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Teaser Tuesdays (Aug.24)

August 24, 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:

“A hot dog. Yes, she had arms, and her face protruded through an oval opening in the front, but she could only manage a lurching wobble, and forget about seeing anything in her peripheral vision.”

~ p. 2, “Licensed for Trouble” by Susan May Warren


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. Posted my Teaser UP when I saw yours. A hot dog and wobbling and no vision… Not a good thing :)

    Teaser on Aisle B

  2. Teaser from Wereling by Steve Feasey

    Linky here @ The Elliott Review

  3. I want to chuckle, but it sounds like she is not having a fun time!

    I have two teasers posted here. Both are fantasy, but one is YA and one is adult.

  4. Interesting teaser. Here’s mine this week.

  5. Great teaser. The book sounds like fun.
    Here’s My Teaser


  6. This is a fun teaser. Thanks for sharing it. Mine this week comes from Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall:

  7. This creates a funny visual for me-a wobbling hot dog woman! My teaser is from Maggie Stiefvater’s Shiver!

  8. LOL, what is she doing dressed up as a hotdog? Interesting teaser!

    Mine’s a bit different this week:

  9. Ohhh! Definitely not a costume I’d want to wear!

    My teaser

  10. Interesting teaser … but not something I want to try!

    My teaser this week is from Charlotte Figg Takes Over Paradise

  11. From “Dying for Chocolate — A Culinary Mystery” by Diane Mott Davidson —

  12. Enjoy your book. Mine’s from Avenue of the Dead by Evelyn Anthony.

  13. Okay, someone dressed as a hotdog = bad mental image. XD

    Here’s my teaser:

  14. Oh thats awkward!

    My teaser is A Song of Fire and Ice

  15. Hi, this is my first time joining and it looks like fun. My teaser is at

    I can’t to read all the teasers and hopefully add some more books to my ever growing TBR pile :D

  16. I hope she’s not trying that job on a HOT day!

    Mine contains somewhat dramatic foreshadowing.

  17. Licensed for Trouble, like all the books in the series, was a great read!

    My teaser is a mystery revolving around a Colorado Police Chief…

  18. Funny teaser, but perhaps not for the person feeling like a hot dog :)

    My teaser is from Uglies by Scott Westerfeld.

  19. Oooh, great pick for a teaser, I’m very intrigued!!

    My teaser is for FALLEN, and is here:
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    Thanks for hosting Teaser Tuesdays!

  20. Great teasers looking forward to looking at everyone else this week.

    Here’s mine:

  21. Love your teaser!

    My teaser:

    Please come have a look :) I need 8 more followers for my giveaway!

  22. lol I’d love to know why she’s in a hotdog costume XD Great teaser!

    Mine’s here

  23. LOL, interesting.

    Mine is here. 1001 Books

  24. bethfishreads permalink

    Good teaser!

    Mine’s up here.

  25. Really interesting teaser! Hot dog? How random lol

    Here’s my teaser

  26. It’s been a while but I’m back with a musical teaser.

  27. ha ha funny teaser! What a fun thing to do!
    Here’s mine!

  28. lol – that does not sound like fun!

    My teasers are here Manga Maniac Cafe

  29. Loved the teaser. Sounds like a humorous book. :) Mine is up at

  30. Interesting teaser, what’s with the Hot Dog? So here’s my teaser:


  31. LOL – that’s a good reason to stay away from a hot dog costume.

    Here’s My Teaser

  32. Ours is up. One non-fiction about rescuing dogs and one Amish murder mystery that is gripping from the start:

  33. Being in one of those suits does NOT sound fun.

    Here’s my Teaser Tuesday.

  34. I’ve posted my Teaser for Tuesday.

  35. justbookreading permalink

    Funny teaser. Here’s mine this week –

  36. Great teaser. Mine is here

    Hope to get to look at some others tomorrow, but for now, off to lounge on the lounge!

  37. Great choice of teaser!
    Here´s mine from Jeaniene Frost´s First Drop of Crimson:

  38. That’s an intriguing teaser!

    Here’s my teaser from Tyger Tyger.

  39. Interesting teaser!

    My teaser is from The Night Villa by Carol Goodman.

  40. My teaser is from Under a War-Torn Sky by L.M. Elliot.

  41. Oops. Let’s try that link again:

    My teaser is from Under a War-Torn Sky by L.M. Elliot.

  42. Oh, that’s hilarious! Great teaser!

    Mine is here.

  43. Oh, PJ, always the troublemaker :)

    Here’s mine

  44. My teaser is here.

    Yours is great!

  45. Oh boy! That’s something I never want to have to wear.

    Here’s mine:

  46. Good teaser. My TT is here.

  47. Kaye permalink

    Sounds like a fun read! Here’s my teaser

  48. I am totally confused, but thats a good thing from a teaser.

    My TT

  49. Ahhhh poor baby.
    Good teaser!

    Here is my TT :)

  50. LOL. Is she really dressed up as a hot dog?

    My teaser is a classic:

  51. Wonder what PJ has got herself into now!

    My Teaser

  52. Haha nice one! I can imagine someone wobbling around dressed like a hot dog. :) My teaser is up at The Crowded Leaf.

  53. A human hotdog and she’s only on page 2? Sounds like a fun book!

    My teaser is here.

