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Teaser Tuesdays (Oct.12)

October 12, 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:

“She pulls the third drawer of her vanity open and digs through it, tossing aside gauzy bits of costume. Then she pulls out a great expanse of shimmering pink something.”

~ p.233, “Water for Elephants” by Sara Gruen


PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT with either the link to your own Teaser Tuesdays post, or share your two ‘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. Loved Water for Elephants. Great teaser! Here’s mine this week.

  2. Interesting teaser. I a pink something could be almost anything.

    My teaser is here.

  3. Very intriguing, what is that pink thing?

    Mine is here – Haloween no Densetsu:

  4. I might have to look into this book :)Here’s mine for the week:

    Come read my teaser from Noah by Jacquelyn Frank

  5. A pink costume? Certainly sounds eye-catching!

    Mine’s a bit of humor in an otherwise dramatic book.

  6. Hmm…interesting teaser for sure! Very pink! Mine is at:
    The Delusional Diaries

  7. My teaser is a book I’m began during the 24 Hour Read-A-Thon, and it is a delicious book! E-Volving Books

  8. I wonder what it is for? Here is my teaser for this week.

  9. Good book!

    My teaser is here

  10. Very intriguing!

    My TT this week is from Code Triage

  11. I love this one too! Got this for my B Day last year and have to say it was amazing.

    My Teaser this week is of full of Torment.

    So come on by if you want to gawk at the cover;)

    Aisle B:

    • I am not really into Gothic and Vampires, but the fantastic cover on the book made up for that.

      • That will teach me to be guided by what some of your other commenters have written, rather than research the book for myself, oops!

        Having been suitably corrected, I still maintain that the book cover is very evocative and eye catching, although I would not typically make a purchase purely on the strength of a great cover

  12. I’d love to know what the shimmering pink something is! Great teaser. Here’s my teaser.

  13. Great teaser!The book is on my shelf . I might get around to reading it now.
    Here’s My Teaser

  14. Ooh, shimmering and pink, I’m jealous, whatever it is :D

    Here‘s ours for this week.

    • These are great lines. Read the blurb on Amazon and it sounds like an amazing book. Hope you enjoy it.

  15. Kayleigh @ YA BookLover permalink

    Intresing Teaser

    My Teaser Tuesday is on Finding Sky by Joss Stirling:

  16. Shimmering pink something! that sentence is cute :)

    Here‘s my teaser for this week. It’s from S.L. Naeole’s Falling from Grace

  17. Hope you’re enjoying the book! =D

    Here’s my teaser this week:

  18. I’ve been wanting to read Water for Elephants for so long. I probably should. (:

    The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath:
    Teaser Tuesday

    • Hi Margaret,

      I really like the sound of this book, it’s definitely found a spot on my TBR mountain.

  19. Whatever was she looking for?

    My tt is here:

  20. My teaser is a bit of inspiration, and you can find it here.

  21. I loved Water for Elephants! Enjoy it. Here is my teaser this week:

  22. Hi everyone,
    I can’t believe that Tuesday has come around again already.
    The lines from ‘Water For Elephants’ are really intriguing, as I know nothing about this book.
    My lines this week are from a book that I have only just read the first few pages of, but I don’t think the lines are likely to give away any of the plot.
    The book is ‘Strange Affair’ by Peter Robinson and is part of an English detective series.

  23. I really want to read Water for Elephants (especially before the movie comes out). Great pick!!!

    Here’s my teaser.

    HAPPY readings!!!

  24. Hello! This is my first time to post a TT meme on my book journal so this is my teaser for this week!

    I also looking forward to read Water for Elephants so this is a great teaser! <3

  25. Hi! My link doesn’t seem to be working from the first time, so here is my Teaser again, frm a truly delicious Book: at E-Volving Books

    • Good thing you came back to post your link again, seriously cool.

  26. That’s a double teaser, I’m sure you did the same book last week.

    Here’s mine

  27. I haven’t read Water for Elephants yet… It’s in the pile somewhere. I’m playing this week here

  28. Gotta love a bit of shimmering pink something! Great teaser, I’m taking a break from it this week, but enjoying everyone elses!

  29. Great teaser, mine’s from Beautiful Darkness the sequel to Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl.

  30. This book is on my TBR list. We have two this week from “Room” and “The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven.”

  31. Great teaser…loved this book.

    My teaser is from Solomon’s Oak by Jo-Ann Mapson.

    Find it at:

  32. My teaser is from Wildthorn by Jane Eagland.

  33. I loved Water for Elephants! Hope you’re enjoying it. Here’s my teaser from Clockwork Angel.

  34. I’m all for shimmering pink. My teaser this week is from Trust Me, I’m a Junior Doctor:

    Thanks for hosting, I look forward to Tuesdays now :)

  35. I loved that book! I’m considering reading it again before the movie comes out, actually.

    My teaser is from “Invisible Monsters”:

    Happy Tuesday!

