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Teaser Tuesdays (Mar.30)

March 30, 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:

“If you want to, you can eat meat-lover’s pizza, ice cream, chocolate, or whatever else you like… The only limiter is that you have to eat those foods in smaller amounts… and you have to wait for hunger pangs.”

~ p.25, “The Eden Diet” by Rita Hancock, M.D.

 PS… My review of this book is here:


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. That’s a good advice :)

    I’m so eager to share my current read :)

    here it is>> naked-traveler/

  2. What good advice – but so hard to follow!

    My Teaser Tuesday is here.

  3. I liked that teaser. Here’s mine this week.

  4. Here’s my teaser for this week:

  5. I like that, it sounds as though the book uses common sense.
    My teaser:

  6. That sounds like quite the directive. I wonder if the rest of the book is just a simple reiteration of that same command?

    My teaser this week is from Alexandra Bracken’s Brightly Woven.

  7. Works for me! *G*

    My teaser: The Botticelli Secret

  8. I have heard that so many times I should try it!! lol :)

    My TT is Here

  9. Oh, my-we are all getting a jump on teasers tonight!! Here is mine: Peaceful Reader

  10. Great advice.

    Here is mines:

  11. Great advice I will probably never follow :)

    My Teaser:
    Nightlight: a Twilight Parody-

  12. I need this book! My favorite foods are pizza and chocolate!!

    Mine is here:

  13. Sounds like my kind of diet :)

    Here’s my teaser –

  14. Lizzy permalink

    It seems like good advice, but will people actually wait for hunger pangs? Great teaser!

    Here’s mine:

    • I have waited for those hunger pangs, and I lost 25 lbs in 6 months while still eating chocolate, pizza, and ice cream! It DEFINITELY works! ;)

  15. Good advice. I actually used to do that and lost a few pounds before my gourmandise got the better of me. XD

    Here’s my teaser for today:

  16. Happy Tuesday! Here is mine!

  17. I like this advice I try not to diet or limit myself in any way otherwise I gorge out! But heres my teaser for the week:

    If you like a good mystery check this one out!

  18. Reading this list gives me hunger pains. Here is my teaser for this week.

  19. Just reading that list of food gives me a stomachache!

    Here is my teaser for the week…

  20. Very true — take smaller bites as well. Oh, how I miss meat lover’s pizza! The closest Pizza Hut is more than 500 miles away…

    My teaser is here.

  21. Oh, it can be hard to wait for those pangs!

    Here’s my Teaser.

  22. Boy it sure sounds easy doesn’t it? Now I’m hungry!

    My teaser is HERE.

  23. Here’s mine .

    I’m starting this book later today, sounds like a good read to escape the miserable weather, I’ll float away to Rome for a few days. Easter in Rome —- wonderful!

  24. Small portions sounds like good advice, but don’t like the sound of waiting for hunger pangs – don’t think that would help my metabolism (or concentration levels at work!) :)

    Here’s my teaser, from the second Stieg Larsson novel:

  25. My teaser is from Armadale by Wilkie Collins. Visit at English Major’s Junk Food.

  26. My Teaser is HERE

  27. That does sound like paradise!

    My TT is at The Introverted Reader.

  28. I hear this diet advice all the time – smaller portions! Here’s my teaser.

  29. Great teaser!

    My teaser comes from The Highest Stakes an interesting historical fiction novel.

  30. Sounds good to me – it’s a pity I can’t follow that advice all the time!

    Here’s my teaser:

  31. Oh my kind of diet… chocolate and pizza. Have to check it out.

    Here’s my TT

  32. I love this advice – it pretty much is telling readers to control their eating, which is what can cause over weight in the first place (over-eating) and is what a lot of people have trouble with (over-eating and self-control) Wish it were that easy, but I’m sure there is more detailed advice in the book.

    My tuesday teaser is here ( ) – abd I’m having a lot of fun with this weekly meme! Thanks for hosting it, Miz B.

  33. Ha! I need to read this!

    My teasers are here:

  34. Smart advice — but I’ve got hunger pangs already! Then again,it’s breakfast time, so…..

    My teaser’s here

  35. And now I’m hungry. Time to figure out dinner. Oh, and here’s my Teaser Tuesday

  36. Excellent advice. Now if only it weren’t so difficult to limit oneself in the presence of such yummy fare…

    My teaser’s up: Teaser Tuesdays: It Only Takes One Touch

  37. My teaser this week comes from Queen Noor’s Leap of Faith: Memoirs of an Unexpected Life:

  38. Moderation in all things!

    Here’s my teaser

  39. OK, but that chocolate cake on the cover is giving me hunger pangs right now!

    My teaser’s here:

  40. I need to pay more attention to determine if I am really hungry or something else.
    Great tease.

    My Teaser.

    Stop by and enter my blogoversary giveaways.

  41. Well that sounds like my kind of diet! Here’s my teaser for The Kitchen House.

  42. Diet? What diet!
    Here’s my teaser

  43. Nonfiction women’s history this week — here’s mine.

  44. justbookreading permalink

    I like the idea of eating the foods I want, just not the waiting part. Here’s my teaser this week –

  45. Oh, as soon as I see a good pizza, I get hunger pangs!

    My teaser is here.

  46. Sounds like my kind of diet!

    My teaser this week is from Maya Banks’ upcoming release SWEET TEMPTATION. A romance novel not to be missed. You can read the teaser here

  47. You wouldn’t think it would be so hard to eat only when you’re hungry.

    Here’s mine:

  48. I wonder if that works! Nice teaser, as always. Mine is at The Crowded Leaf.

  49. tarynwanderer permalink

    Oof, that teaser is making me hungry… :)

    My teaser for this week is here!

