Sneak A Peek Saturday: TEARDROP by Lauren Kate

Sneak a Peek Saturday is a feature that I like to indulge in because I cannot wait to read the tasty tid bits that are put out there for us ravenous readers to enjoy. 

This week I am most pleased to showcase TEARDROP by Lauren Kate. This novel seems to have it all; a killer synopsis and a most gorgeous cover. It makes me wish that I could have it in my hands right now, and I bet you feel the same way. In the meantime enjoy this excerpt and I hope it satiates your appetite.

10/22/13
TEARDROP
Teardrop, Book One
by Lauren Kate
ISBN-13: 978-0385742658
Publisher: Delcorte Books for Young Readers
Pages: 472
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CLICK ON THE BOOK COVER ABOVE FOR YOUR SNEAK PEEK

Never, ever cry...

Eureka Boudreaux's mother drilled that rule into her daughter years ago. But now her mother is gone, and everywhere Eureka goes he is there: Ander, the tall, pale blond boy who seems to know things he shouldn't, who tells Eureka she is in grave danger, who comes closer to making her cry than anyone has before.

But Ander doesn't know Eureka's darkest secret: ever since her mother drowned in a freak accident, Eureka wishes she were dead, too. She has little left that she cares about, just her oldest friend, Brooks, and a strange inheritance-a locket, a letter, a mysterious stone, and an ancient book no one understands. The book contains a haunting tale about a girl who got her heart broken and cried an entire continent into the sea-and something about the story is uncannily familiar.

Eureka is about to discover that the ancient tale is more than a story, that Ander might be telling the truth... and that her life has far darker undercurrents than she ever imagined.

1 comment on "Sneak A Peek Saturday: TEARDROP by Lauren Kate"

Briana wrote: April 1, 2013 at 7:22 PM

Okay, so the cover is magnificent... obviously haha. But the summary doesn't completely pull me in for some reason. I would probably read it anyway just because of cover lust though!


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