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Teaser Tuesdays (June 14)

June 14, 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:

“You never know what someone else has to deal with either physically or in their mind! Most of us would choose to keep our own problems.”

~ p.17, “Does Change Have to Be So H.A.R.D?” by Julie Donley, R.N.

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. Great teaser!
    Mine’s here

  2. I’m paying tribute all this week to the writing of Flannery O’Connor and the author herself. I consider her one of the greatest American authors. Unfortunately I’m finding that she is little known among most readers. Readers really should at least check out some of her work.

    Tossing It Out

  3. I don’t know if change has to be hard but usually long process.

    My teaser is from The Betrayal of Maggie Blair

  4. Very wise words … thanks for sharing this one.

    Here’s mine:

  5. Great teaser!

    Here’s my teaser from ‘Starcrossed’

  6. that’s a beautiful teaser. TT is really fast now ;)

    mine is from a TVSeries Franchise, the x files. I dont usually read books from movie but the x files is an exception.

  7. T.F.Walsh permalink

    I love the profound teasers you’ve been sharing lately… very insightful.

    Here’s mine:

  8. I agree most of us would rather keep our own problems.

    Here is my TT…

  9. The problem with change is that it usually isn’t just one thing that changes, but several all at once. My teaser

  10. I so agree with that teaser. I tend to keep personal stuff to myself.

    Here’s my teaser: Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini!

  11. Wise words. Important for us to remember that we don’t know the sadness or challenges that even our closest friends deal with. My TT is Swedish crime fiction, “The Ice Princess” by Camilla Lackberg. Have it set to post at 6:00 AM (Eastern Time). Link: Summit Musings

  12. Read@UTS Library has started the ball rolling in our teaser tuesdays!

  13. That is a very wise teaser! Sometimes our own problems look like mountains but compared to other people’s they could be molehills.

    My teasers this week are from Divergent by Veronica Roth

  14. Sonny @ Literary Junkie (YA) permalink

    Here is my teaser for Hexult.

  15. I like that teaser, so very true….
    Anyhow, here’s my TT link:

  16. Such a true statement! Some people hide their pain so well!
    Here’s my teaser!

  17. Wow, that is a really thought provoking teaser.Well done.


  18. Thats a teaser to make you think lol, great choice! I really like that teaser.

    Here is my TT for this week: Seeing Night Reviews: A Warrior’s Witch by Stacey Kennedy

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

  20. If I ever start to pass judgement or criticise others, my husabnd is always fond of quoting ‘You have no idea what that person is going through, until you have walked a mile in their shoes’. I guess this book just bears out that sentiment, although change is always a long and painful process, perhaps it is something we may all benefit from at some time in our lives.

    My teaser this week, is from a great British crime writer P.D. James

    Thanks for hosting.

  21. Interesting teaser.
    Here’s mine: Reading the Paranormal

  22. Great teaser! Here is my Teaser Tuesday this week!

  23. Actually, I’d be happier if I could delegate my problems … LOL.

    My teaser this week is from Your Heart Belongs to Me by Dean Koontz.

  24. chellecordero permalink

    thought provoking teaser

    here is mine this week

  25. A great teaser, and definitely true!!

    My Teaser this week is from Water for Elephants, by Sara Gruen.

  26. Yay! it’s Tuesday again! Here is my Teaser from Vanish:

  27. So true. Great teaser.

    Mine is up

  28. Another great teaser!

    My Teaser this week is from The Shy Duchess by Amanda McCabe.

  29. My Teaser Tuesday Post: Son of Hamas

    Stop on by, and pleeeeeeeeaaaaassse leave a comment! :D

  30. I agree, you never know what someone else is going through in their lives..

    My teaser is from a Neil Gaiman short story book I’m reading for the nth time :)

  31. Here’s my TEASER for this week. Enjoy!

    It’s from Magic Bites(Kate Daniels #1) by Ilona Andrews. I’ve heard great things about this series. I have a bunch of friends that have just read the 5th book and are ranting about how good it is. I need to catch up!

  32. Very insightful and true! My teaser this week is from POSSESSION by Elana Johnson.

  33. Great teaser!

    Here’s my teaser from ‘The Reluctant Nude’ by Meg Maguire.

    Have a nice week :)

  34. Great teaser! You can find mine here.

  35. I like the teaser:-)

    Here is mine:

    Have a wonderful week everyone.

  36. That’s certainly an interesting thought!

    Here’s my TT for this week:

  37. I love your teaser! It’s sooo true. :)

    My teaser is from Linger by Maggie Stiefvater.

  38. Very true teaser!

    Mine’s from Hit List! A week behind but just as teasing! It can be found here!

    Rebecca @ kindle fever

  39. Another interesting teaser this week. Change is always difficult, I think.

    Here’s My Teaser

  40. what a wonderfull teaser!!

    here is my teaser for this week

  41. Interesting teaser. Given me something to think about.

    Here’s my teaser. Its from a historical novel called No Shame, No Fear by Ann Turnbull.