  36. justbookreading permalink

    I’ve heard some great things about this book. Enjoy. Here’s mine this week –

  37. Brilliant teaser!

    Here’s mine

  38. What is the pink something? I want to know- very good teaser.
    Here’s my teaser:

  39. I hope to read the book and see the movie. Nice teaser. Here is mine.

  40. Ah, I have a copy of this lying around somewhere! Here’s my teaser.

  41. Great teaser! But isn’t that the same book as last week? :) Must be a great book for you to savor it! :D
    Here’s mine:
    The Iron King by Julie Kagawa

  42. My friend is reading this right now. I’m curious to see how both of you enjoy it.

    My teasers are here Manga Maniac Cafe

  43. Shimmering pink something…I wonder what that is? Great teaser!

    My teaser can be found here:

  44. Here is my teaser!

    Check out my giveaway while you’re visiting!

  45. I like the sound of the shimmering pink(her best dress perhaps?).

    My teaser this week is from The Ghost Brigades.

  46. Here is my teaser for Troubled Waters by Sharon Shinn. Happy reading!

  47. I’ve had Water for Elephants on my tar list forever, I really need to get to it. My teaser this week is from The Heretic’s Daughter by Kathleen Kent.

  48. Oooo I love it!

    Here is mine TT

  49. Loved Water for Elephants! Can’t wait to try her new one, Ape House.

    Here is mine:

  50. Water for Elephants is one I haven’t read yet, but I’ve been hearing a lot about it lately, with her new book out.

    Here’s my teaser:

  51. Nice teaser! Here´s mine for this week, very romantic! :)

  52. Great teaser! I loved Water for Elephants!

    Here’s my teaser:

  53. Ah yes, a shimmering pink something. Sounds like some of the Barbie collectors I know! Good teaser.

    Here’s mine:

  54. How sad is it that I JUST found your blog? (Sent from VR’s post) Next week I’ll def participate and link to my post. But for now here’s my teaser in good ol’ comment form:

    “The poster depicts a smiling gray-haired woman sitting up in a mahogany coffin. Printed on the poster are the following words: SO YOU’RE DEAD, NOW WHAT?”

    ELSEWHERE by Gabrielle Zevin

    Happy Tuesday!

  55. My teaser, from Losing Faith by Denise Jaden!

    God, I loved Water for Elephants! :) Such a good book. Especially the ending – I’ll be pleased to hear what you thought about it!

  56. Great teaser…I have this book on my tbr list.

    Here’s my teaser.

  57. I loved the audio book! Great tease. Here’s mine

  58. Hope you are enjoying Water for Elephants. You can read our TT at

  59. I loved Water For Elephants and I’m looking forward to the movie (although the vampire guy James Pattison is to play the lead, so….)

    Here’s my teaser for the week:

  60. This book looks like a fun read. I can’t wait to see the review.
    My Teaser is from The Husband Tree

  61. Here is mine for this week, thanks for hosting MizB!

  62. It’s been so long since I read this book — is the main character watching this happen?

    Here’s mine:

  63. Interesting teaser. Is it a dress? XD

    I’m rather late, but mine’s here:

  64. Fabulous teaser, I want to know more and it sounds really enchanting. My Teaser is in the form of a Quicky this week at The Crowded Leaf.

  65. I hope you are enjoying this book…I sure did! My teaser is here:

  66. This book is lost somewhere in my TBR mountain. I keep hoping I’ll come across it before the movie comes out next year. My teaser: The Tale of Hill Top Farm

  67. Here’s my teaser for this week…I’ve been waiting on this one for a couple weeks now. I read about Oogy on the net and now I’m reading the book his owner wrote about him.

  68. great book and nice teaser from it.

    here’s mine from Pat Conroy’s new nonfiction book, My Reading Life

  69. I keep wondering about Water for Elephants. I hope it is good!

    Here’s my teaser for White Cat.

  70. Fab teaser! Mine’s here

  71. Embarrassed to realize I own a still-unread copy of this book! (Too many books in the world)

    My teaser for Lonely Werewolf Girl is at

  72. Great book, I loved it!

    My Teaser: Within My Heart by Tamera Alexander

  73. What is that something? Good teaser. My TT is here

  74. Sounds good! I haven’t read this one, but have heard great things about it. Here’s mine this week:

  75. teenagersmom permalink

    Fantastic teaser! It has me really curious!

