Teaser Tuesdays: Out of Their Minds by Luis Humberto Crosthwaite

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. The idea is to open your current read to a random page and share a few sentences. And try not to include spoilers!


Among other things, I am charmed by this cover. (And there is more of the same artwork within!) I hope I will be forgiven for this longer-than-usual teaser…

They made their debut at Aunt Yadira’s birthday party. The family was very kind and enthsiastically applauded their versions of “Wildwood Flower,” “Storms Are On the Ocean,” “The Long Veil.” Ramón and Cornelio promised to come back and play at their next party.

Later, Aunt Yadira came up, and in a maternal tone, explained to them that in reality they were very bad musicians and their arrangements were like massive trains wreck. Not just any train wrecks. No. Train wrecks with passengers. Nightmare, pain, irreversible tragedy.

Evocative, no?

This quotation comes from an uncorrected advance proof and is subject to change.

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