He had no idea who had chosen him, or why, but he felt certain he'd been chosen wisely and he was eager to reap his reward--not only for the money, but for the adventure, for the story, in a life that had been stagnant for too long.From page 25 of The Decent Proposal by Kemper DonovanW.
Teachers tend to discriminate against highly creative students, labeling them as troublemakers. In response, many children quickly learn to get with the program, keeping their original ideas to themselves.From page 10 of Originals--How Non-conformists Move the World by Adam Grant. (Non-fiction)
The boys start to scream as they watch their mother being taken away. They run to her and try to reach her, but the Whistleblowers hold them back.From page 12 of Flawed by Cecelia Ahern.
As Gillian approaches, his mother buries herself in his arms and starts to cry, but it's like no cry he's ever heard before. She wails, long and low, like a wounded animal that any decent man would have the sense to kill.From page 16 of Shelter by Jung Yun. (My review was posted yesterday.)
"Are you kidding me? They mentioned the five of us. And it sounded like they'd done this before."From page 31 of Future Shock by Elizabeth Briggs. (Click link for review)
Be sure to see our review of Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys, a must read that we both liked!
Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Books and a Beat. Anyone can play along, so I thought I would play for fun! Just pick two sentences from the book you are reading.