Teaser Tuesday #37: I See Reality: Twelve Short Stories About Real Life

 

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Teaser Tuesday 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 I See Reality by Kristin Elizabeth ClarkTitle: I See Reality: Twelve Stories About Real Life
Author: Kristin Elizabeth Clark (contributor)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication Date: January 26, 2016

Summary  (from Goodreads)Twelve original stories by top MCPG authors explore real issues for real teens.

Through prose and comics alike, these heart-pounding short stories ask hard questions about a range of topics from sexuality and addiction to violence and immigration. Here is the perfect tool for starting tough discussions or simply as an introduction to realistic literary fiction. In turns funny, thought-provoking, and heartbreaking, I See Reality will resonate with today’s teens long after the last page has been turned.

Contributing authors include Jay Clark, Kristin Clark, Heather Demetrios, Stephen Emond, Patrick Flores-Scott, Faith Hicks, Trisha Leaver, Kekla Magoon, Marcella Pixley, James Preller, Jason Schmidt, and Jordan Sonnenblick.

Goodreads | Book Depository

I am so excited to read this one! So many of my favourite authors have contributed to this book, and the cover is just so intriguing. I actually just started this book today, so my teaser is the first line of the book.

Here is the teaser:

“I am breaking up with you today.”

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

11 thoughts on “Teaser Tuesday #37: I See Reality: Twelve Short Stories About Real Life

  1. Jaime Lynn says:

    I know so much about these issues, from personal experience, that I am very wary about this type of read. But I am curious to see what these authors have to say on these issues. I am looking forward to giving it a shot.

  2. debk987 says:

    I’m really looking forward to this one! I love when authors tackle the real and gritty issues that teens deal with today but only when it’s done right!

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