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Teaser Tuesdays (Apr.10)

April 10, 2012

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:

“It was different from the sounds she had heard the night before. This time there were actual footsteps directly above her instead of just amphorous whispers coming from all sides.”
~ p. 54, “Starcrossed” by Josephine Angelini

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!

{The link for the comments is at the BOTTOM of this post}

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  1. Oh, I loved Starcrossed! I hope you’re enjoying the book. (:

    Aleksandra and her Teaser Tuesday

  2. Sorry it’s late, folks — totally forgot about it, last night. The holiday weekend (family having Monday off) threw me off completely, ’cause I kept thinking today was Monday! LOL.

  3. Oh, I hope you enjoy! I just saw this one on someone’s DNF list this morning! Interesting how that works.

  4. What a great teaser. I wounder what is going on.

    My teaser.

  5. Whoever ‘she’ is, I’m sure she’s freaked out! I know I’d be :) Thanks for sharing MizB!

    My TEASER comes from Kailin Gow’s Midnight Frost!

  6. Sounds like an intriguing read….


  7. Great teaser! I really liked Starcrossed.

    Here’s mine, from GLIMMER :

  8. I have been meaning to read this book for quite a while. Your teaser is helping to convince me. My teasers are from Until Next Time by Amy Lignor and The Fireman Who Loved Me by Jennifer Bernard. Happy reading!

  9. Good Teaser. I want to read this book actually.

    Teaser Tuesday

  10. celialarsen permalink

    Nightly sounds, eh? Very mysterious. Nice teaser!

    Mine this week is from Silence by Michelle Sagara.

  11. I loved Starcrossed, I hope you enjoy it. Great teaser!!

    My Teaser Tuesday

  12. Interesting teaser! I’ve been curious about that book for some time now =)

    Here’s my teaser for this week:

  13. Very intriguing teaser!~
    Here’s mine from Garden of Madness

  14. Yay you’re here :) Mine from Siege by Rhiannon Frater rockin zombie book

  15. Mine is from an UF series by Suzanne Johbson, Royal Street

  16. laya permalink

    Scary! Sounds like a good read :D

    My teaser is here

  17. I really enjoyed Starcrossed! It’s probably my fave out of all the myth-based YA coming out these days. Great teaser! This week my teaser comes from one of the most beautifully written books I’ve read in a long time, and you can find it HERE!

  18. I loved Starcrossed!

    You can find me teaser here.

  19. Oooh, creepy! I teased some poetry today – you can see it here.

  20. Teaser Tuesday #13 – Cinder by Marissa Meyer :)

    Great teaser! :D I need to read that book soon ;)

  21. Here’s my teaser – from something a little different – Eric Flint’s novel The Dance of Time:
    e-Volving Books

  22. I enjoyed Starcrossed hope your enjoying it too.

    Here’s my TT:

  23. I loved Starcrossed when I read it! I can’t wait to read the sequel.

    My teaser comes from Saltwater Vampires this week!

  24. I keep hearing about Starcrossed! OH NOW I can go to bed LOL it is Five AM here in AK LOLOL This really is my favorite Meme next to Musing Mondays! HERE is my TT!

  25. Hi there! Here’s our TT over at GatheringBooks, from the Korean Novel, Please Look After Mom:

    The footsteps that you included in your teaser sounded creeeepy indeed! :)

  26. Oooo I still need to read this book- it is sitting on my shelf right now! x

  27. so, that’s a bit of a creepy teaser. But i sort of like how the sound is compared to an amorphous whisper. Here’s our teaser for today:

    • woops…sorry for the double post. didn’t realize myra already posted it. :)

  28. I love your teaser!

    I’m reading The Catastrophic History of You and Me this week:

  29. Ooh I have read Starcrossed. It was pretty good :D
    Just done my first ever TT!

  30. Ah! I know what’s going to happen. ;)
    Here’s ours.

  31. forloveandbooks permalink

    Oooo! This one sounds intense :) I’ve been wondering about Starcrossed!!

    Check out my Teaser Tuesday!

  32. I’ve had this book on my pile for the longest time! I need to squeeze it in soon. Hope you’re enjoying it!

    Here’s my teaser from Shade!

  33. I just received Starcrossed today, can’t wait to read it!

    Here’s my teaser :)

    Monaliz @ Mind Reading?

  34. Great teaser! Not sure if it’s supposed to be creepy or not? Here’s my teaser

  35. starryeyedjen29 permalink

    I really enjoyed Starcrossed and can’t wait for the sequel!

    Here’s my Teaser Tuesday post from The Springsweet.

  36. Another one that sounds good! My teaser: The Lincoln Lawyer.

  37. Are you enjoying it? I heard it’s a terrible read. LOL

    • So far, it’s actually pretty good. The beginning started off a bit slow, but now (chapter 5) it’s picked up and I’m liking it!