  50. Wow, I’m late! (Blame my computer.) My teaser is here.

  51. I’m feeling “hunger pangs” right now! Does that mean I “can eat meat-lover’s pizza, ice cream or chocolate” at 10:05 A.M.? j/k :P

    Here is mine for this week.

  52. Here is my teaser.

  53. Good advice, but advice that I never follow…lol. Here’s my TT and Contest.

  54. Mine is here.

    Happy Tuesday!

  55. Happy Tuesday!

    My Teaser is here:The Four Agreements

  56. It wasn’t really my kind of book, except for the romance, but here is mine.

  57. That’s the kind of diet I like!! Here’s my teaser:

  58. I like your teaser — so sensible. Might actually be a diet a body could live with long-term!

    My teaser this week is pure bookish comfort food: L.M. Montgomery’s
    The Chronicles of Avonlea

  59. more diet motivation books hahah

    Here’s mine

  60. Tricia permalink

    That sounds like my kind of diet.
    Here’s mine:

  61. very sensible advice, for certain.

    My teaser is up here

    Happy Reading, everybody!

  62. They are all great teasers
    Here is mine:

  63. Makes sense! Everything in moderation :)

    Here are our teasers =)


  64. I don’t know if I’d be strong enough to do that! Here’s my teaser. Happy Tuesday!

  65. Great teasers. I’m all for a diet that lets you eat what you want in moderation.

    Here are my teasers.

  66. Happy Teaser Tuesdays! Mine is taken off BODY LANGUAGE by Suzanne Brockmann.

  67. My teaser is from Counter Culture: The American Coffee Shop Waitress by Candacy A. Taylor:

  68. Easier said than done lol!

    My Teaser is at One Book At A Time

  69. My teaser is the beginning of my study of Britain in WWII:

    I’d be grateful for recommendations on this topic!

  70. Wait for hunger pangs!!

    My teaser is up as well from a sweet historical romance with SPIES!


  71. I like your `Teaser Tuesday`.
    It sounds like the `Rick & Bubba Big Honkin` Book Of Grub` I just reviewed. They talk about eating what you want but in moderation.

    It’s so hard to wait on those hunger pangs.
    I made some cookies yesterday & I want to eat them all.

    Thanks for posting.
    My teaser is up.

  72. Sounds like great advice!

    My teaser is from Borderline by Allan Stratton.

  73. Agree that does sound like a great diet!

  74. Dieting is so difficult.

    My teaser is from Shiver.

  75. Nari permalink

    Hah, that sounds like an interesting diet. =p

    Here is my Teaser. You Suck by Christopher Moore.

  76. Wow over 100 comments. This is a cool meme and I see why.

    Here is a link to mine:

  77. I like that advice! I may have to adopt it. Great teaser!

    My own teaser is at Bookishgal.

  78. I hope that you enjoy your book. Here’s mine.

  79. This sounds like a diet for me! I’ll have to check this one out. Great teaser!

  80. Great teaser! Although I’m getting hunger pangs I think it’s time for lunch :)

    Here’s my teaser.

  81. I can handle the pizza, ice cream, and chocolate. But waiting for hunger pangs???
    I’m not so sure I could do that.

    Here’s mine. It’s a mystery.

  82. My teaser’s up. You can find it here.

  83. Now I’m craving pizza! Good advice though, I just have to say no to that second and third piece lol

    My teaser is up:

  84. This week I’m reading Cybele’s Secret

    Here (◕ ω ◕ )

  85. If only it was as easy as reading the book lol
    My teaser is on my blog.

  86. Cool teaser! Hope everyone has a good day :)

  87. I do need this book!

    Here is my teaser :)

  88. Love and hate this teaser, as it reminds me of what I should be doing!
    Mine is here:

  89. Good one!

    Here’s my teaser!

  90. A.J. permalink

    Here’s what I got: Forget-Her-Nots by Amy Brecount White :)

  91. Here is my Teaser

  92. This book has been teased a few times today, I believe. But here is mine:

  93. Ashley permalink

    Good advice!

    Here’s mine from Kay Hooper’s Blood Ties

    Sorry if it doesn’t work. It’s my first time, if anyone could help i’d appreciate it!

  94. Hey all! It’s a screenplay this week!

    Here it is:

  95. I am late….it’s Tuesday evening. I’ve never done this before, but thought it might be a fun meme to participate in.
    here is my teaser:

  96. Here’s my lovely teaser! Better late than never ;-)

    XOXO~ Renee

  97. I can agree with that caveat!

    My teaser is here.

  98. Excellent dietary advice. Now if only it was not so difficult to limit portion sizes when faced with the temptation of pizza & chocolate. ;-)

    My teaser is from Hourglass by Claudia Gray:

  99. I’m late but I love this book so have to add my teaser:

  100. Great teaser!

    Here’s mine :)

  101. I’m delighted to say that I am finally able to read for pleasure again (following eye surgery) and am participating for the first time:

  102. j mcgowan permalink

    July 1937. A train wails through the night like an angry dragon. It heads toward Shanxi Province in the northwest of the country. This is guerilla territory–the heartland of the Communist Party and its Red Army. Lan Ping is twenty-three years old.

    From “Becoming Madame Mao” by Anchee Min. Great read for those who like to pick up a bit of history along with their fiction. Lan Ping, of course, was to become Madame Mao Zedong, the woman universally known as the “white-boned demon,” whom many hold directly responsible for the excesses of the Cultural Revolution.

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