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Teaser Tuesdays (Feb.8)

February 8, 2011

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:

“’Snip, snip, and they’re gone.’ It was the snip-snipping that worried me, but I tried to shrug nonchalantly.”

~ p.144 , “Promises to Keep” by Ann Tatlock 


Please note that there will no longer be a Linky Tools list available each week, as it now requires you to pay for a subscription, and I cannot do that at this time. Sorry for the inconvenience, but I guess it’s back to the comments. :-?

PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT with either the link to your own Teaser Tuesdays post, or share your ‘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. Joder permalink

    I like your choice for this week. Here’s mine……

  2. Interesting teaser. Mine’s here

  3. Oh, I DOOOO hope that we’re talking about a hair cut, here!

    Here’s mine, this week, from Maisie Dobbs:

  4. My teaser’s on The Water Wars by Cameron Stracher!


  5. Interesting teaser.

    This week I am sharing 2 teasers from an unpublished book…but the book is really good.

  6. Something spooky about that teaser. Not sure why.

    Here’s my mystery/thriller teaser:


  7. sally906 permalink

    LOL – like your teaser – I wonder what is being snipped?

    My teasers are up now:

  8. Very interesting teaser – cutting her hair??

    Here’s my Teaser! ~ Wendi

  9. I saw her braids and the snip snip and cringed. I hate getting my hair cut. Great teaser.

    You can find my teaser at The Bookish Snob

  10. I’d be worried, too.

    My teaser is here.

  11. Don’t like the sound of this Snip Snip!!

    My Teaser is Here

  12. Hm. I think the snip snipping would be what worried me as well! My teaser this week is from The Vespertine by Saundra Mitchell:

  13. Uh-Oh, there is drama in those snips! Tantalizing teaser! :)

  14. Donna/BLHmistress permalink

    My mom used always want to keep my hair short hence why I hate snip snip to this day.

    Here’s our Teaser Our Teaser Tuesday

  15. teenagersmom permalink

    I have cut my hair twice in my life and never fully off with it again. I feel her pain.

  16. I’d be worried too :-)

    Mine’s from The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett.


    Yeah! I had to close my linky tools account too!! I started using InLinkz, they are pretty cool!! Check them out :)

  18. Oh—made my comment, then discovered there’s no link.

    My teaser is from a cozy mystery at

    Come say hello. Happy reading! :)

  19. emmegail permalink

    Not the braids! Here’s my teaser from The Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa.

  20. What are is being snipped? Here is my teaser from the ARC, Heart of Lies by Jill Marie Landis.

  21. An interesting teaser. My treaser: Charm City

  22. I like that teaser.
    Here’s mine: Reading the Paranormal

  23. Oh no they are cutting her locks!

    Not the lovely locks!

    This week at Aisle B, I’m reading a graphic novel Blankets by Craig Thompson. Something so unexpected from what I imagined…

    • Yeah, I read that book, and it was definitely different from what I expected, too. It’s the first/only graphic novel I’ve read, so far.

  24. Hope it’s just the braids getting snipped? Good one.

    Here’s mine:

  25. Oh, I like the way that sentence flows. I wonder what she’s snipping! Possibly the braids the cover model is sporting? Definitely a teaser that makes you want to know more!

    This week, I’m in the middle of two books: Teen Paranormal “Hex Hall” and the classic “Pride and Prejudice.”

  26. My teaser is from Mortal Instruments: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare. Am really enjoying this book!!

  27. Great teaser! Here’s mine this week.

  28. Ha! Great tease – It’s difficult to shrug nonchalantly!

    Here’s mine:

  29. sounds like she’s being brave.

    and it’s so sad about the linky–it sure made the meme easier to play. Kaye—the road goes ever ever on

  30. Excellent teaser! Very intrigued, especially with the cover. Surely it’s her pigtails under the snip!

    Check out mine…


  31. Hmmm I wonder what’s being snipped, great teaser!

    My teaser today is from Radiant Shadows by Melissa Marr, which is the 4th book in the Wicked Lovely series.

  32. Intriguing. I’ve got a non-fiction teaser up at Calico Contemplations this week.

  33. It almost sounds like a poem! I love it :D

    Check out my Teaser Tuesday post: Evolution of Insanity by Haresh Daswani

    Have a great Tuesday!

    Brush Up On Your Reading

  34. That sort of snipping sounded dangerous!

    Here’s My Teaser

  35. Unusual snipping sound… What would that be? Great teaser today!^^

    My Teaser Tuesday

  36. My teaser is here.

  37. god, I hope she is referring to a hair cut! LOL
    my teaser tuesday is at:

  38. My first thought is that those braids are gone!

    Here is my teaser for this week.

  39. Comments works fine, no problem!

    Someone’s getting a hair cut huh?

