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Teaser Tuesdays (Dec.4)

December 4, 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:

“In fact, the most significant spiritual growth in one’s life usually takes place in personal times of study and worship — not in a church building. Church is not meant to be the fuel for your spiritual fire — your individual relationship with Christ is what will keep your spiritual flame burning.”

~ p.112, “The First 90 Days of Marriage” by Eric & Leslie Ludy



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. Yes agree on spiritual growth not necessarily happening in a church building! This book sounds like it’ll have many sequels, the next 90 days etc ;) Our teaser features Stephen King’s The Stand, as our Dec theme is books we love to read!

  2. Oops! That link is wrong. New link

  3. Last week I began reading The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, by N.K. Jemisin, and so far I’m finding it quite fascinating!

  4. mylunar permalink

    I’ve heard about this book, it sounds good. Here’s my TT

  5. Though the book doesn’t sound like my cuppa, I do agree that spiritual growth is personal, and has nothing to do with a building. My teaser: Night’s Darkest Embrace

  6. Interesting. Food for thought.
    The Autumn Review
    My TT
    Autumn After Dark
    My TT

  7. I definitely agree with the thought in your teaser! I hope you enjoy reading the rest of the book.
    My teaser this week is from FALLING KINGDOMS.

  8. Interesting teaser.
    Katie ~ My Teaser Tuesday

  9. Great teaser!

    My teasers this week are from “Hidden (Firelight #3)” by Sophie Jordan:

  10. We are all getting an early jump on this one. Have to say I particularly like what I ended up with!!

  11. Haha an intriguing teaser :) Mine’s from BLACK CITY by Elizabeth Richards

  12. My teaser this week is from a new short story collection from A S Patric titled ‘Las Vegas for Vegans’ :

  13. A teaser that I most definitely agree with!

    Two teasers from me this week, both books with one word titles beginning with ‘S’…although that was a coincidence :)

  14. Here is mine – first Teaser Tuesday link up!

  15. Rose M. permalink

    Teaser Tuesdays:
    “She remembered taking some of those shots when that annoying blurriness filled her vision in one eye or the other. She would shoot extra frames on those days, in hopes that she’d hit the mark with at least a few of them, despite her inability to properly hone in.”
    ~pg.66, “Worth a Thousand Words” by Stacy Hawkins Adams

  16. Interesting teaser not something Id be interested in reading though, but I like the quote you picked.

    Here is my teaser: Guardians of Stone by Anita Clenney

  17. Mine’s up. I picked a free read:

  18. This book sounds like a very deep novel. Very insightful.

    My teaser is from Vampire Crush by A.M. Robinson:

  19. Interesting teaser.
    Here’s ours.

    Diana @ BookVenturers

  20. Sounds interesting…. =D

    You can find my teaser here! CLICKY HERE! <3

  21. booksavvybabe permalink

    I absolutely love and agree with your teaser this week! Thanks for sharing, here’s my teaser- Book Savvy Babe

  22. Thanks for sharing your teaser!
    here’s our TT

    Janhvi @ The Readdicts

  23. pooch2 permalink

    Your teaser states the key aspect of living in the Spirit. My teaser is definitely less lofty:

  24. Great teaser! :)
    Check out My TT

  25. I’ve picked my teaser from Juliet Immortal this week.

  26. Thanks for sharing, here is mine:

  27. That’s a great quote, thank you for sharing!

    My teaser tuesday this week is from The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken.

  28. kzemek permalink

    Great teaser! I think I’ll get this book to keep on hand to use it as a wedding shower gift. It sounds like it has good advice. Here’s ours:

  29. True. We shouldn’t expect the Church to feed our relationship, it is, after all, a personal relationship with God.

    My teaser this week is from Stop Stealing Dreams by Seth Godin

  30. I agree with your teaser. One can’t expect spiritual growth based on an hour or two of church.

    My teaser is from Jack Templar Monster Hunter.

  31. Another great teaser. You always have such interesting teasers:)

    My Teaser

  32. edandemsreviews permalink

    I’ve always thought that it was your belief in God that was important, not going to church every week. Thanks for the teaser!

