Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Tuesday Teasers


Both Gerard & Karen reading these:

Two from Five Days Left by Julie Lawson Timmer


The boy's mother, her face impassive in the studied manner of someone trying not to react, grabbed a package of paper towels from her cart and ripped them open as she walked toward Mara, her son in tow.  "Don't stare," the woman whispered. (Gerard's from page 10)
Mara had chosen the method long ago:  pills, Vodka and carbon monoxide.  A "garage cocktail," she called it.  (Karen's - first line of the book!) 



Two from (large print edition), of Heaven Sent Rain by Lauraine Snelling:

Taking a small boy's mother!  What kind of a God are You, anyway?  What happened to grace and mercy?  (Karen's from page 146)
 She slowed, trying to decide what to do.  I don't have time for this today.  (Gerard's from page 7)
Gerard's:
Raptors were just raptors, building nests, mating and hunting and sounding their territorial calls with no hidden agenda.
Still, I couldn't help feeling that on this night, sweet with spring's promise, the screech owls were laughing at us.
From page 7 of Wild Within--How Rescuing Owls Inspired a Family by Melissa Hart

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 pick two sentences from the book you are reading.

Happy Reading!

15 comments:

  1. Five Days Left is everywhere! I haven't read it yet.

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  2. Karen's teaser from Five Day's left caught my attention. Nice.
    Here's My Teaser

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  3. Five Days Left sounds intriguing for me. hope you'll enjoy all of them, Karen and Gerard! :)

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  4. Great choices. All of them have me wanting to know more.Will have to check these out.
    Here is my TT - http://fuonlyknew.com/2014/10/07/teaser-tuesdays-84-the-death-of-death/

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  5. Quite a selection. The raptors caught my eye, but they all sound interesting.
    sherry @ fundinmental My TT - Who's Afraid of a Little Kitty Kat

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  6. Very interesting choices! Love your photo at the top with the cats. Kinda looks like the one on the right is telling the one on the left to leave the books alone! :-)
    Check out my Teaser

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  7. Thanks for including Wild Within: How Rescuing Owls Inspired a Family in this mix--I'm honored!

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    1. I am really enjoying your book so far i am halfway the pictures you included are great

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    2. Thanks so much--I'm thrilled that you like the photos!

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  8. I like the last one -- the title reminded me of a book read in 5th grade, Owls in the Family. Mine: The Mysterious Affair at Styles

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  9. You always feature such fascinating books! Five Days Left was especially intriguing to me.
    My Tuesday post features SAVING SHELBY SUMMERS.

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  10. Great teasers all around! I really enjoyed the idea of Screech Owls laughing at the narrator.

    Here's My Teaser!

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  11. Like them all but Wild Within sounds neat.

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  12. Five Days Left has grabbed my attention.

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  13. Both books sound interesting, but Gerard's sounds like lighter reading. Thanks for coming by my blog.

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Thanks for commenting and happy reading!

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