Excerpt from Nerve by Jeanne Ryan

I had a great time this weekend at Calgary’s “When Words Collide” writer’s conference. Had fun presenting on several panels, made some new friends, met a few I had previously only met online, and was even on a panel with Angela Ackerman, one of the writers of the Emotion Thesaurus, a great writing resource!

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I am currently reading Nerve by Jeanne Ryan. This young adult novel has been adapted into a motion picture currently in theatres. An online game of truth or dare gets out of control! The tagline is “to survive this game, choosing dare is your only option.”

“I’m not doing any dare.”

He types something into my phone. “I know you won’t. Just messing with ya ‘cause you’re so cute when you blush.”

Nerve, Jeanne Ryan

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A high-stakes online game of dares turns deadly

When Vee is picked to be a player in NERVE, an anonymous game of dares broadcast live online, she discovers that the game knows her. They tempt her with prizes taken from her ThisIsMe page and team her up with the perfect boy, sizzling-hot Ian. At first it’s exhilarating–Vee and Ian’s fans cheer them on to riskier dares with higher stakes. But the game takes a twisted turn when they’re directed to a secret location with five other players for the Grand Prize round. Suddenly they’re playing all or nothing, with their lives on the line. Just how far will Vee go before she loses NERVE?

Comments

  1. I JUST saw an ad for the movie and thought it looked good. Now I’ll have to read the book first!

  2. The premise sounds creepy!

  3. That is a fun teaser! I noticed that this one was playing at the theatre and wondered if it would be one that I might enjoy. The synopsis sounds very intriguing and that cover is so interesting. 🙂

  4. Sounds good. I haven’t heard of the book or movie but will definitely be looking out for it. I could definitely see it working as a film based on the synopsis.

  5. I’m planning on watching the movie so I might not read the book until I’ve seen it . Here’s mine
    https://keeanareads.wordpress.com/2016/08/16/teaser-tuesday-august-16-2016/

  6. Oh my goodness! This is a really interesting premise – I hope you’re enjoying it. Thank you for swinging by earlier and have a great week:)

  7. Sounds like quite the thriller. Hope you’re enjoying it! Thanks for coming by.

  8. Kathy Martin says:

    Sounds fascinating. My YA teaser this week comes from Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty. Happy reading!

  9. Sounds intense. I remember playing this game. I usually chose truth. LOL

    My TT from The Madonna Of Notre Dame

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