  38. oh wow that sounds kind of scary. Heard great things about this book!

    My TT

    Ning @ Reading by Kindle Fire

  39. I haven’t read this book yet, but I’ve heard a lot about it. Your teaser sounds creepy… but interesting!!
    Here’s my teaser: Sandy’s Teaser

  40. That’s an awesome teaser! I’m going to have to check this book out…

    I was really excited to use this teaser this week. It’s pretty much perfect (at least to me!)

  41. I absolutely LOVE your teaser! This is definitely being added to my shelf right away – thank you for sharing! :)

    Here’s mine:

  42. That’s a great title. I adored my book this week – it’s about Judy Blume books!

  43. Starcrossed looks pretty good!
    Here is mine for this week.

  44. I’ve heard a lot about this book. Sounds great, here’s mine:

  45. This sounds so good!! I have not heard of the book or author before. Thanks for introducing me to a new author to add to my ever growing TBR pile. LOL :)
    MY TT:

  46. Interesting teaser. Mine’s from Harriet Evans’ A Hopeless Romantic.

    • Oooo, I loved A Hopeless Romantic… hope you’re enjoying it! :D


  47. I’d like to read Starcrossed. Hope you enjoy it!
    my TT

  48. I really enjoyed Starcrossed. I love myth related YA.

    My teaser is from Masque of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin:

  49. Starcrossed was such a great book, I hope you are enjoying it.

    Here is my TT post:

  50. Hmmm, sounds like the chararcter is in a interesting predicament!

    My TT is here:

  51. I’ve read a lot of good reviews for Starcrossed. Good tease.

    Here’s mine:

  52. Ooh great choice! What is going on? I haven’t read Starcrossed yet but I really want to and your teaser makes me want to read it even more.

    My Teaser!

  53. Oh, this sounds really intriguing! Great teaser!

    Here’s my Teaser!

    Wendy @ Escape Into Fiction

  54. I like the sound of that one, sounds kind of ominous!

    My teaser is from The Paris Wife.

  55. Great choice for the teaser! I have the book on my TBR pile

    Here’s my TT:

  56. Paranormal Wastelands permalink

    Check out our teaser here and enter to win your own copy of the book!

  57. I’ve been curious about that book …. sound intriguing!

    Here’s my teaser from ‘Trinity Bound’ ::

  58. booksavvybabe permalink

    love the teaser, love the cover the book is on my TBR :) Book Savvy Babe’s TT

  59. g2-a9ca473a1509379f80a41adc562ed0dd permalink

    Fantastic teaser! Here’s mine from 420 Characters. Cheers!

  60. I heard an interview with the author of that one, and it sounds interesting. Mine is from Inheritance, from Christopher Paolini.

  61. Great teaser! Definitely makes want to read!

    Here’s mine!

  62. vanessaeric permalink

    Great book and nice teaser! Here’s mine:

  63. Starcrossed was hit or miss for me. There were some aspects of it that I really liked and others…not so much.

    Here’s my TT!

  64. great teaser. This book has been on my to read list for a while.

    my teaser

  65. thefairytalenerd permalink

    Mine is from The Vicious Deep by Zoraida Cordova

  66. Lori permalink

    Interesting teaser! I haven’t actually heard of Starcrossed, but I think I’ll have to put it on my list now.
    Here’s my Teaser Tuesday . It’s from Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

  67. Great teaser. I maybe have to increase the TBR pile.
    here is mine.

  68. Ah, creepy teaser! I’ve got Starcrossed on my to-read list. :) How are you liking it so far?

  69. Here is my Teaser for Tuesday hope you enjoy Happy Reading !!!!

  70. Awesome Teaser. I really want to read Starcrossed. I have heard good things about it. Thanks for sharing. =]
    Here is My Teaser

  71. rubyport permalink

    I’m not sure if that’s a better or worse situation!

    My teaser is here.

  72. My teaser comes from The Book of Blood and Shadow by Robin Wasserman.

  73. I really want to read Starcrossed, and that teaser just makes me want to read it more. Thanks for sharing!!

  74. I am not sure that this is a book I shall be rushing out to buy, but those teaser lines are intriguing and more than a little spooky. The cover art is very seductive and alluring.

    Enjoy your book and have a good week, thanks for hosting


    My teaser is here:

  75. Mysterious! I’ve heard very, very mixed things about this one, but that’s certainly an intriguing teaser.

    My Teaser Tuesday:

  76. Nice Tease!
    Mine is from The Barsoom Series again – I’ve just finished “Thuvia, Maid of Mars” and am ready to start “The Chessmen of Mars.”

