Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Tuesday Teasers: "Afterwards" and "A Dog's Purpose"

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should  Be Reading. Anyone can play along, so I thought  I  would play for fun! 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 and author, too, so that other TT participants can  add the book to their TBR  Lists  if they  like your teaser.   
I screamed her name. Over and over. And each time I screamed her name, smoke came into my mouth and throat and lungs until I couldn't scream anymore.
From page 19 of Afterwards by Rosamund Lupton.

Of all the things I'd ever done, making Senora laugh seemed the most important.
It was, I reflected, the only thing that gave my life any purpose.
From page 54 of A Dog's Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron.

Have you read this one? What did you think of it? If you reviewed this too, feel free to share your link to your review in the comments. Happy Reading!

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  1. I've heard many, many great things about A Dog's Purpose. Have not heard of the first book. Will check it on Goodreads. Thx for stopping by.

    1. I read A DOG'S JOURNEY by the same author and liked it so much I decided to read this book too. My husband read it quite some time ago and liked it.

  2. Huh, I am with tinkerbell (snickering i love your name) I had heard about A Dog's Purpose, my mom read it for her book club, but your Teaser for Afterwards has made me quite interested! THANKS for stopping by! AND btw, there is a LOT more than just the money, the clues, the envelope may hold the to solving the disappearance for his other best friend in the trio. Hmmmm it is SUCH a good book and if anyone else is interested My Teaser Tuesday

  3. I haven't heard anything about these books, but these are great teasers for them. My TT is here.

  4. I haven't heard anything about these books, but I'm inclined to try A Dog's Purpose. Great teaser!

    Thanks for checking out my teaser! :)

  5. Great teasers both of them.
    Here is mine


  6. Afterward sounds really interesting, gotta check it out. Great teaser! :D

    Thanks for dropping by! Happy reading! ^^
    Kari Po-Ku Reads

  7. The first one sounds scary and the latter is lovely! I like them both!

  8. Both are really great teasers. The first one very intense. Great picks. Here's my teaser

  9. Never heard of these titles, good teasers!


  10. I haven't read either. The first makes me think burning building. The second would sound like a love story, save for the title.

  11. Gerard's teaser gave me chills! Thanks for sharing and thanks for stopping by my blog!

  12. I have not heard of either of these books before. The first teaser made me tense but then the second teaser made me sigh. So everything is alright now. :D

    Thanks for stopping by my blog.

  13. I'm not familiar with either of these, but the teasers have me intrigued. Thanks for stopping by my TT post earlier.

  14. these are new books for me :)

    My TT is reckless -


  15. I haven't heard of either of these books, but I really like the teasers you posted from them. Great choices.
    My teaser is from Perigee Moon.

  16. I haven't read or even heard of these two books before but I really liked the first teaser. It's full of emotion and desperation! The second one is very intriguing! I'll definitely check out these books!

    Thanks for stopping by!
    Jessirae @ Words, Pages, and Books

  17. The tease from Afterwards makes me want to get started on the book!

  18. Awesome teasers... I mean, smoke coming to my mouth when I scream for her? Where am I?In a fire?

  19. Awesome teasers, never heard of these books, but you made me interested!! I also wanted to say that I love that you guys are donating to Wounded Warrior Project, it's such a great organization. I've volunteered at one of their bike races, and it is such a good cause :D

    Anyways, great teasers & thank you for reading mine!

  20. Such great teasers! I have both of these on my wish list and I'm hoping to get to them soon. I heard they are both pretty awesome :)

    Thank you for stopping by Book Cover Justice!!

  21. Those are great teasers; I love the sense of tension and character in both of them.

    Thanks for coming by my blog!


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