    Here’s ours, one non-fiction and one fiction:

  40. Yes, I’m going to assume we are talking about those plaits displayed on the book cover ;)

    My teaser this week comes from Karin Fossum’s latest, ‘Bad Intentions’, chilling Scandinavian crime fiction:

  41. Hmm.. what snip snip? Great teaser.
    Here’s mine:

    Happy Tuesday!

  42. Abigail @ The Story Factory Reading Zone permalink

    Here’s my link:

  43. Great teaser! Thanks for sharing it.

    My teaser is here Manga Maniac Cafe

  44. That’s a great teaser. Thank you for going back to comments, I didn’t like it with Mr Linky and was about to drop out but I thought I’d have one more look before I did so.

    Here’s my teaser. It’s Hamlet by Shakespeare. Yes, there’s a reason……am-shakespeare/

  45. I’ve heard good things about Ann Tatlock’s writing but haven’t read any of her books yet.

    My teasers this week are from Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins

  46. Interesting teaser. this is a new-to-me book and author. Mine is here:

  47. No more braids???

    I’m playing today here.

  48. aww.. but they are beautiful on her.

    Here’s mine

  49. i wonder what that snipping is all about.. interesting..

    here’s my teaser:

    happy tuesday!

  50. Great teaser! Mine is here! Happy Tuesday!

  51. I have never had long hair but every haircut is still traumatic. My teaser is from Demon Song by Cat Adams. Happy reading!

  52. Nice teaser!

    Mine is from Born at Midnight by C. C Hunter

  53. Jessica S. permalink

    Interesting teaser!

    Here’s my teaser

  54. I haven’t been able to participate in a while, but I’m back! I’ve got a teaser from an upcoming YA novel, Haven, and a cookbook giveaway :)

    • Ooo! I just found Haven this past week, and put it on my to-buy-and-read list! The cover is GORGEOUS!!!

  55. Great teaser, and I loved Promises to Keep!
    Here is mine from An Amish Love

  56. great teaser!
    This week I chose The Genius Files: Mission Unstoppable for my teaser.

    Oh, and I’ve switched to it seems to be comparable and it only costs if you want more than text links…

  57. Ann Tatlock is a wonderful author. I’ve read a couple of her books.

  58. That teaser really makes me want to find out what they’re referring to! :)

    Here’s my teaser!

  59. Interesting teaser :)
    Mine is from a new author whose book will be out on February 15th:

  60. Ahhhh poor gal. Great teaser!

    Here is my TT

  61. I hope that’s nothing more drastic than hair being cut!

    I have two teasers this week, and they’re both here.

  62. Nanny permalink

    I saw the cover and braids and cringed a little when I read the snip snip part. Great Teaser here’s mine-

  63. I’ve got the same book as last week, as it’s a long one – but a good one! That sucks about the Linky. Thanks!

  64. That was a good choice. It’s gotta be a haircut scene.

    My Teaser is a little different.

    Jessica @ Laugh Love Write

  65. Thanks for sharing! Will need to point this book out to my wife! Here’s mine:

  66. My teaser is from a modern day knight and lady story: Hard Day’s Knight.

  67. Love the implied relationship between the pigtails on the cover and the snipping in the teaser.

    Mine is right here.

  68. My teaser is from the Devil in Music, a Julian Kestral mystery.

  69. Please check out my teaser from “In This Way I Was Saved” at:

  70. I love your teaser…sounds like an interesting book.

    My teaser can be found here.

  71. bluestockingbb permalink


  72. I hope they’re talking about hair!

    My Teaser Tuesday post :-)

  73. Just added this to my TBR list. Here’s mine:

  74. Here is my teaser

    Going to have a fun time and check out all the other ones now! Thanks.

  75. Aww, sounds sad! Very interesting!

    My teaser is at:

  76. I would be happy to send you the money needed for the subscription to Mr. Linky. Or perhaps I could add a Mr. Linky to my page with your permission and acknowledgement that you are the host site.

  77. Interesting teaser! Here’s mine for this week:

  78. Cool teaser. Here is my Teaser for Tuesday.

  79. Intriguing teaser! I wonder if it’s refering to the snipping off of those beutiful braids on the cover, sort of symbolic of moving from childhood into adult life.
    I’m going to look this book up.

    My teaser’s up:
    Today’s teaser!

    I hope you all like it!

  80. Based on the cover, I’d have to say the snipping refers to her braided pigtails. If very long, it certainly would be difficult to shrug nonchalantly.

    My teaser is here:

  81. Here is my teaser!

    I wonder if you teaser has something to do with the cute braids on the back of the little girls head on the cover.

  82. My teaser is posted! Is anyone else a Harry Potter fan? Movies or books? Feel free to stop by and comment here!!!

    Emma Michaels

  83. Yes, I fear for those braids.

    My teaser is from Death in a Strange Country by Donna Leon

    Rose City Reader

  84. Great teaser this week! Mine are here!

    Happy Reading!,

  85. I HOPE it’s the braids they were snipping!

    Here’s mine:

  86. Oh my, that’s a bit scary!

    Here is mine.