    ~ Paul

  42. Sorry forgot to include my link. Here’s my teaser.

    ~ Paul

  43. Good teaser I remind myself of that all the time – you never really know what someone else is going through.

    Here’s me:


  44. I’m reading Diavolino by Steve Emmett. Check out my teaser!

    Realms of an Open Mind

  45. Thought provoking teaser.

    Here’s mine:
    Witches Abroad

  46. Great teaser and very true. You never know what someone really has to deal with in their minds…

    My teaser is taken from Holly Black’s White Cat. This is the first book in The Curse Workers Series. I can’t believe I have only just read it now!

  47. I’m playing today with a teaser, spotlight, and giveaway! My teaser is here.

  48. Pretty hard to keep everything in without bursting at the seams.

    Aisle B has Gayle Forman’s if i stay

    Crying buckets AGAIN!

  49. Mine is from Rain Village by Carolyn Turgeon. What an excellent writer:

    Off to read all of yours now.


  50. So very true, whenever I am complaining and thinking about how bad things are I scold myself and say it could be worse.

    Here’s my teaser.

  51. heres my teaser

    all so iv got a BIG giveaway today for all followers, 3 books up for grabs

  52. Thanks for the teaser!

    My teasers are here:

    Manga Maniac Cafe

  53. My TT is posted here

  54. A very true statement. Good teaser! Here is my teaser.

  55. Great teaser and I totally agree! However I find I’d much rather solve someone else’s problems then actually deal with my own;)

    Now..come let me tease you with my TT! And while your there don’t miss out on 2 great giveaways Here, and Here!

  56. That’s a great quote.

    Here is mine

  57. Marg permalink

    My teaser this week comes from one of my most anticipated books of the year!

  58. My teaser is here

  59. Here’s my teaser from You Against Me:

    Amy @ Turn the Page

  60. My teaser is now up, from ‘Nanny Returns’ by Nicola Kraus & Emma McLaughlin

  61. Great teaser! My TT for this week is from Constance Sharper’s Airborne

  62. Great teaser. That’s what I try to tell myself whenever someone pisses me off! This week my teaser is from Shades of Milk and Honey.

  63. Very thought provoking, great teaser!

    My Teaser Tuesday is from Hate List by Jennifer Brown. Happy Reading! Jen @ A Reader’s Journey

  64. Here’s one for the pint – size crowd!

  65. True ’nuff…

    Mine is from Shut Your Eyes Tight, a new thriller by John Verdon.


  66. My Teaser Tuesday from Megan McCafferty’s Second Helpings: ^_^

  67. I just started reading The Borrower, but I still think I found a great teaser for it.

  68. Sounds very much like me…

    Here is my teaser from Trudi Canavan’s The Rogue

    Nickey @ The Book Shop Assistant

  69. Oops, wrong link, LOL

    Trudi Canavan teaser:
    Nickey @ The Book Shop Assistant

  70. That’s quite an insightful teaser. Keeping problems to ourselves only meant that we can deal with it on our own as strong and confident as one can be or that we are either shy or embarrassed about it to even share it with someone.

    And here’s my comeback teaser, by the way.

  71. That definitely is a great thought….you never know what others are going through.

    Stop by my blog if you like…there is a Father’s Day Giveaway….five books.

    Here is the link….good luck.


  72. Passion by Lauren Kate teaser:

    ~Tiffany from For Those About to Read…

  73. Wow, what a great teaser quote!

    Mine this week is from Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi. Check it out here

    Jessi @ Reading in the Corner

  74. Good teaser!

    Mine is from The Clan of the Cave Bear

  75. Greta at PW permalink

    Great Teaser!!

    Paranormal Wastelands’ Teaser:

  76. You have had some good, wise advice as your teasers lately. I like it. If you get a chance, mine is here.

  77. Illusions by Aprilynne Pike Teaser

    ~Tiffany from For Those About to Read…

  78. Here’s my Teaser post from Shift, by Jeri Smith-Ready. I’ve been completely sucked in by this series!

    All comments and follows will be returned =)

  79. That statement rings true in my head, though I couldn’t give you any specifics to back it up.

    My teaser is from the latest Anita Blake novel: Hit List.

  80. CoffeeWithMoi permalink

    Keeping problems to ourselves only meant that we can deal with it on our own as strong and confident as one can be or that we are either shy or embarrassed about it to even share it with someone.

    And here’s my comeback teaser, by the way.

  81. veronica permalink

    wow that book sounds interesting! I love that quote too, so inspirational.
    Here is my teaser:

    Happy reading everyone!

  82. Great teaser! My teasers this week are from the 4 books I’m currently reading…Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, One Good Dog, XVI, and Blood Red Road.

  83. Nice teaser! Here’s my very first Teaser Tuesday! Thanks!

    Mickey @ imabookshark

  84. Keeping your problems to yourself is not always the best thing to do. Sometimes you need to share.

    Here’s mine:

  85. Very True!

    Here is our TT -

  86. So true.

    Here’s Mine

  87. Here’s mine– words to make you think…Rae, Best O’ Books

  88. Here is mine!

  89. Your teaser is definitely true.

    Here’s mine:
    Hereafter by Tara Hudson

  90. Love that teaser. I think that’s essential in life, really. When you deal with difficult people it’s best to put yourself in their shoes. They may not be less difficult, but you’ll be better able to treat them with compassion. My teaser is from Sister by Rosamund Lupton. Happy Tuesday everyone!