    My teaser this week is from Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt.

    Happy Tuesday!

    Emily @ Ed and Em’s Reviews

  33. Beth F permalink

    Good conversation starter.

    I’m playing today at Beth Fish Reads

  34. starryeyedjen29 permalink

    I agree completely! Faith doesn’t come from the church…it comes from within.

    Here’s my teaser from The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken.

    Happy Tuesday! :D

  35. Jessica@a GREAT read permalink

    Here’s my Teaser

  36. Lisa (Lost in Literature) permalink

    Hmmmm… Definitely makes you think. Thanks for sharing! :)

    My teaser:

  37. Something to ponder….and here’s MY TUESDAY MEMES POST

  38. Hmmm. Wonder how that connects to the first 90 days of marriage. Here’s Mine

  39. Thanks for the teaser!

    My Teaser

  40. Nice teaser!

    Here’s My teaser!

    Happy reading!

  41. Here are my TT

  42. Here’s mine, from The Girl With Borrowed Wings by Rinsai Rossetti

  43. Very true! My teaser is from The Kill Order @ This Is How It’s Supposed To Be

  44. Thoughtful teaser. Mine is from Benedict Jacka’s Cursed today at

  45. I like your teaser. I agree with it. I consider myself a spiritual person but at times I admit I am remiss with church duties. Interesting title though ;-)


  46. I don’t believe belief in god really has anything to do with marriage and making it work, but that’s just my opinion. This sounds like a good read otherwise, thanks for sharing! Here’s mine this week:

  47. Interesting and thought provoking teaser. My teasers this week are from Under the Desert Moon by Emma Meade and Tears in Rain by Rosa Montero. Happy reading!

  48. Lexie permalink

    Since I was reading Opal, and Katy mentioned Teaser Tuesday, I remember that it is tuesday today. :D So here is my Teaser Tuesday. ;)

  49. The Round House by Louise Erdrich, winner of the National Book Award for Fiction 2012:

  50. Interesting teaser!

    Here’s my Teaser!

    Wendy @ Wendy’s Musings

  51. My teaser this week comes from the upcoming Hikikomori and the Rental Sister by Jeff Backhaus.

  52. Not heard of this book before but it sounds interesting.

    Here’s mine: (from Dance of Shadows by Yelena Black)

  53. Interesting thought. :)

    My own teaser comes from a novel that gives two characters a second chance at love, and the universe a second chance at not being disappeared.

  54. interesting read!

    Trish – My Teaser

  55. Here is my teaser! I wasn’t expecting to like my book (book club) but I did! It’s also about marriage but about the end, not the beginning.

  56. That’s a very enlightening Teaser. By the way your header is beautiful.

  57. wow, that line/teaser’s very enlightening and inspiring :)

    here’s my Tuesday Tease too..

  58. One more day closer to Friday! here’s my teaser!

  59. Sounds like this is a book a lot of married couples could benefit from.

    Here’s my teaser:

  60. your teaser is spot on!
    here is mine from On Christmas Hill by Nichole Chase

  61. Nice teaser – and I agree!

    Here’s my teaser this week:

  62. Interesting. Growth of any kind definitely happens more inside yourself than inside a building.

    My Teaser Tuesday from Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

  63. Great teaser. :)

    Here is my teaser!

  64. i definitely agree with your teaser. My most spiritual times have indeed been one my own during my personal studies. My teaser this week is from “If You Have to Cry Go Outside” by Kelly Cutrone. HERE

  65. Interesting teaser, although this isn’t my type of book. But sounds profound.
    This week my teaser is from Ashfall by Mike Mullin, check it out HERE

  66. We really need to learn about him for ourselves. Great teaser! Here’s my TT

  67. Interesting teaser! Thanks for sharing!
    My Teaser

  68. As always, my teaser ends up being more than two sentences!

    • Mine was three lines, but I couldn’t see breaking up a stanza of poetry to accommodate the blog hop rules!