  87. Makes me wonder if those braids were being cut off? Great teaser. Here’s mine:

  88. Nari permalink

    Interesting teaser. I wonder if the snipping has to do with the girl’s hair on the cover of the book?

    Here is mine: Paris Was Ours by Penelope Rowlands

  89. My teaser this week comes from Dark Fire by C. J. Sansom. Here’s the link.

  90. Great teaser!

    Here is mine. It is from Born Under a Lucky Moon by Dana Precious

  91. That’s a rather enticing teaser. Makes me wonder what is being snip-snipped. :D

    Got a late start in the day, but my teaser is finally up courtesy of “Alphabet of Thorn” by Patricia A. McKillip: Teaser Tuesdays: The Words in the Rose Bushes

  92. Cool teaser! here’s mine, from City of Glass by Cassandra Clare:

  93. I have had great fun with this today, celebrating an author’s birthday…

    Here is mine:

    Happy Tuesday!

    Sassy Brit

  94. Looking at the cover and then your teaser makes me think about how it would feel to loose my hair. Great teaser !

    My Teaser is from XVI by Julia Karr

  95. Nice tease! My teaser is from Truly, Madly by Heather Webber

  96. I’ve got two teasers today. Enjoy!

  97. Is that…hair? Never read it, but looks interesting.
    This is mine . I’ve got two books on the go so I did them both.

  98. I’m very curious about your book. I’ll have to look it up.
    Here’s mine:

    Have a wonderful Tuesday!
    Natalie :0)

  99. My teaser is from Nightshade. A nice steamy

  100. I wondered what it was that was being snipped too! Tantalizing teaser.

    My own teaser, after a long absence, is at Bookishgal.

  101. notjustlaura permalink

    Here’s my Teaser which is from D H Lawrence’s Sons and Lovers.

  102. Great teaser especially in view of the front cover!

    Here is mine:

  103. I’d worry about snip snipping too!

    My teaser for this week

  104. Sounds interesting. The cover makes you think it’s referring to the braids, but I wonder if it’s a metaphor broken promises – just guessing as I’ve not read the book.

    Here’s mine:

  105. a great teaser makes me wonder what they a snipping.. I hope their snipping their hair…

    Her is my teaser:

  106. I had to follow the link to see what this one is about; it seems like a good read! I hope you’re enjoying it! Thanks for sharing your teaser! Here’s mine:

  107. an interesting teaser this week. I have to agree with one of the other comments – this teaser does make it seem like it’s referring to the braids. But it’s probably not…

    Here’s my teaser:

  108. I can’t wait to check out a few of these teasers! Here is mine:

  109. That’s an interesting teaser!

    My teaser is from Trickster’s Queen by Tamora Pierce.

  110. Nice teaser, here is here! I also have a Giveaway, so check it out if you got some time!

  111. Wonder what is being cut off :o

    Here is my teaser for the week, its Playing with Fire by Gena Showalter!

  112. Great teaser! I hope it’s just hair that’s being cut off.

    Mine is from Ash by Malinda Lo:

    iLive, iLaugh, iLove Books

  113. That’s too bad about linkys! Here’s ours! Thanks for hosting :)


    My teaser is from The Water Wars by Cameron Stracher :)

  115. This week’s TT features Angelfire by Courtney Allison Moulton :)

  116. Since my blog is not suited to this type of articles, here goes my TT

    “I’m real, and I’m here in a hotel room last inhabited by a man who is in a broken heap in the morgue because he decided life was no longer worth it.” The Scarpetta Factor, Patricia Cornwell

    Science Fiction & Political Thought

  117. Teaser Tuesday at the book geek:

    Happy Reading!

  118. Interesting teaser! I am hoping it’s hair that is being snipped and I want to know why it bothers the character so much.

    Reading Lark’s Teaser

  119. Judging by the cover, I really hope that it isn’t the little girls hair being snipped off — and if it is — I hope there is good reason. That is some beautiful hair!!

    Here’s my Teaser:

  120. Like others have speculated, is she losing that hair on the cover? Hm.

    Here’s my teaser:

  121. I’ve never had long hair enough to feel uneasy about getting it cut. Recently I’ve been reading novels set in times, such as the 18th century, when a woman’s hair was very important in reflecting who she is publically as well as being a part of her perceptions of herself as a sexual being.

    My TT this week is all about women and their struggles to balance work, relationships, and children–set in 1600 Italy. It’s “The Passion of Artemisia” by Susan Vreeland at Summit Musings

  122. I missed last week’s TT but I got it this week. Great pick! Here is the link to my TT

  123. That snip-snipping sounds ominous. Nice teaser!

    I’m late with mine:

  124. The only thing I can think of is cutting her pretty braids off…if it was me, I would cry!

    You can find my TT from The Sharper Your Knife, The Less You Cry here:

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