Teaser Tuesday: Steelheart & The Program

Teaser TuesdaysWhat is teaser Tuesday? It’s a meme hosted by Should Be Reading.
Grab your current read, flip to a random page, share two teaser sentences, don’t include spoilers.

Steelheart by Brandon SandersonSteelheart by Brandon Sanderson

Hardcover: 386 pages
Publication date: September 24, 2013
Publisher:  Delacorte Press
Add on: Goodreads

“They looked so dangerous, like alligators. Really fast alligators wearing black. Ninja alligators.

I decided not to use that one on Megan.” (pg. 149)

This book is so much fun! With lots of really awful metaphors, just like this one. Which somehow makes it more fun. Go figure.


Cyn’s teaser:

The Program - Suzanne YoungThe Program by Suzanne Young

Hardcover: 405 pages
Publication date: April 30th 2013
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Add on: Goodreads

I wait, still in my seat as the classroom filters out around me. When a message pops up on the screen, I feel my chest tighten.


PLEASE DON’T, I type. I’m terrified that my boyfriend and my best friend will get flagged, and I’ll be left all alone in this place. This barren world.

But all I get back is: I LOVE YOU, SLOANE.” (pg. 18)

end of year RAT

Day 2:

Ooooh. I’m finally getting around to reading The Program (for the End of the Year Readathon)! Just getting into chapter 10 and I’m really liking it. It’s so dark and frustrating but totally in a good way! I’m definitely excited to get further into the book. I’m still lovin’ the cover too (:

Author: Kim

Everything can be made better with a good book or some relaxing knits. 😀 Find me on IG @kimberlyh12 or on Twitter @enervated.

0 Replies to “Teaser Tuesday: Steelheart & The Program”

  1. I’m glad you’re liking The Program so much! I agree it really is dark, but I’m glad Suzanne didn’t shy away from the subject matter and really ‘got her hands dirty’ with her world building!

    1. Me too (: I’m just at the point where Sloane is just starting the Program! It’s definitely a book that pulls heartstrings.

  2. Hmmmm I don’t think The Program would be my thing, I actually took it off my TBR. Steelheart, that quote is classic though! You can’t get more original than ninja alligators.

    1. Ah, that’s too bad. I’m enjoying it so far, but It is different than the typical dystopia I find.
      I love the ninja alligators too!

  3. The Program looks like typical dystopian novel, but I still want to read it.

    1. I actually found it to be a bit different. It’s kinda hard to explain though ahah. I am really enjoying it though, I hope you do too if you pick it up!

  4. Here’s a teaser for you:

    “I’m sorry to bother you but it’s an emergency,” she told Alessandro. “I need a drug test.” City of Lost Dreams (p. 86).

    I’m starting to think that Magnus Flyte novels are always a trip! 🙂

    1. Thanks for sharing the teaser! I wonder what kind of emergency it is!

  5. Both books sound good, but the ninja alligators made me want to know more! Good teasers.
    My Teaser is from CHRISTMAS CALLING.

  6. Ninja alligators made me laugh 🙂 Great teasers! I need to read The Program ASAP. I <3 Suzanne Young

    My teaser is from Red Rising: http://thefictionenthusiast.blogspot.com/2013/12/teaser-tuesday-december-10th.html

  7. SteelHeart sounds like a good read. I enjoyed The Program. Great Teasers. Here is my TT http://cynthiastacey.com/2013/12/10/teaser-tuesday-dec-10/

  8. Ninja alligators? Better send in the ninja turtles. 🙂

    Great teaser. Please check out mine.

  9. Kim! I totally love the alligators teaser! Though if they were like real ninjas we wouldn’t even seen them…haha. Might have to check this book out!

    1. Hahah, there were quite a few really great quotes. But I thought this was too fun to resist. 😀 I hope you do read it and enjoy it.

  10. Great teasers. I’ve read Steelheart but not The Program. My teasers this week are from The Great Trouble by Deborah Hopkinson and Dark Witch by Nora Roberts. Happy reading!

  11. Hmm, The Program, LOVE a good dystopian read! I like the sound of ninja alligators too haha 😉

    Cathy x

  12. Oops, not sure what that link is doing there!! Sorry!

  13. Steelheart made me LOL a lot, the MC was horrible with metaphors!! I love that the author kind of poked fun at himself with it!

    1. Yes! It was a fun quirk of the MC. 😀

  14. I love both your teasers! I really want to read The Program, and the Steelheart teaser was very fun, another book to add to my TBR pile!

    Here’s my Teaser & Top Ten. 🙂

    1. Thanks! I want to read Steelheart too! It sounds hilarious haha.

  15. okay, i’ m for the alligator ninja’s but don’t know if the Program is my kind of read. happy reading

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  17. Thanks for the comment on my blog. I have been wanting to get around to reading The Program, but haven’t yet.

  18. I have Steelheart but have The Program on my wishlist since I first heard of it. Great teasers 🙂

  19. Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace says: Reply

    Great teasers girls!! Heard good things about both books!!

    Thanx for visiting my TT
    Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace

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