Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Teaser Tuesdays: A Head Full of Ghosts

This week my teaser lines come from A Head Full of Ghosts (William Morrow, June 2015), Paul Tremblay's chiller about a teenaged girl's apparent descent into madness, as remembered years later by her younger sister. This quote is from page 52 (Loc. 839 of the Kindle edition):
That night, standing in Marjorie's doorway, when I knew nothing of night terrors and old plaster, I saw Marjorie clinging to the wall like a spider.... Her arms and legs were spread-eagled, with her hands, wrists, feet, and ankles sunk into the wall as though it were slowly absorbing her. 
Just hangin' around, Sis?

For some reason, I've been reading a ton of ghostly and gothic tales this year. I didn't set out to do that, so I'm not really sure how it happened. This book seems to be made up of bits from just about every horror film/novel/TV-show I've ever read or seen. But I think that's deliberate. So far, I'm enjoying it just enough to keep on reading.

So, what do you think? Sound like something you'd continue with? Do you read spooky books, or do you prefer something a little more "down to earth"?

Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by Jenn at A Daily Rhythm. If you'd like to read more teasers, or take part yourself, just head on over to her blog.

And please feel free to leave me a link to your Teaser Tuesday post in your comment here.


  1. I've been really curious about this book for some time now. I'll be interested to know what you think when you finish it.

  2. I love anything with an element of horror in it, so I would probably keep reading just to see how it all turns out. I look forward to your thoughts on it!

  3. Wow, that's a frightening teaser. Will write down title of book.

  4. Sounds like my kind of reading. I'm in!

    My TT - http://fuonlyknew.com/2015/07/07/teaser-tuesdays-121-morrigans-shadow/

  5. Creepy!

    mine: https://storytreasury.wordpress.com/2015/07/06/teaser-tuesday-stories-of-the-raksura-volume-2/


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