Blood Moon by Alyxandra Harvey
"That little girl is trouble," Madame Veronique said coldly, her voice like an icicle dropping off the roof of a house and impaling you in the head. She grabbed the bat out of the air while we gaped. It squeaked, leather wings frantically beating. Then she released it and stalked away, trailing her silent handmaidens and a disoriented bat smashing its head into the ceiling.I couldn't get into this at first but loads of things have happened to capture my attention.
Mom looked bleak but determined.
"Plan B then." - Page 135
Otherkin by Nina Berry
The man aimed right at him, just ten feet away, and pulled the trigger. Or he tried. - Page 26
Not so sure about this book as it seems there is a bit too much going on.
(ARC copies so both quotes may differ to final versions)