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Teaser Tuesdays (Nov.20)

November 20, 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:

“I watched those people inhale, smile, and then act crazy. I watched as others gulped liquor and beer until they were cross-eyed drunk, falling all over me, themselves, and our spartan hippie furniture.”

~ p.85, “Everything” by Mary DeMuth



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. That’s a great teaser.
    Here’s My Teaser Tuesday.

  2. Rose M. permalink

    Teaser Tuesdays:
    “Isabel couldn’t stop thinking about what had happened to the woman and her baby at the poppy fields. She was aware of the possibilities, and there were few: She’d been beaten, perhaps hospitalized, or even killed; she’d been put in jail, where women who committed ‘moral crimes,’ such as adultery, marrying men of their own choosing, running away from an abusive husband, or shaming the family were often sent; she’d been committed to the insane asylum, where women were put for the same reasons; or she had died of self-immolation, the terrible decision made by an increasing number of Afghan women to commit suicide by dousing themselves with cooking oil and setting themselves on fire.”
    ~pg.156, The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul (or A Cup of Friendship) by Deborah Rodriguez

    • Priscilla Pomeroy permalink

      I have this book. Have not started it yet. Sounds pretty good from this.

  3. Interesting Tease.

    Mine is from The Casual Vacancy by J. K. Rowling:

  4. Interesting way of describing getting high and drunk. I wonder what’s going on…

    My teaser will be up on my blog at midnight —

    Have a GREAT Tuesday everyone!


  5. JoAnne @ The Fairytale Nerd permalink

    Here’s my teaser from Valkyrie Rising by Ingrid Paulson:

  6. Sounds like fun times are being had ;)

    Here’s my teaser from POISON:

  7. Ha, good to be the observer than an actor in that scenario! Our teaser features Joan Didion from the Year of Magical Thinking

  8. “When any part of life is abstracted from the particular, formulated into a generalization, bureaucratized into a project, reduced to a cause, life itself is killed, or at least diminished considerably.” p. 44 of Tell It Slant by Eugene H. Peterson.

  9. Jac @ For Love and Books permalink

    Ooo – this sounds like a fun one!! The Spartan Hippie Future definitely has me intrigued :)

    My Teaser is a Holiday Romance! HERE

  10. I can’t help but wonder if this is a flashback to the 1960s or 1970s. Good teaser. Mine is from STEALING MERCY.

  11. That is an awesome teaser, makes me want to read the book now.

    Here’s mine. This teaser is from Unaccustomed Earth – a set of short stories by Jhumpa Lahiri.

  12. spartan hippie furniture? aha that would be interesting!

    Here’s my Teaser Tuesday at Bookmunchies (:

  13. Sounds like one heck of a party!

    My teaser is from The City of Dreaming Books!

  14. Great teaser!

    My teasers this week are from “Reached (Matched #3)” by Ally Condie:

  15. Sounds like someone’s having an interesting time. Nice teaser.

    Mine’s from Live Through This by Mindi Scott:

  16. Hi MizB,

    I love those teaser lines, although having checked out the book link, I don’t think that it is something I would read, maybe a little too religious for my tastes.

    My book this week is also Christian fiction, but is not really a religious book at all, more one which takes an in depth look at the human emotions and finds each and every one of us sadly lacking.

    Thanks for hosting,


  17. Ah, the good old days. A bit before my time, though.

    His Captive Lady by Anne Gracie with a giveaway.

  18. My teaser is from Pantomime by Laura Lam.

  19. I clicked the link and the book sounds interesting.
    Here’s my teaser, which ended up being 4 sentences instead of 2:

  20. Sounds really interesting…

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

  21. Yup. Been there…

    My teaser

  22. Thanks for sharing your teaser :)
    here’s our Teaser Tuesday

    Janhvi @ The Readdicts

  23. Nice teaser this week. Mine is from Sweet Venom by Tera Lynn Childs:

  24. Sounds like an average young person’s party! :)

    My Teaser is up at Rabid Reader

    Happy Thanksgiving or Turkey Day….

  25. Can relate to this situation!
    My teaser is from the Green Eyed Monster by Mike Robinson:


  26. kzemek permalink

    Not your usual type of teaser today, huh?

    Here’s ours:

  27. Sounds like a good party. I like it. :)

    Here’s our Teaser.

    Diana @ BookVenturers

  28. My Tuesday is over, but I hope yours is fantastic!

    Here’s my teaser!

  29. Interesting teaser

    My Teaser

  30. Lol ~ kind of funny…

    My Teaser

    Happy Reading :)

    Keely @ Realms of an Open Mind

  31. Nice teaser MizB! Thanx for sharing!!

    Here’s My TT
    Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace

  32. That sounds like me! (Especially when I’m at a drinking party – because I don’t drink).

    My Teaser is from The Hobbit:

  33. It’s nice to participate in Teaser Tuesday again – I enjoy finding new books. It’s been a long time. Here’s my teaser from Mary Stewart Atwell’s Wild Girls:

  34. Okay, my teaser for this week is from a very sweet, yet terrifying and bloody read called The Gril in the Wall

  35. Sounds like she’s becoming a little disenchanted with this crowd.Here’s Mine

  36. Interesting teaser! I wonder what’s going on. Does the person want to be there or not?

    My Teaser!

  37. After last weeks tearjerker I picked up a much lighter and happier read this week!

    Also my site has info listed about a website that will specialize in advertising free and discounted ebooks for anyone interested!

