Teaser Tuesdays 8.21.12

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. 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:

 

“Maddie had grabbed an umbrella. Gas mask, tin hat, ration coupons, and an umbrella” (Code Name Verity, page 49).

 

Teaser Tuesdays 9.27.11

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. 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: 

“Father says you’re mad,” I said. “Are you Mama?”

~page 8.

Teaser Tuesdays 8.30.11

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. 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:

“And then she rushed at me and threw her arms around my neck, the flame in her hand snuffing out just before she touched me, her skin hot where she held it. We stood like that in the darkness for awhile, me and this teenaged old woman, this rather beautiful girl who  had loved my grandfather when he was the age I am now.” (page 173 of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children).

Teaser Tuesdays 8.2.11

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. 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 Teasers:

This time, I heard no footsteps, but I could feel that she had fled.

“The ghost girl?” asked Himself quite calmly as I lay back down, and I marveled that such a young girl did not cry.  (pg. 55, The House of Dead Maids by Clare Dunkle.)

Teaser Tuesdays 6.28.11

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. 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:

“I was beginning to understand why Mother and Father and everyone else was so careful not to allow young men and women next to each other. Beginning to understand how quickly feelings of excitement or longing could get the better of me.” ~ (Wrapped by Jennifer Bradbury)

Teaser Tuesday 3.29.11

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. To join the fun:

  • 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:

“Do forgive me,” he said, eyes meeting mine as he brushed gloved fingers over my boot. “I’ve no reputation of my own, and I forget they matter.”

(pg. 80, The Vespertine by Sandra Mitchell)

Teaser Tuesdays 3.22.11

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. To join the fun:

  • 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:

“Duels to the death tend to end that way.” Puck grinned, but it was a savage thing, grim and frightening.”
(Pg. 213, The Iron King by Julie Kagawa).
I’ve been reading this book for a long time! I love the description and pacing in this novel, and I’m glad that most of it takes place in the faerie realm of NeverNever.  I just haven’t been able to find enough time to read these past two weeks. Hopefully, life gets less busy soon.