Teaser Tuesday: Reaper by L.S. Murphy

Posted on 12/11/2012 in Book Review / 11 Comments


Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. 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!


My Teaser

"Reaper by L.S. Murphy"  

I’ve met a few girls who go there, and they are complete and utter snobs.  I mean, there’s popular, and then there’s being a bitch about it.

Page 30, Reaper by L.S. Murphy  

There’s no way sixteen year old Quincy Amarante will become the fifth grim reaper. None. Not over her shiny blue Mustang. Her Jimmy Choos. Or her dead body. She’s supposed to enjoy her sophomore year, not learn about some freaky future Destiny says she has no choice but to fulfill. It doesn’t take long for Quincy to realize the only way out of the game is to play along especially since Death can find her anyway, anywhere, anytime. And does. Like when she’s reassuring her friends she wants nothing to do with former best friend Ben Moorland, who’s returned from god-knows-where, and fails. Miserably. Instead of maintaining her coveted popularity status, Quincy’s goes down like the Titanic. Maybe … just maybe … that’s okay. It seems, perhaps, becoming a grim reaper isn’t just about the dead but more about a much needed shift in Quincy’s priorities—from who she thinks she wants to be to who she really is.


Just started reading this, hoping it’s entertaining!

What’s teasing YOU this week?


 *This quote may change with the final copy of the book.
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Jennifer is both a book nerd and professional photographer. That means she lives in the fantasy world all the time, whether of her making, or someone else's. She collects books like the Duggar family collects kids, and began waiting for her Hogwarts letter at the tender age of 33.


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11 responses to “Teaser Tuesday: Reaper by L.S. Murphy

  1. KristonJohnson

    I have never heard of this book before. Thank you for introducing it to me. It sounds like an entertaining read.

  2. Ooooh, Jenn, I’m loving the sound of this book. And… oooh, every time I come here there’s a <em>Fever</em> quote in the siebar I get distracted. I… don’t remember what I was saying.\nSo I leave you with this: “Fire to my ice.”\n*swoons a little*

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