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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Teaser Tuesday - Dualed by Elsie Chapman

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

Dualed by Elsie Chapman
Expected Publication Date: February 26th, 2013
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Page Count: 304 pages
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You or your Alt? Only one will survive.

The city of Kersh is a safe haven, but the price of safety is high. Everyone has a genetic Alternate—a twin raised by another family—and citizens must prove their worth by eliminating their Alts before their twentieth birthday. Survival means advanced schooling, a good job, marriage—life.

Fifteen-year-old West Grayer has trained as a fighter, preparing for the day when her assignment arrives and she will have one month to hunt down and kill her Alt. But then a tragic misstep shakes West’s confidence. Stricken with grief and guilt, she’s no longer certain that she’s the best version of herself, the version worthy of a future. If she is to have any chance of winning, she must stop running not only from her Alt, but also from love . . . though both have the power to destroy her.

Elsie Chapman's suspenseful YA debut weaves unexpected romance into a novel full of fast-paced action and thought-provoking philosophy. When the story ends, discussions will begin about this future society where every adult is a murderer and every child knows there is another out there who just might be better.
My Teaser
"I've buried nearly everyone I love.
That's the thought that keeps crossing my mind as I sit in the restaurant, picking at the seam along my sleeve where it's starting to wear thin. Beneath the overly bright lighting, the cheap black cotton of the jacket I usually wear to funerals is faded, gray, nubby with use" - ARC page 1


  1. I am SO excited for this one!!! I saw it a few months ago and I've been anxiously awaiting it ever since!! :)Love the teaser.

  2. Wow that's an emotional teaser and it's just the first page! Need to read this one as soon as it comes out.

  3. I have heard mixed things about this one, but I am still looking forward to reading it. Great teaser, and I'm looking forward to your review!

    My TT

  4. The synopsis and the teaser, both, are amazing. I really want to read this now!

    This is my Teaser Tuesday if you feel like checking it out! :)

    Sadie @ Lyrics.

    (PS. New Follower!)

  5. Wow and that's just page number 1 of the ARC. Ahh, Dualed sounds amazing! =D

    Sana @ artsy musings of a bibliophile

  6. This one sounds so good!!

  7. That's a powerful passage. Great teaser. Please check out my teaser.

  8. I can't wait to read this one! Curious who all she has lost. Very sad!
    My TT

  9. This looks like a good book, adding to my TBR pile. Check out my TT @ This Is How It's Supposed To Be

  10. Awesome!! I have this one and can't wait to get to it!!

  11. I can't wait to read Dualed, it sounds rather good.

  12. This is a really great teaser. I can't wait to read Dualed!

    Check out my teaser of The Farm by Emily McKay!

  13. Gosh that was powerful! I'm already intrigued! I think this one is already on my TBR list. Hopefully I'll be able to read it soon :)
    Thanks for sharing.

    Here is my Teaser if you want to take a look :)


  14. Can't wait to read this book! Great teaser!

  15. wow.. i really cant wait to start reading this one! Yay for having an ARC! The teaser is really sad as well.. great pick!
    - Farah @ MajiBookshelf

  16. This seems like such an odd premise...for some reason although I'm afraid I wo't like it I really want to read it! (if you now what I mean?)


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