Teaser Tuesday – The Langoliers

I read this novella when I was probably twelve or thirteen while I was visiting my sister in California.  I remember staying up late one night after everyone else went to bed to read it.  I was in a strange house, reading an eerie book and I remember feeling scared every time I heard a strange sound.

I’m not sure why I decided to read this again, other than the fact that it is in a book with other stories I haven’t read yet and it happened to be the first one.  I’m excited to see how I receive the book now that I’m older and have more experience with scary shit.  Although, I’m not sure this one is so much scary as it is just weird.

I watched the mini-series on TV when it came out.  I think it was pretty good, but I honestly can’t remember.

Four Past Midnight

The entire book is called Four Past Midnight written by Stephen King, composed of four short stories/novellas.  I’m going to try and read a story each week so I can have material for the next three weeks.  We’ll see if that actually happens, though.

My teaser comes from The Langoliers on page 13.  I hope you enjoy!

” An animal, one with extremely sharp teeth and claws, awakened and started to snarl inside of her head.  She knew the name of that animal; it was panic, and if she didn’t control it fast, she might do something which would embarrass both her and Aunt Vicky.”

Teaser Tuesday is hosted by Jenn at Books and a Beat.

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!


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