Teaser Tuesdays #141 ~ I Am Number Four

Posted: January 5, 2016 in Fantasy, Science Fiction, YA
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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!


My Teaser for this week is from

 I Am Number Four

by Pittacus Lore



Teaser from page 11 of the hard cover edition.

My current name is Daniel Jones. My story is I grew up in California and moved here because of my dad’s job as a computer programmer. Daniel Jones is about to disappear.


Read on if you want to know more.


Nine of us came here. We look like you. We talk like you. We live among you. But we are not you. We can do things you dream of doing. We have powers you dream of having. We are stronger and faster than anything you have ever seen. We are the superheroes you worship in movies and comic books–but we are real.

Our plan was to grow, and train, and become strong, and become one, and fight them. But they found us and started hunting us first. Now all of us are running. Spending our lives in shadows, in places where no one would look, blending in. We have lived among you without you knowing.

But they know.

They caught Number One in Malaysia.
Number Two in England.
And Number Three in Kenya.
They killed them all.

I am Number Four.

I am next.



How about you? Got a tease? Tell me!

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  1. emaginette says:

    Very intriguing. I think I remember seeing the movie.

    Anna from elements of emaginette

  2. I never could get into this series, so I hope you are enjoying it.

    My teaser

    • fuonlyknew says:

      I’m not too far into it but starting to struggle with it. Not sure it’s one for me but going to keep reading and see.

  3. I love super heroes and this sounds like an interesting read. :-)

    • fuonlyknew says:

      I remember you like them. I’m going to read more tonight. Hopefully it will hook me in again.

  4. Kathy Martin says:

    My students really enjoy this series. I haven’t started it yet. My YA teaser this week comes from Secrets of the Dragon Tomb by Patrick Samphire which is a fun science fiction title set on Mars. Happy reading!

  5. mysm2000 says:

    I don’t know this book and haven’t heard of the movie. It’s quite intriguing. Here’s my intro and teaser: http://wp.me/p4DMf0-16A

  6. Freda Mans says:

    Sounds good. I have to read the book before I’ll watch the movie.

  7. That’s a great title, and the plot sounds good too.
    My Tuesday post features JEWEL.

  8. Enjoy the book. I liked the movie.

  9. Melissa (My World...in words and pages) says:

    We watched this movie, but I want to read the books as I think they would be much better. :) Thank you for sharing.

  10. ljennison says:

    It’s a good teaser. Makes you want to know more.

  11. That’s quite the teaser – I would keep reading!

  12. I’ve always meant to pick this one up! It’s a really interesting concept, and I love the teaser! 😀

    • fuonlyknew says:

      I picked up the hard cover copy at a library sale. The cover caught me first. I plan to watch the movie after I’m finished reading it.

  13. Marilyn says:

    I think I saw the movie of this one a long while back. Great pick! Hope you enjoy the rest of the book.

    Thanks for stopping by my TT.

  14. Candid Cover says:

    Your teasers always get me! I have had my eye on this book for a while. Where does he disappear to??? I hope that you enjoyed it! <3

    • fuonlyknew says:

      Glad to hear it. I just finished it and will be reviewing later in the month. Now to watch the movie:)

  15. emmak89 says:

    What a great teaser – I definitely want to know more! Thanks for sharing :)