  77. Mine and My sister’s teaser this week. Enjoy Everybody!

  78. Love the teasers you chose! I loved Starcrossed and can’t wait until Dreamless comes out! Thanks for sharing!

    Here’s my teasers from The Fault in Our Stars by John Green:

  79. lauren0025 permalink

    Starcrossed has got great reviews, hopefully I can get to it soon.

    Here’s my TT

  80. For some reason, your teaser this week really creeped me out! Awesome choice!

    Here’s mine:

    sinn @ sinnful books

  81. I’m definitely going to have to pick up Starcrossed! it sounds excellent. Here’s my teaser:

  82. Excellent teaser! My teaser comes from a P.G. Wodehouse novel.

  83. From all the comments looks like I will need to add StarCrossed to my TBR list….Here is my TT:

  84. rosecityreader permalink

    My teaser is from a very interesting memoir:

  85. very scary! I’m teasing from the classic “The Good Earth” kaye—the road goes ever ever on

  86. stephaniestark91 permalink

    Oooh… sounds really good!

    Here’s My TT

  87. That one sounds creepy! Here’s mine: Teaser Tuesday – Megan Likes Books

  88. I haven’t read that book yet but read some many reviews raving about it. Wonderful teaser!

    My Teaser is from TIGER LILY by Jodi Lynn Anderson

  89. Oooh I really like that teaser. Here is my TT

  90. Oh I still need to read Starcrossed. I’ve heard such good things about it.
    Here are our teasers from Unraveling by Elizabeth Norris and A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin:

  91. Amazing tease as always! I am looking forward to reading this one.

    You can check out my teaser here.

    Dreaming In The Pages

  92. Finding some excellent teasers here! Take a look at mine Eternally Books – Teaser Tuesday

  93. Here’s my very first teaser. Thanks for hosting this, it looks like some interesting reads are mentioned here.

  94. Great teaser!

    My teaser this week is from “A Need So Beautiful” by Suzanne Young:

  95. I’ve been eyeing this book for a while. Great teaser! Here’s mine:

  96. Not good, especially if you want to sleep.
    Here’s My Teaser

  97. I really want to read Starcrossed! I hope your enjoying it. Here’s my Teaser!

    ~Paige @ Comfort Books

  98. Sounds intriguing! My Teaser Tuesday is here if you’d like to take a look.

  99. Nice one! :) I love teasers that raise questions! Makes the book seem so interesting :)
    Here’s mine @ The Coffee Pot

  100. This is a fantastic book. I love love loved it. Definitely one of my favourite books of 2011.

    Happy Tueasday! Here’s my teaser!

  101. Sounds a little scary! But good.
    I accidentally added my link to last week’s post, so I am adding it again here.
    My Teaser

  102. I participated this week!

    Here’s mine:

    I love your teaser. ^_^

  103. STARCROSSED! :) Mine’s from Anna Banks’ Of Poseidon

  104. Another book that is on my tbr list. Thanks for the great teaser. My teaser this week is at

  105. Great teaser. You can find mine here.

  106. I loved Starcrossed! Great book. See my teaser on my blog

  107. Starcrossed seems like it would be a creepy book! I think that I would enjoy it!

  108. We are actually reading the same book. I also chose a teaser from Starcrossed this week.

    Reading Lark is featuring teasers from Starcrossed, Masters of the Veil, & The Immortal Rules:

  109. Very atmospheric! Our teaser comes from The Marriage Plot to tie in with our reading theme of feel for the National Year of Reading!

  110. I want to read Starcrossed so bad! It looks AMAZING!

    And here is my teaser of Hallowed by Cynthis Hand ;)

    • I ALWAYS spell her name wrong on the first try! *sigh*

      CYNTHIA HAND. Not Cynthis. Sorry!


  111. Jess permalink

    That was a great teaser. The book sounds really interesting.

    Jess @ Jessy’ s Bookends

  112. Hoo boy — shivery tease

    My tease is here

  113. I haven’t read Starcrossed yet, but I’ve heard good things.

    Here’s my Teaser TuesdayLetters of a Woman Homesteader.

  114. Great Teasers! This week Reading Lark After Dark is featuring 4 great paranormal reads.
    *After Dark is an 18+ Blog*

    Reading Lark After Dark’s Teaser Tuesday

  115. Hi there you delightful teasers! Even though it’s been posted all day, here’s my teaser for the week. Happy reading to you all!

  116. Very cool teaser this week! Sounds like a great book :) Here’s mine:

  117. Ohhhhhh…… That’s a good one. Now I am really wondering what it is she is hearing.

    You can find my Teaser here! CLICKY HERE! =D

  118. Great teaser! This sounds like a popular book too, i’ll have to check it out on Goodreads. Here’s my TT for this week:

  119. I loved Starcrossed, can’t wait for Dreamless!
    Here are my teasers for this week:

  120. Oooh, creepy…

    My teaser this week comes from the mystery thriller ‘Graven Images’:

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