  38. starryeyedjen29 permalink

    Ha, I think I’ve been to that party. :P

    Here’s my teaser from Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes. Happy Tuesday! :D

  39. Interesting teaser, thanks for sharing!

    My Teaser

  40. My teasers this week are from books I read last week, the first 2 books in the Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan.

  41. Jessica@a GREAT read permalink

    Nice tease!

    Here’s my Teaser

  42. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter! Teased here!

  43. Interesting Teaser…thanks.

    My Teaser is below. Have a great Tuesday.

    Silver’s Reviews
    My TT

    • Forgot to include the name of the book.

      My teaser is from The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin.

      Silver’s Reviews
      My TT

  44. What a teaser! Mine is from Jacqueline Carey’s Dark Currents today at

  45. Great teaser! :]

    Here’s are my teasers!

  46. nice teaser!

    Here’s My Teaser

  47. Interesting teaser. My teasers this week are from Griffin’s Storm by Darby Karchut and Running Wild by Linda Howard and Linda Jones. Happy reading!

  48. sounds like myself, the watcher I mean. I am usually the non-partaker =P. Great teaser, here’s mine this week:

  49. interesting teaser

    mine, Unexpected Christmas Hero by Kathi Macias, is posted with giveaway this week.

  50. Interesting teaser!

    Here’s mine: Send by Patty Blount

  51. I’ve never seen the appeal in that lifestyle…

    Here’s my teaser:


  52. Good teaser.

    Here’s mine: from Half-Blood by Jennifer L. Armentrout

  53. My Tease is on a book we allll love!

    Trish – My Teaser

  54. Vanessa permalink

    Nice teaser!

    Here’s my TT.

  55. Wow! “our spartan hippie future” What a quote! Great tease for this week! :) Here is mine if anyone is interested! it is a tease from “Prodigy” by Marie Lu coming out January 2013!

  56. “Spartan hippy”? Those are two words I’d never expected to see together!

    I’m teasing from two books. :)

  57. Nice teaser. That certainly sounds interesting.
    Always YA at Heart – Here’s my TT

  58. Thanks for the teaser!

    This week, Reading Lark is featuring teasers from Origin, Just One Day, The Gathering Darkness, Blood Yellow, & Moon Called:

  59. Your teaser is a good reminder of why sometimes it’s much more amusing to stay sober. Here’s mine:

  60. This week my teaser comes from Fade by A.K. Morgen

    My Teaser

  61. Interesting teaser. I’d like to know more.

    Mine is here.

  62. Here’s my teaser from My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century by Rachel Harris:

  63. Jennifer @ The Bawdy Book Blog permalink

    Fab teaser this week :) Here’s mine, from Deity by Jennifer L. Armentrout:

  64. Interesting teaser! I haven’t seen anything on this book yet, so I will have to check it out. Here is my teaser for Renegade.

    Vyki @ On The Shelf

  65. I enjoy people watching :p

  66. Great teaser!

    Here’s my Teaser!

    Wendy @ Wendy’s Musings

  67. Mine is here. Hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving!

  68. Sounds like someone is getting a good laugh – it’s usually pretty amusing to be the sober one.

    My teaser is from The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay!

  69. Ooh, cool teasers! :D I’ve not actually heard anything about this book before, but it looks interesting.
    Thanks for sharing! :D

    Tiffa @ The British Book Nerd
    My Teaser Tuesday

  70. That’s an awesome teaser! Thanks..
    Here’s my teaserif you want to check it out :)

    Sadie @ Lyrics.

  71. Great teaser! Just in time for Thanksgiving and family fun! (*wink, wink*) Happy holiday to all!

    My teaser is from Jinx by Sage Blackwood.

  72. Michelle's Paranormal Vault of Books permalink

    Never heard of that book, good teaser though, :)
    Here is mine
    Tuesday Teaser and Intros of Prophecy Girl and Forged By Greed

  73. A party? Or just everyday hippie-life? Here’s my Teaser.

  74. The Golden Eagle permalink

    Sounds like a crazy night for the character!

    My teaser is from The Best Science Writing Online 2012.

  75. Here is my teaser from Polite Society by Colleen Sohn:

    Have a happy Thanksgiving!

  76. pooch2 permalink

    A less than inviting scene, isn’t it?

    My teaser is here:

    Wishing a blessed Thanksgiving to everyone. :)

  77. wandeca permalink

    My teaser is up.

  78. Jenny @ Eternally Books permalink

    I look forward to the Teasers each week, I always find a few fab new books!!! Here’s mine for the week:

  79. Interesting… definitely interesting. Thanks for sharing that teaser! Here is mine:

  80. Great Teaser! Mine’s from Elemental by Antony John.

    Here’s my Teaser

  81. Sounds like a party, one that the main character is not enjoying! I love observing people (in a totally non-creepy way).

    My teaser this week is from Victoria Schwab’s The Archived!

  82. Happy Teaser Tuesday! Presenting–“QUICKIES” by Ollie Levy (former Sex & the City writer)

    “Jeffrey stayed in the car. He looked at me with a mischievous grin on his face and said, “Honey, pull off and make a left.

    What was he talking about? He had forty-five minutes to check-in. I paid him no mind, got out of the car and went to open the trunk.

    Five minutes later we were in a room, had stripped off our clothes and were deep in the throws of passion.”

  83. wcs53 permalink

    Interesting teaser. I haven’t heard of this one and am kind of intrigued now. Here’s my Teaser Tuesdat post.

  84. That’s got me wanting to read it!
    Here’s my most recent teaser:
    I just recently picked this book up, and got to meet the author at the same time! :)

  85. Sounds like a party haha

    Here’s our teaser’s this week

    Enjoy!- From The Sisters

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