Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Teaser Tuesday (15)

Teaser Tuesday is hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading.

Rules of Attraction by Simone Elkeles: Book CoverThis weeks is Rules of Attraction by Simone Elkeles.
Synopsis:
Carlos Fuentes doesn't want any part of the life his older brother, Alex, has laid out for him in Boulder, Colorado. He wants to keep living on the edge, and carve his own path?just like Alex did. Unfortunately, his ties to a Mexican gang aren't easy to break, and he soon finds himself being set up by a drug lord. When Alex arranges for Carlos to live with his former professor and his family to keep him from being sent to jail, Carlos feels completely out of place. He's even more thrown by his strong feelings for the professor's daughter, Kiara, who is nothing like the girls he's usually drawn to. But Carlos and Kiara soon discover that in matters of the heart, the rules of attraction overpower the social differences that conspire to keep them apart. As the danger grows for Carlos, he's shocked to discover that it's this seemingly All-American family who can save him. But is he willing to endanger their safety for a chance at the kind of life he's never even dreamed possible?
First Teaser:
"'Yes.'He cocks a brow. 'I'm impressed. I'm pissed off, but impressed.' He closes his locker, the ninety-nine cookies still attached to the inside."~Page 41


Second  Teaser:
"Bright. It's too bright. I open my eyes to the morning sun hittin' me right in the face. I'm still in Brittany's car." ~Page 56

1 Loud Comments:

Leilani @Leilani Loves Books said...

Woot Woot!
Go Rules Of Attraction!!!
<3 Carlos!

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