  76. I so need to read that book! Here’s my teaser!

  77. Another great teaser from Water For Elephants! Hope your enjoying it.
    Natalie :0)
    My Teaser

  78. Here is my teaserTroublemaker by Janet Evanvich.

  79. I like the “something” put at the end of the sentence.

    Mine’s a YA this week:

  80. Awesome teaser! I loved Water for Elephants. Definitely one of my favorite books.

    Here is my teaser:

  81. I love reading all the teasers. So much fun!
    Here’s mine: Reading the Paranormal

  82. Great choice for your teaser this week. Water for Elephants looks like an excellent book.

    Here’s mine for the week:

  83. On a 46-degree rainy day, I am enjoying a beach read that I didn’t get to during the summer. Its perfect for today!

    Please come visit and say hello!

  84. emmegail permalink

    Great teaser! Here’s mine.

  85. I wonder what the pink thing is. My teaser is up at Find the Time to Read

  86. Note: Sara Gruen’s novel Ape House is excellent! [I thoroughly enjoyed Water for Elephants, too]

  87. Shoot. My link didn’t post the first time. Here it is:

  88. Oh, my gosh! I really really want this book (and Ape House!) .. urgh! If only there were more reading time in each day!

    Here is my Teaser:

    Julie @ Knitting and Sundries

  89. Do you shop vintage? If not, you may after reading this book. My tease is from A Vintage Affair by Isabel Wolff

  90. I loved Water for Elephants! Mine is from Adios, Nirvana

  91. Pink something… pink what?

    My teaser is up too from A Black Tie Affair.

  92. Here is my Teaser from Firelight.

  93. love your snippet! I have “Water for Elephants” and “Ape House” on my TBR pile right now!

    Here is my teaser – Just right for Halloween!

  94. My teasers–it’s a double-header this week–are here:

  95. Here is my teaser, along with a small rant on how frustratingly unproductive weekends can be!

  96. Hope you are loving this one as much as I did!

    My Teaser

  97. .. pink something!!
    Here’s my teaser

  98. I bought that book a year ago and still haven’t read it. I’ve heard such good things about it I really need to…anyway, here’s my teaser for this week

  99. I hadn’t seen that cover before, this one has been on my TBR list for awhile.

    My TT is a Horror

  100. Loved Water For Elephants, great teaser.

  101. Water for Elephants is such an amazing book. Can’t wait for the movie to come out.

    Check out my teaser at:

  102. Great book – good teaser!

    As always, thanks for hosting.

    My teaser at arch thinking.

  103. Your book sounds interesting! I’ll take a look on it at Amazon. Here is my TT

  104. Water for Elephants is a terrific book. Love this teaser!

    I finally posted mine here:
    Amy’s Tuesday Teaser!

    I hope you like it!
    ~ Amy

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

  106. Today’s Teaser is up and well, just lovely!

    Stop by to have a peak at this week knickers and inky teaser!

  107. I’ve been meaning to read this one! It sounds fantastic. Great teaser, too. Mine this week is from Robert Paul Weston’s Dust City.

  108. Michelle permalink

    Oh you got me wondering what that “pink something” is – what a great teaser!

    Here’s mine for the week:

  109. Well, I wonder what she’s going to do witht that “pink something”!

    Here’s mine:

  110. This is a great book! Good teaser!

    Here’s mine:

  111. “…Shimmering pink something…” What a wonderfully evocative phrase!!

    Here’s mine:

  112. Your teaser is great. I’ve actually been waiting to read Water For Elephants. Thanks for sharing.

    My Teaser is from Nightshade by Andrea Cremer!

  113. Great teaser! I have a copy of ‘Water For Elephants’ but I haven’t gotten around to reading it just yet.

    My teaser is here:

  114. Great book with a tempting teaser.

    I’m getting my teaser posted late today, but here it is:


  115. I have been trying to decide whether to add Water for Elephants to my TBR pile…I think you have convinced me!
    Here’s my Teaser!

  116. Water for Elephants was such a wonderful story! My teaser is here:

  117. “Shimmering pink something” is wonderful!

    Here is mine on Rose City Reader. It is from A Geography of Secrets.

  118. So many wonderful teasers!!! Here is mine. Hope you will stop by and check it out!

    Emma Michaels

  119. excellent book, Water for Elephants :)

    here’s mine

  120. Water for Elephants was an awesome book! Here’s my teaser:

  121. hmmm, a pink what? Another book I have never heard of. Just like my teaser is from a book which is part of a series I had never heard of but is of course popular right now.
    From Mockingjay,

  122. Mardel permalink

    I’m a late participant tonight – it’s almost the end of Tuesday over here on the west coast of California – but better late than never! (is it really?)

    my Tuesday Teaser is over here ->

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