Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Teaser Tuesday: The Book of Lost Souls by Michelle Muto

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along, just do as 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 any spoilers so as not to ruin the book for others!
Make sure to share the title and the author so other TT participants can add the book to their TBR piles!

The Book of Lost Souls

When teen witch Ivy MacTavish changes a lizard into her date for a Halloween dance, everything turns to chaos. And when no one is powerful enough to transform him back except Ivy, it sparks the rumor: Like father, like daughter. Ivy has heard it all before - that her father, who left when she was seven – was involved with the darkest of magic.

Making the rumors worse, someone uses an evil spell book to bring back two of history's most nefarious killers. Ivy's got a simple plan to set things right: find the real dark spell caster, steal the book, and reverse the spell. No problem! But she’ll have to deal with something more dangerous than murderous spirits that want her and her friends dead: the school’s resident bad boy and hotter-than-brimstone demon, Nick Marcelli. Nick’s offering Ivy more than his help with recovering the missing book – he’s offering her a way to ditch her scaly reputation as a lizard-lover. Demons are about as hard to handle as black magic, and as Ivy soon discovers, it’s going to take more than a lot of luck and a little charm if she wants to survive long enough to clear her status as a dark witch, get a warm-blooded boyfriend, and have her former date back to eating meal worms before the week’s end. ~From GoodReads

I love everything about this book. The characters. The story. The humor. I could honestly go on and on. I've had a hard time deciding which teaser I wanted to post. I decided to go with a scene between Nick and Ivy. So, here goes:

"Look, Ivy. I may not be who you end up with. I'm not even who you think you want," Nick said in a low whisper and she drew nearer to hear him better. He lightly stroked her face and an unexpected warm thrill passed through her.
"But Ives," he said softly, "We both know that right now, I'm just what you need."

Good stuff, right? I strongly urge you to go check this book out!


  1. Yeah, good stuff... and I will check it out. Thank you :-) Mine is here http://akweelife.blogspot.com/2011/06/silky-tuesday-teaser.html

  2. I'm usually a bit wary of indie-published e-books, but this sounds really cute and funny! Thanks for the recommendation! :)

  3. Kwee~ Thanks for commenting. I'll be sure to check your's out, also.

    Colleen~ Thanks for commenting. I promise you 100% that this book is every bit as good or better than any book at a big publishing house. You should definitely check it out!


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