  91. I agree with your teaser. I would take my own challenges over anyone else any day. Mine are familiar to me and we have grown together.

    My teaser this week comes from “My Blood Approves”.

  92. How very true!

    Here is mine this week. It is from Rotters by Daniel Kraus.

  93. My second week participating in Teaser Tuesday. This week I chose Frostbite by Richelle Mead.

  94. Great teaser! So true! Here’ mine. Happy Tuesday!

  95. Interesting teaser. Why does change have to be so hard? Why do we resist change? Sounds like an interesting book.

    Here’s mine:

    Yep… yet another cozy mystery.

  96. Interesting teaser! I totally agree.

    Check out my teaser:

  97. Truer words were never spoken! My tesers are up at Hope you drop by and check them out.

  98. Hi!
    Interesting teaser. Mine is posted. Have a great day!

    Just Books

  99. Great Teaser!

    Here’s a link to mine Teaser Tuesday: The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross:

  100. Very wise.

  101. Interesting teaser!

    Check out my teasers from Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini & The Near Witch by Victoria Schwab

  102. First time doing this! So here I go sharing my teaser for this very hot and sunny Tuesday:

  103. The grass isn’t always greener on the other side.

    ~ Popin
    Here’s my teaser:

  104. Here’s my teaser from Misfit by Jon Skovron!

    Crystal @ Elegantly Bound Books

  105. Hello! A little late to the party as usual. But nevertheless here is my teaser,

  106. I’m not so sure about that. I might take someone else’s problems, just for the variety!

    My teaser is here.

  107. Lots of good teasers this week! Mine is from The Curse Girl by Kate Ellison. You can find it here:

  108. I believe that is correct–I’m teasing from a rewrite of Cinderella, “Mark of Royalty”. Kaye—the road goes ever ever on

  109. So, so true. Sigh.

    My teaser is from Fins Are Forever by Tera Lynn Childs.

  110. Funny, I have to remind myself of this almost every day. ;p

    My teaser:

  111. That looks an interesting title! Walking in someone else’s shoes? Here’s my teaser

  112. Sullivan McPig permalink

    I’m reading Fantasy instead of Urban Fantasy for a change:

  113. Intriguing! Sounds like a great read :)

    Here is my teaser –

  114. Mine is from “The Promised World” by Lisa Tucker . Here is the link

  115. So very true. Luckily change doesn’t always have to be bad, but even when it’s a good change it still takes some adjustment and time. Great teaser! Mine is from Karin Slaughter’s upcoming book Fallen. You can check my post out *HERE*

  116. Wow, Interesting teaser! Thank you for sharing!
    Here is mine:

  117. great teaser.

  118. Nice teaser. Mine is from “The Mistress’s Revenge”:

  119. Nice teaser. My Teaser is from Mortal Sins by Eileen Wilks and can be found here:

  120. I like your teaser – I think it’s easy to see the physical issues people deal with, but the mental obstacles people fight every day are harder to see, good thing to remember the next time we envy someone because we think they have less to deal with. Probably isn’t the case!

    The protagonist in my TT this week has to deal with a bad case of MEMORY loss! Very good book: The Two Deaths of Daniel Hayes by Markus Sakey
    April @ My Shelf Confessions: Teaser Tuesday

  121. That teaser is a good reminder!

    Here is mine on Rose City Reader:

  122. That really is a great teaser! I always strive not to judge, because you really never know what’s going on with someone else. That person who’s always late to work? Maybe they have to do treatments in the morning and they’re not sharing that info … or maybe they’re a caregiver to someone and they have to wait for the aide to get in before they can leave … you never know.

    Thanks for sharing! Here’s my teaser:

  123. Your teaser today is especially poignant. You never know what someone is hiding – some people who you think are leading charmed lives aren’t, and others who seem so wonderful aren’t, and still others….I could go on and on…

    Here is my teaser – took me way too long to post it this time. Brain would not work.

  124. My teaser is for L.E. Modesitt’s novel The Parafaith War:

  125. My teaser is from Dear Fatty by Dawn French – she’s hilarious!

  126. My teaser is from “The Beginning of After” by Jennifer Castle. Seriously awesome book:

  127. I am soooo late posting – now to check out everyone’s Teaser!

    Mine is different this week because I got to meet the Author of the book my Teaser is from….

    Come on you know you want to know who it is…

  128. Great teaser :)
    I might just have to check out this book!
    Here’s mine click it.

  129. Here’s mine! And yeah for the kick in the butt to get writing this book!:

  130. True statement.

  131. ughhh I am behind on posting mine so hopefully people still stop by! Mine this week is from the new Sookie Stackhouse book Deak Reckoning



    XOXO Angela’s Anxious Life

  132. Hi, I saw this weekly chalenge in a portuguese blog and liked it a lot, I will try to participate but you have to excuse me if the tranlations aren’t exactly like it should be!

    Good readings!

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