  69. I love your teaser today! Here’s mine from The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa. Cheers!

  70. Sounds interesting, and very timely since I’m getting married next weekend!

    My TT post this week:

  71. Here’s my teaser from Days of Blood and Starlight:

  72. Happy Teaser Tuesday! Mine is up. Click here.

  73. My teaser comes from the upcoming ETIQUETTE & ESPIONAGE by Gail Carriger!

  74. Jennifer @ The Bawdy Book Blog permalink

    Great teaser! Mine is Christmas themed this week: A Cold Creek Noel

    Jennifer @ The Bawdy Book Blog

  75. Some more advice! Interesting teaser.

    Here’s my Teaser Tuesday at Bookmunchies (:

  76. Very Reflective Teasers
    Here is mine :)
    Check it out!!!

  77. That needs to be quoted over and over and over again!
    Check out our Teaser Tuesday!

  78. That teaser makes sense to me. :)

    Here’s my TT. I have teasers from the short stories in MAKE BELIEVE, a fantasy anthology.

  79. I really like this teaser because it’s true, faith isn’t just something that automatically clicks in an allocated building.. great teaser! Thanks for sharing..

    This is my Teaser Tuesday if you feel like checking it out!

    Sadie @ Lyrics.

  80. Hiya! Great teasers!

    Here’s my TT!

  81. I’m still plugging away at the same book as last week…different teaser though!

  82. Interesting teaser – you love to read books about marriage. :)
    Thanks for sharing! :D

    Tiffa @ The British Book Nerd
    My Teaser Tuesday

    • Meh… I’ve just been on a kick, recently (reading tons of marriage books to learn stuff…). ;)

  83. carfor12 permalink

    I heartily agree with this statement. I am not a church goer but I do believe that going to church one day a week is not really going to make you a spiritual person, it is what you do in the week after the church service that makes or breaks you spirituallly. You can find my teaser here:

  84. I really like this teaser!

    Here is my TT.

  85. Love the teaser! Sounds like an interesting book! :) Here’s mine:
    Teaser Tuesday

  86. Great teaser! You always have the most unique! :) Here is mine for the week – I am a little late but I hope you’ll all enjoy them :) They are from the Contemporary Romance Y.A. novel by Kate McGarry “Pushing the Limits”

  87. The Golden Eagle permalink

    My teaser is from The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien.

  88. jaimearkin permalink

    Here’s mine from Violet Midnight

    xo -jaime

  89. rosecityreader permalink

    I like that teaser! And agree with it!

    Love your Christmas header picture!

    My teaser is from The Honourable Schoolboy by John LeCarre:

  90. Love it!
    Mine is from “Breath on Embers”.

  91. Your teaser was very deep – and true – faith is an journey best taken introspectively.
    In December, for my Teasers, I’m looking for books that capture the essence of Christmas.

  92. I very much agree with your teaser.
    Here’s my first Tease!

  93. Nice teaser. Sounds like a helpful book.

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

  94. Good teaser…I love this meme. THANKS.

    My teaser is from The Sholes Key by Clarissa Draper.

    My Teaser is below. Have a great Tuesday.

    Silver’s Reviews
    My TT

  95. Great teaser! Here’s mine!
    My TT&T

  96. wcs53 permalink

    Great teaser and very true. Here are my Tuesday Teasers.

  97. Love the teaser. This book sounds good..
    My Teaser Tuesday.

  98. Very true! You need a personal relationship with God outside of church.

  99. Thanks for the teaser!

    Reading Lark is featuring teasers from Blood Crave, To Kill a Mockingbird, Revolution 19, & Poison Princess:

  100. Nice teaser!

    I’m late in linking this week. Hope everyone enjoyed the teasers this week.

  101. Here is my teaser for this week. It is from the book Falling Kingdoms.

  102. Sasha permalink

    Great teaser! Here’s my TT for this week, from Half-Blood by Jennifer Armentrout:

    Happy reading! :)

  103. I couldn’t agree more. Thanks for the teaser! Mine is on “The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo”

  104. Gonna put this on my TBR list! Thanks for sharing and hosting!

    My TT:

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