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Teaser Tuesdays (Oct.23)

October 23, 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:

“No I didn’t. That’s not what I meant at all.”

~ p.139, “Coming Up for Air” by Patti Callahan Henry

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! :D

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

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  1. Well that sure doesn’t tell us anything–good teaser!

    Here’s ours:

  2. Didn’t what? My teaser this week is a classic perfect for the season: The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

  3. Sounds like a frustrating scene…
    Here’s my Teaser

  4. My teaser this week is for Crush by Lacey Weatherford ~

  5. That teaser can be taken in so many ways. Great one.
    Here’s my teaser:

  6. Well, that left me hanging. LOL
    The Autumn Review Teaser
    My TT
    Autumn After Dark Teaser
    My TT

  7. Now that is the true definition of a teaser.

    My TT is a Tiger tale :)

  8. Misunderstanding can land you in all kinds of troubles! Good tease!

    Mine is from The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie:

  9. Uh-oh sounds like trouble is brewing!!!! Here’s mine today from Reese’s Reviews

  10. What a very obscure teaser. My teasers this week are from Crewel by Gennifer Albin and Edge of Oblivion by J. T. Geissinger. Happy reading!

  11. That’s a pretty cryptic teaser.

    Mine is from Valkyrie Rising by Ingrid Paulson.

  12. Thanks for sharing that great tease. Here is mine for this week.

    Teaser Tuesday

  13. Whoops, a misunderstanding.


    My teaser is up above! And that’s a lovely tease, emphasis on the tease!

  15. Not understanding something can get you in trouble or cause you to make a mistake.

    THANKS for your teaser.

    My teaser from THE TWELFTH CHILD is below.

    Silver’s Reviews

  16. I can imagine what is going on…..Here’s MY TUESDAY MEMES POST

  17. What did you mean then?

    My teaser this week is from The Blue Door by Christa Kinde, a YA fiction about angels(:

  18. What a tiny teaser! :P

    This week, my teaser is from Poison Princess!

  19. Interesting teaser! I want to know what the person meant. :)

    Here’s my Teaser!

    Wendy @ Escape Into Fiction

  20. What a tease I need to know more :)

    Here’s mine: (from A Soldier’s Secret)

  21. Great teaser! Good for keeping the suspension.
    Here’s our Teaser.

    Diana @ BookVenturers

  22. That’s one short teaser.

    ai love books

  23. Intriguing teaser! Here’s mine for this week:

  24. Good teaser! Mine is kind of short and ambiguous, too.

    My Teaser

  25. I say that a lot…
    Happy Tuesday!
    My teaser is from Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill.

  26. Talk about a teaser!

    Here’s mine from The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling:

  27. Then what DID she meant?

    My TT

  28. Hahaha now that is a real teaser

    My teaser

  29. booksavvybabe permalink

    Great teaser, I’m pretty sure I’ve said that before myself…. Anyhow, mine is over at Book Savvy Babe

  30. I find myself using that line all the time. I always use the wrong words when I am trying to say something important =P. Great teaser; here’s mine for this week:

  31. That’s a curious one! Thanks for sharing :)
    My Teaser

  32. rosecityreader permalink

    I’m posting from the road so I hope this works. My teaser is from The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman. It’s a thoroughly entertaining book. But my phone won’t let be paste the link. Drat. I’ll try something else later.

  33. Great teaser.

    My teasers this week are from “Rot & Ruin (Benny Imura #1)” by Jonathan Maberry:

  34. I often feel that way.

    Mine is up

  35. kaye permalink

    I wonder what she did mean? nice teaser today. I’m teasing from “ParaNorman” today. Just in time for Halloween. Have a good one. kaye—the road goes ever ever on

  36. Hm. Wonder what she said. Interesting teaser.

    My Teaser Is from Awake At Dawn by CC Hunter:

  37. haha great teaser.
    Mine is from A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness –

  38. My teasers this week are from Ice Station and Area 7, the first 2 books in Matthew Reilly’s Schane Schofeld series.

  39. Here is my teaser(s) this week:

    My teasers come from the books: Middle Ground and Alice in Zombieland.

    – Beckie

  40. Here’s my teaser!

    Thanks for sharing!

  41. what could it really mean?! haha good teaser

    This is my Teaser Tuesday at Bookmunchies

  42. Hi MizB,

    I wonder if this is the start of a full blown argument, or just a lovers tiff?

    These are definitely good lines for not giving anything away about the story.

