Teaser Tuesday: Illuminae & Susana and the Scot

Teaser Tuesdays

What is teaser Tuesday? It’s a meme hosted by A Daily Rhythm (previously Should Be Reading).
Grab your current read, flip to a random page, share two teaser sentences, don’t include spoilers.

Illuminae - Amie Kaufman and Jay KristoffIlluminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Hardcover: 599 pages
Publication date: October 20th 2015
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Add on: Goodreads

“Interviewer: So. Tell me about your mother.
Ezra: You’re taping this, right?
Interviewer: Audio only. Camera is faulty.
Ezra: Okay, well for the benefit of the sight-impaired, I am now raising my… oh, dear… yes, it’s my MIDDLE finger at Mr. Postgrad here.
Interviewer: Mr. Mason…
Ezra: Now I’m wiggling it.
Interviewer: Terminating interview at 13:58 on 03/19/75.
Ezra: Look at it wiggl-
-audio ends-”


She is catalyst.
She is chaos.
I can see why he loves her.

Did I mention I love Ezra? Because I  love that guy. This was such an interesting read, the book design is insane, and the story is out of this world. It made me both very happy and sad.

Full review soon! This made my TOP TEN of 2015 Best Couples and Best Book Boyfriends lists, and honourable mentions for Best Reads)!


Susana and the Scot - Sabrina YorkSusana and the Scot by Sabrina York

Paperback: 384 pages
Publication date: December 29th 2015
Publisher: St. Martin’s Paperbacks
Add on: Goodreads

She tipped her chin to the side. “Are you saying I’m brilliant?”

“I’m saying you are verra brilliant. And clever and beautiful.”

“You’re not so bad yourself.”

He chuckled. “Doona overwhelm me with compliments.”

“I wouldna dare.” (eARC 42% Kindle)


It was quite fun, so she bonked the other man, even though he was already asleep. Pleased with her work, she skipped over to Hamish.

“What are you doing?” he hissed.

She fluttered her lashes. “Saving you.” (79% eARC Kindle)

I really liked this book, and Susana and Andrew were pretty awesome. But, I’ll be damn if the highlight of this book wasn’t 5 year old Isobel. She is a hoot and half and I’m glad I don’t need to babysit her!


Author: Cyn

noun. a bum OT, procrastinator. reader. eater. sleeper. music listen-er. movie go-er. Loves food too much.

12 Replies to “Teaser Tuesday: Illuminae & Susana and the Scot”

  1. These both sound really good. I have Illuminae on my TBR mountain but haven’t had a chance to start it yet. My YA teaser this week comes from Secrets of the Dragon Tomb by Patrick Samphire which is a fun science fiction title set on Mars. Happy reading!

    1. I hope you enjoy Illuminae, it’s a crazy ride!

  2. That first one sounds like a hoot! Here’s my teaser: http://wp.me/p4DMf0-16A

    1. It’s quite the adventure! Ezra is awesome, haha.

  3. Susana & The Scot sounds like a book I’d enjoy. I like the way the author used dialect in the dialogue.
    My Tuesday post features JEWEL.

    1. It’s a fun Scottish romance, brogue and all!

  4. I can’t stop laughing after reading your teaser for Illuminae. From your description it sounds like quite the reading experience. Susana and the Scot sounds like a fun read. I want to meet Isobel!

    1. Illuminae is a really interesting read!
      Isobel is hilarious. I love her so much.

  5. I loved Illuminae and Susana and the Scout sounds wonderful, Now I want to meet these characters.

    1. I totally recommend Susana and the Scot (and the first book in the series), very fun (:

  6. I have got to get ahold of Illuminae! It sounds so good! Great teasers today!
    Check out my Teaser

    1. Yaaay! It’s pretty darn entertaining! Hope you enjoy it!
      Thanks (:

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