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Teaser Tuesdays (Feb.23)

February 23, 2010

teasertuesdays31 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:

“It’s like climbing a tall ladder and focusing on the next step rather than gawking up at the top. There may be many more steps to go, but you can take comfort that you’re making real progress in the right direction.”

~ p.143, “Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard” by Chip & Dan Heath



PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT with either the link to your own Teaser Tuesdays post, or share your 2 ‘teasers’ in a comment here (if you don’t have a blog). Thanks!

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((remember, the link for the comments is at the TOP of this post!))
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  1. Interesting teaser! There are days I feel like I’m on a tall ladder with so much to do =S

    Anyways, here’s my teaser for this week:

  2. That’s lovely teaser! Here’s mine:

    Happy reading!

  3. My first time to participate!

    I may have to check out that book you teased us with today. Thanks!

  4. Oh I love that Teaser, I should get this one, look forward to your review.

    My Teaser

  5. That sounds like a useful book!

    Mine is from Treasure Island

  6. Interesting teaser. I’m gonna have to check the book out.

    Mine is here

  7. Useful tip!

    My link is here.

  8. Fantastic teaser! Here’s mine this week.

  9. I like the cover. Here’s mine.

  10. Very inspiring teaser you got there. I love it.

    My teaser for this week.

  11. A very inspiring teaser. Mine this week follows my pursuit of needing more Pride And Prejudice so I’ve begun reading The Darcy Trilogy to find out what happens to our favorite couple after the Engagement. If your curious check out my teaser here:


    Can’t wait to see what everyone else has for this week.

  12. That’s good advice.

    Mine is all about sex today.

  13. love the teaser this books seems really cool i just looked it you!!

    By the way I’m loving the teaser Tuesday!!

    My Teaser Tuesday is Here


  14. Interesting teaser. Here is my teaser for this week.

  15. Interesting :)

    My teaser is so different than usual :) I bet no one has this kind of teaser hehe

  16. Interesting teaser! My teaser is also about making changes, but in relationships.

    Here’s my teaser.

  17. Great teaser, I’ve found this idea to be true many times in my own life. My teaser is up at Calico Contemplations.

  18. sounds like advice I could use :)
    Kaye—the road goes ever ever on

  19. An interesting teaser! A ladder played into mine this week as well. My post

  20. That’s a unique teaser!

  21. Hmmmm, your book looks like an interesting PD title and your teaser is very intriguing.

    here is mine, have a great week everyone.

  22. The simile makes a great teaser. Good advice too.

    Hope you will check out mine at

  23. Here’s my teaser for this week.

  24. I thought I had left my comment already but am not seeing it so forgive me if I missed it. Loved the simile in your teaser and it seems like good advice. Enjoy!

  25. I hadn’t heard of this book before but it sounds very interesting. I’ll be looking for it!
    My teaser is HERE.

  26. Your teaser is such great advice – have always really appreciated the ladder analogy.

    Here’s my teaser:

  27. This looks like a useful read.

    Scarlet Woman

  28. justbookreading permalink

    That’s a good teaser. Here’s mine this morning –

  29. iwriteinbooks permalink

    Man, I thought I’d be early, this morning! Here’s mine from the very last Stieg Larsson book:

  30. Ah, so true. I think most of us are guilty of trying to get to the top of the ladder too quickly!

    My teaser is here.

  31. That´s a great teaser and good advice! Here´s mine:

  32. That is great advice – it’s awfully easy to give up when you think the goal is too high.

    My teaser is here.

  33. I’m not good on ladders! LOL

    Here is my Teaser for Tuesday!

    Hope you enjoy – a bit of madness!

    Sassy :)

  34. The salami technique, as my father calls it. It’s quite useful!

    <a href=""Here's my Teaser Tuesday.

  35. Your teaser is so very true.

    My teaser this week is from a romantic suspense due out next week, that revealed itself slowly and was the perfect blend of romance and suspense. I highly recommend it. You can check it out here

  36. How true !!!! My TT is here

  37. My teaser is from an early work of feminist fiction, and can be found here.

  38. Thanks again for this fun little meme. I always look forward to everyone’s teasers. Here’s mine.

  39. Interesting teaser — book sounds good! :)

    Here’s mine:

  40. Good advice. Focus on the step not the ladder.

    Here’s Mine

  41. Kristin permalink

    Good teaser…Here’s mine

  42. That sounds like very good advice.

    My teaser is here: a Little Steampunk for Teaser Tuesday

  43. I love the title of the book and the quote! Sounds like something we should all read! My teaser.

  44. Interesting Teaser!

    My Teaser is HERE.

  45. The complexities of everyday life! Here’s my teaser.

  46. kaye permalink

    Ah, the old step at a time advice. Still valuable. Have a good week and happy reading! Here’s my teaser.

  47. That sounds like a very helpful book.

    My teaser is here:

  48. tarynwanderer permalink

    I like your teaser–it’s inspiring!

    I think I’ve got a good one this week. :) It’s from sci-fi classic The Forever War. Check it out at bookwanderer.

  49. Words of wisdom!

    Here’s mine.

  50. The Cone-Gatherers by Robin Perkins is a beautiful book; Perkins is an extraordinary writer and this is one of the best books I’ve read this year.

    • Whoops! the author of Robin JENKINS – not Perkins . . . a slip of the fingers . . .

      • Well . . .
        the author of THE CONE-GATHERS is Robin Jenkins . . .not Perkins

        Not my morning for the brain telling the fingers what to type . . .