    I love the sound of the book though, so it has gone onto my reading list.

    Thanks for sharing your lines and hosting today. Here are my teaser lines.

  43. That adage to “say what you mean and mean what you say” is hard to live by sometimes!

    My teaser is from Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor!

  44. Maria D. permalink

    Here’s my teaser from Hex and the Single Witch

  45. That’ a very good teaser. Thanks for sharing.
    My TT: Devil’s Bargain by Rachel Caine

  46. Interesting Tease.
    I finally finished Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness this weekend, so I decided to do one last Tease from it:

  47. Janhvi permalink

    Here’s our TT

    Janhvi @ The Readdicts

  48. Priscilla Pomeroy permalink

    Here is my Tuesday Teaser:

    “She thought everything about her had been altered by that one act. She’d always felt her entire personality had undergone a radical transformation, that she’d become someone completely different.”
    ~ p.260, “The Heart of a Killer” by Jaci Burton

  49. Great teaser. Thanks for sharing!

    My Teaser

  50. Jasmine @ Beneath the Moon and Stars permalink

    Here’s my teaser!

  51. Wow, sounds like a frustrating situation. :P

    Tiffa @ The British Book Nerd
    My Teaser Tuesday

  52. Great teaser! What didn’t the person do? What did the person mean?

    Here’s my TT. It’s from Christine Rains’ L’IL GAL AL AND THE ZOMBIES OF AMARILLO. It’s a great western horror story for Halloween, and it’s free on Smashwords!

  53. Oh I wonder what happened!

    My Teaser Tuesday features Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children!

  54. Hm, yours manages to be certain and yet vague at the same time. Here’s mine:

  55. starryeyedjen29 permalink

    That’s the best sort of teaser! Short and sweet. :) Here’s my teaser from Rebel Heart by Moira Young. Happy Tuesday!

  56. This has been on my reading list forever. Hoping on day I’ll finally be able to give it a go!

    My Teaser:

  57. Ha ha, that sounds like the statement of all time. :) Great teaser.

    I’ve got one in a UF world, with action!

  58. My TT is from Ashen Winter

  59. Ugh, I can’t count the number of times my words have been misunderstood :/

    Here’s my TT

  60. I hate it when that happens!

    Here is my teaser from HOLLYWOOD EVER AFTER –

  61. Don’t you hate it when people take what you say the wrong way! Thanks for the teaser, here is mine.


  62. I’ve heard myself say those very words, now I have to go to the …zon and read all about this book. Happy reading.

  63. Thanks for the teaser.

    Reading Lark is featuring teasers from The Diviners, Broken, Crewel, & Reached.

  64. Ha, haven’t we all had to say that at some point? Our TT features a book that explores the deep waters beneath us…

  65. Oh, so many times have I spoken those exact words :)

    My teaser for this week:

  66. Selective memories, always frustration ;)

    My teaser this week is from the much love Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy:

  67. The book cover is quite inviting.

    I’m reading historical fiction with a mystical aspect. Good story!

  68. While I did post mine on my blog earlier in the day, I have a hard time getting around to posting a link to it here until later in the day. Eeeek.
    Here it is.

  69. I am reading a very thick book right now, hopefully will finish soon. Here’s my teaser :

  70. I wonder what it is that they meant then????

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

  71. Oh, miscommunication, that can be interesting. Love the cover on this one. You can check out my southern fiction teaser here.

  72. Christian fiction lovers might like this teaser.

  73. Sorry I am so late to the party! Forgot to link up earlier.
    Here’s my teaser:

  74. My teaser from Days of Blood & Starlight :
    Teaser Tuesday

  75. Hi MIzB, I must say that your teaser rather sounds like script from a recent Presidential debate! Thanks for sharing that and for hosting this weekly event. It has got me into books a lot more, which is great!
    Here’s my teaser: I love Dan Brown

  76. Nice teaser!

    Here’s my TT

  77. I’m very late but better late than never. This time round, my TT is about Penang. Happy Teaser Tuesdays, everyone!

  78. Rose M. permalink

    Tuesday Teaser:
    “No, not our army, it was just the young soldiers who were fishing. They saw the helicopters coming and they shot them down and killed the soldiers.”
    -pg.220, “The Last Rhinos: My Battle to Save One of the World’s Greatest Creatures” by Lawrence Anthony with Graham Spence

  79. Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm…..I know I commented on your teaser, but don’t see it.

    My apologies if it is a duplicate.

    GREAT teaser…thanks.

    Silver’s Reviews

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