  54. Here’s mine for a classic Nancy Drew, The Ringmaster’s Secret

  55. What a great teaser! I’m definitely wondering what a hot dog has to do with this. My teaser is here:

  56. Nice teaser. Sounds like a fun read.
    My teaser is here:

  57. Funny teaser! I’m glad I’m not in her position.

    My teaser is from Mockingjay

  58. I like your teaser!

    Mine is from The God of the Hive by Laurie R. King. Happy reading!

  59. Mine is from Bride of Pendorric by Victoria Holt – a good, old-fashioned romance.

  60. Now that’s an interesting teaser! Mine this week is for Wereling by Steve Feasey.

  61. Sounds like a fun book!

    My teaser can be found here.

  62. I loved the first book in the PJ Sugar series but haven’t read the others yet.

    My teaser this week is from Low Red Moon

  63. My teaser is from a book by another Susan.
    You can check it out here

  64. What I want to know is why she is dressed like a hotdog. lol. Here’s my teaser :

  65. Sounds like a funny read. You can read our teaser at –


  66. My teaser can be read at:

    Suited my mood very well this morning

  67. That sounds like no fun! You can find mine about Infinite Days here:

  68. As usual, my teaser is more than two sentences!

  69. lol That’s great. I’m assuming she thought she looked like a hot dog in her outfit. Too funny.

    I actually have 2 teasers for the 2 books I’m reading at 2 different blogs :).

  70. I cheated a little this week and made my teaser 3 sentences, but it makes more sense with 3.

    Check it out:
    A Book Obsession..

  71. Nice teaser! It looks like a good book. Here is mine this week:

  72. Wonderful teaser!

    Mine is here.

  73. Cute……Here’s my Tuesday Teaser

  74. Your tease is cute! I’ll have to look for that book. Looks like Meredith Grey on the cover :)

    Mine is from The Starlet by Mary McNamara. And to be honest, there is a dirty word in it:)

  75. Here is my teaser, The Innocent by Harlan Coben.

  76. interesting and, I think, funny teaser? enjoy your read!

    Here’s mine plus a giveaway of THE SLAP by Christos Tsiolkas, one of the Man Booker longlisted books!

  77. Do come say hello and read my teaser from a quirky cozy mystery!

  78. That’s a good teaser! Made me giggle.

    Here is mine:

  79. That’s pretty funny! Excellent teaser; how on earth did she end up in a hot dog costume?

    My teaser is here:

  80. I always feel rather sorry for people who are dressed up in ridiculous big suits like that. :)

    Here’s mine:

  81. Sounds like a good way to get in trouble to me, dress up as food and all kinds of things can happen…

    I did not do a post but my teaser is from Kat Richardson’s “Greywalker series book #2-Poltergeist” page 207 sentence #5 & 6..

    I needed a closer look at Celia. In the confusion, I bolted toward the observation room door as the board full of Christmas lights in the seance room exploded, raining colored glass and sparks over Ana, Cara and Wayne.

    jackie b @ Housewife Blues and Chihuahua Stories ^_^

  82. I am picturing just that, a little hot dog with one of those Elizabethan collars the poor doggies have to wear not to scratch! Heehee.

    Here’s mine – Grave Sight, Charlaine Harris


  83. Marjorie Clark permalink

    J.P. felt his other’s eyes boring into his. She knew how to look right through the holes into his head. “It ain’t nothing. I been talking to Deke is all.”

  84. Great teaser!

    Mine is here.

  85. Dressed as a hot dog? Fun!

    Here’s mine: Dismantled by Jennifer McMahon

  86. Funny teaser this week, have to look into the book more!

    Our teaser is at BookSake.

  87. Today, another teaser from Talyn by Holly Lisle, turning out to be an excellent epic fantasy:

  88. A strange teaser, reminds me of some of those poor mascots at football games.

    My teaser is: The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger

  89. That picture will be stuck in my head for the rest of the day!

    My teaser is up with a complicated love triangle.

  90. sounds like a fun little read. (click on my name for my teaser)

  91. Awesome Teaser you got a giggle out of me!!

    My Teaser this week is Insatiable By: Meg Cabot

    My Teaser is HERE

  92. Here is mine from I Hotel by Karen Tei Yamashita. It’s a collection of ten related novellas covering a period of ten years (1967-1977) among San Francisco’s Asian-American civil rights activists.

  93. Oh dear. It sounds like a Halloween costume idea gone wrong, perhaps? Nice teaser!

    Mine this week is from Martine Leavitt’s Keturah and Lord Death.

  94. Very strange!! Here’s my teaser

  95. I had to do a double-take, or at least a double-read, to “get” what your teaser was about. Then I burst out laughing.

    Rather late in the day, but mine’s finally up, over at Bookishgal.

  96. I’m glad I found your site! I posted my first Teaser Tuesday at

  97. That does not sound like a fun job or position to be in, especially on a humid summer day.

    Here’s my teaser:

  98. My teaser is from the children’s books “The Higher Power of Lucky.”

  99. I’ve always tried to avoid jobs that involve costumes…hopefully she has a plan B!!

    Here’s my teaser, from the novel “Sweet Poison” by Ellen Hart.

  100. Check out my first Teaser Tuesday @



  101. I really enjoyed Licensed for Trouble!

    My teaser tuesday is from Juliet, released TODAY!!!!

  102. This is a great idea! And that’s a great teaser. Mine is here.

  103. Great teaser — I’ve been looking for something contemporary, funny, and romantic. Maybe this is it?

    My (horribly late) Teaser, from C.E. Murphy’s Heart of Stone, is at Stuff & Nonsense.

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