Teaser Tuesdays #25: The Devil and Winnie Flynn by Micol Ostow and David Ostow



Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. 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!

Today’s Teaser Tuesday:

Book cover for The Devil and Winnie Flynn by Micol Ostow.
The Devil and Winnie Flynn
Authors: Micol and David Ostow
Publisher: Soho Teen
Publication Date: October 13, 2015

Summary (from Goodreads): Told as an ongoing letter to a friend, Winnie’s story is a heartrending mystery and a pop culture critique in the vein of Libba Bray’s Going Bovine and Beauty Queens—with illustrations throughout that recall the quirky, dark, and distinct aesthetics of Ransom Riggs’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.

Winnie Flynn doesn’t believe in ghosts. (Though she wouldn’t mind a visit from her mom, explaining why she took her own life.) When her mysterious aunt Maggie, a high-profile TV producer, recruits Winnie to spend a summer working as a production assistant on her current reality hit, Fantastic, Fearsome, she suddenly finds herself in the one place her mother would never go: New Jersey.

New Jersey’s famous Devil makes perfect fodder for Maggie’s show. But as the filming progresses, Winnie sees and hears things that make her think that the Devil might not be totally fake after all. Things that involve her and her family. Things about her mother’s death that might explain why she’s never met Aunt Maggie until now.

Winnie soon discovers her family’s history is deeply entwined with the Devil’s. If she’s going to make it out of the Pine Barrens alive, she might have to start believing in what her aunt is telling her. And, find out what she isn’t. 

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Thi book is perfect for this time of year! I am really enjoying it so far!

Here is the teaser:

“The fact is, I’ve always been basically a good girl. But that doesn’t mean I’ve never made a mistake.”

If you have done a Teaser Tuesday yourself, leave a comment with your link and I will be sure to check it out. 🙂

5 thoughts on “Teaser Tuesdays #25: The Devil and Winnie Flynn by Micol Ostow and David Ostow

  1. Verushka says:

    First, love the title!! And the blurb, hints at all sorts of goodness too. First thing I thought of was the Xfiles: pretty sure they had a jersey devil episode too!

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