Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Tuesday Teasers: "Gone Missing" and "Starters" and "Boy 21"


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.   
Karen's:
All children are innocent, but Amish children possess a particular kind of innocence. They believe the world is a good place, that their parents never make mistakes, that everyone they meet is their friend, and that if you pray hard enough, God will answer your prayers. It's particularly shattering for an Amish child when she realizes none of those things are true. 
From page 50 of Gone Missing by Linda Castillo. (an Amish thriller)  

Gerard's:
"It's even worse, didn't you hear her?" I said to Helena.  "The body bank's going to cherry-pick the prettiest kids and start using them.  We have to stop this."
From page 201 of Starters by Lissa Price.  (YA science fiction)

"My father was number twenty-one in high school, and he's monitoring me from outer space.  I promised I'd always wear number twenty-one for him, so long as I played ball."
From page 114 of Boy 21 by Matthew Quick.

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11 comments:

  1. Fantastic teasers they all are. Nice choices

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  2. I've been dying to read Starters since then and your teaser makes me want to read it more. Great teasers! :D

    Thanks for dropping by! :D

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  3. Great teasers, they all seem very different from one another. More books I need to check out. Thanks for sharing!

    My Teaser!

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  4. I enjoyed Gone Missing, hope you do as well. Will have to check out both of Gerard's books.

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  5. Wow! Great teasers especially the first one!

    Thank you for stopping by my blog. I am now following you guys :)

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  6. I'm going to have to add "Gone Missing" to my to-read list! Thanks!
    -Novel Reveries

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  7. Great teasers all 3 :) Happy reading!

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  8. Your teaser are better than mine. I hadn't started the book yet so I just went with the 1st two lines. Didn't want to spoil anything for myself by digging deeper. Stares is one I want to get to soon!

    PS. I love your header too! Especially the model helping to display the books!

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  9. Hi, great blog! I am a new follower from Teaser Tuesday. I would love a follow back!

    http://endlessdaysofbooks.blogspot.com/

    Candace

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Thanks for commenting and happy reading!

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