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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Tuesday Teaser: Venomous by Christopher Krovatin

Teaser Tuesdays 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!
MY BOOK:

Venomous by Christopher Krovatin

Locke Vinetti is a high school junior, disenchanted and more than a little hostile. In fact, for years he's had a lousy social life because of a problem he has with his anger--a force he calls "the venom." Ever since he was eight years old and bit off a piece of a classmate's nose, he's been something of a loner. But all that is about to change when he goes out with his one friend, Randall, to meet some of Randall's crew hanging out at Riverside Park. Because in addition to meeting his kindred spirit, Casey--who has his own problems with his own kind of venom--Locke meets the spikey blue fairy-haircut Goth girl of his dreams. And if their relationship is going to work, he knows he has to rid himself of the venom once and for all. Interspersed with comic book adventures of the fantasy anti-hero alter-ego Locke has invented for himself, VENOMOUS is a fast-paced, funny, and ferocious read about one teenage boy's struggle with his inner demons.


MY TEASER:

--I wasn't the guy to piss off. Just like his little outburst took me off guard, he's never met anyone else who's felt the venom before, he's only experienced it first hand.
page 57

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6 Comments:

Blogger Sidne,the BCR said...

like that bookcover too. so, does that mean locke has met his match and maybe getting a taste of his own medicine.

June 7, 2011 at 3:34 PM  
Blogger fredamans said...

Angry but cool.

http://fredasvoice.blogspot.com/2011/06/teaser-tuesday.html

June 7, 2011 at 3:47 PM  
Blogger Lindsay said...

This sounds really good! I love that he calls it "The Venom" lol
Great pick! Here's my Teaser

June 7, 2011 at 4:32 PM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

Intriguing teaser. My TT: http://www.rundpinne.com/2011/06/teaser-tuesdays-tiny-sunbirds-far-away.html

June 7, 2011 at 4:42 PM  
Blogger Cecelia said...

Not sure what to think of the teaser, but I love the summary and cover art. Interesting choice!

If you'd like, you can check out my teaser here.

June 7, 2011 at 5:34 PM  
Blogger TwilightsDance said...

How are you liking this book? I wasnt a big fan.

June 8, 2011 at 5:40 AM  

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