  51. Great teaser this week!

    Here’s mine for Sunshine.

  52. Here is my teaser for this week.

  53. Good teaser, enjoy your book. Here’s Mine.

  54. That sounds like a really good piece of advice.

    My teaser is from a prehistoric adventure.

  55. My teaser for this week is from one of my favorite authors!

  56. Another Tuesday…Here’s mine

  57. mine‘s up, and it’s by one of my favorite authors, too!

    Happy Reading everybody

  58. Great teaser and thanks for the heads up about this book! Here’s mine:

  59. Focusing on goals and progress definitely help me to finish any task. Interesting teaser.

    Mine is from Catherine Fisher’s Incarceron.

  60. Good advise, but hard to take.

    My teaser is up too. Come on over for a visit with my bartender…


  61. Switch sounds like a great book.

    My teaser is from Love Struck by Chantel Simmons

  62. Interesting teaser.

    Here’s mine for Shades of Grey.

  63. I love that cover! Mine is at English Major’s Junk Food.

  64. Interesting teaser, focusing on accomplishing each step rather than the ultimate goal is definitely a great way to measure progress.

    My teaser is from The Dead-Tossed Waves

  65. I wrote my teaser yesterday afternoon, and then loved the book so much I stayed up until 2:30 am and finished it! So it is no longer actually a book I’m reading, but I still want to share this teaser:

  66. Here is my teaser.

  67. That teaser is some good advice!

    My teaser isn’t full of advice, but it is full of confusion!

    Check it out at Find the Time to Read

  68. What a great group of participants this week!

    Here is my Teaser:

  69. Interesting teaser!

    Here’s mine: and Falling, Fly by Skyler White

  70. great teaser… I just found this and I really like it… I posted it on my site.. here is my teaser….

  71. Another great teaser! Mine is at The Crowded Leaf.

  72. Page permalink

    That teaser sounds like good advice!

    My teaser is HERE

  73. Great teaser!

    My teaser is up… you can find it here.

  74. Almost forgot to post mine here today:

  75. MizB, you read the most interesting books!

    A wise and inspirational teaser.

    My teaser this week is from an 18th century romantic classic, Julie or the New Heloise by Jean-Jacques Rousseau:

  76. Wow, that’s a really good teaser! Here’s mine. Happy Tuesday!

  77. Oh, I’ve heard so many good things about ‘Switch!’

    My teaser is here:

  78. Oh, I’ve heard so many good things about ‘Switch!’ So much so that I’m tempted to pass out copies to my change-adverse co-workers :)

    My teaser is here:

  79. Strange, my link doesn’t work.

    This one should work.

  80. Your book this week sounds like one that many of us can use, especially those of us who focus on how far we have to go rather than on the next step.


    P.S. My teaser is here:

  81. I like your teaser. That’s actually good advice :)

    Here are our teasers!

    Book Soulmates

  82. I was juggling between several quotations for my own Teaser, and then I read something so funny it begged to be shared.

  83. I like your inspirational teasers lately!

    Mine is a little darker:

  84. I love your teaser, so true. Often when I am totally overwhelmed I just look at the very next thing I have to do and not look at the big picture. Will have to check you this book!

    Here’s mine!

  85. Hi!
    Mine is posted. Have a great day!

    Just Books

  86. That sounds like a very useful book.

    Here’s my teaser:

  87. I think this may be the first time I’ve teased non-fiction – here’s my teaser at arch thinking.

  88. I like your teaser. Switch looks like a good book.

    My teaser this week is from Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl.

  89. Found you yesterday!! Love the Teasers!! Here’s my link!

  90. nfmgirl permalink

    I haven’t done this in awhile! Here’s mine:

  91. Nice teaser! ;)

    Mine is here.

  92. Nice teaser! You can find mine here.

  93. Great teaser…and change can definitely be hard. My teaser is here:

  94. I like your teaser.

    Here is mine.

  95. Change is hard sounds like a helpful book!

    Have a great week…

  96. Madi permalink

    Great teaser! My (very first!) teaser is located here

  97. Nice teaser. Here’s mine:

    I love Teaser Tuesdays. :-) It helps me pile up my TBR pile….

  98. Sounds like a very interesting and informative read! Great teaser.

  99. Wow, great teaser! I love it and I love this meme :)

    Here’s mine:

  100. I did two this week, and though both ended up being kinda dark and mysterious… Hmm.
    Topless Prophet and The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie teasers.

  101. Here’s mine. A little late on a snowy Texas day. TexasRed Books

  102. Wonderful teaser. I love it! :]
    Here’s mine, from The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger-

  103. Great teaser and a good thing to remember. :)

    Here’s mine from The Master Butchers Singing Club by Louise Erdrich

  104. Here is mine today for the first time in a while actually put one out!

  105. Here is my Teaser

  106. Here is a link to my teaser

  107. okay, so I clearly haven’t figures out links…let me try again
    Here’s my teaser!

  108. I know it’s almost Wednesday, but here’s my teaser:

  109. Here’s mine even though its almost Wednesday!!

  110. I’m late this week, but here is mine

  111. Ally Power permalink

    Nearly Wednesday, but I’ve stumbled upon this and can’t refrain from participating!

    “He’ll have to cook up a new directive from Crake, present it to them later. Crake has told me you must collect an offering of your scent. Get them all to piss in a tin can.”
    Margaret Atwood: Oryx and Crake pg. 156

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