Maggie Stiefvater’s Ballad Sneak Peek!on September 9th, 2009 at 4:45 AM
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This is a teaser from Maggie Stiefvater’s BALLAD, a novel involving homicidal faeries and kissing that’s coming out October 1st.
He turned towards me. For a long moment, he stood facing me. I was held, anchored to the ground – not by his music, which still called and pushed against the music already in my head and said grow rise follow – but by his strangeness. By his fingers, spread over the ground, holding something into the earth, by his shoulders, squared in a way that spoke of strength and unknowability, and most of all, by the great, thorny antlers that grew from his head, spanning the sky like branches.Then he was gone, and I missed his going in the instant that the sun fell off the edge of the hill, abandoning the world to twilight.
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