Lauren Kate, the New York Times best-selling author of the Fallen novels, has a new series in the works which begins with the Oct. 22 release of Teardrop. That’s more than six months away, so to whet your appetite now, we can exclusively reveal the prologue of Teardrop today! Check it out after the jump.

What do you think of Teardrop so far, Shelf Lifers? Will you be adding it to your YA to-read list? Sound off in the comments.

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