in purgatory. And while it’s not a fiery inferno, it’s certainly no heaven. It’s gray, ashen, and crumbling more and more by the day, and everyone has a job to do. Which doesn’t leave Velveteen much time to do anything about what’s really on her mind.


Velveteen aches to deliver the bloody punishment her killer deserves. And she’s figured out just how to do it. She’ll haunt him for the rest of his days.

It’ll be brutal... and awesome.

But crossing the divide between the living and the dead has devastating consequences. Velveteen’s obsessive haunting cracks the foundations of purgatory and jeopardizes her very soul. A risk she’s willing to take—except fate has just given her reason to stick around: an unreasonably hot and completely off-limits coworker.

Velveteen can’t help herself when it comes to breaking rules... or getting revenge. And she just might be angry enough to take everyone down with her.

My Teaser 

"Dying!" Quentin howled with laughter as he slunk past the pair.
"That's a good one, Logan. 'Cause they're already --"
"Yep." Logan stopped him with a hand on his chest. "That's why it's funny."

- at about 13% of the E-ARC

This book is dark and hilarious so far :)

Enjoy your Tuesday!

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