Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Teaser Tuesday


Gerard's:

Anna knew that.  She knew she was going mad, but she didn't know how to stop it any more than she knew how to stop crying or breathing.

From page 16 of The Shut Eye by Belinda Bauer.



We are proof that you can go out and have a good time without doing drugs and getting into trouble.  We are proof that you can play hard to the whistle and then stop before drawing a penalty.
From page 24 of It's Good to Be Gronk by Rob Gronkowski with Jason Rosenhaus.

My heart started beating fiercely again, ringing in my ears.  It felt like my heart was pounding even more wildly now than when I first saw him.
From page 7 of The Gun by Fumi Nori Naka Mura.

Karen's:

That explained why she'd fallen.  Somehow her leg had gotten snared.  She reached for the wire just as a figure loomed over her.
From page 24 of A Cold War by Alan Russell.

He simply and finally realized there was no difference between cocaine, alcohol, and the green felt of a craps table.  In AA, he remembered, someone once said switching vices was like being on the titanic and demanding a different deck chair.
From loc. 1118-20 on Kindle from Baby Please Don't Go by Frank Freudberg.

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along, so I thought  I  would play for fun! Just pick two sentences from the book you are reading. 

Happy Reading!

6 comments:

  1. The first one sounded most interesting to me. Great teasers!

    Here's my teaser.

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  2. All of these are from books new to me. I agree completely with the final teaser. The teaser on my adult blog comes from A Voice from the Field by Neal Griffin. Happy reading!

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  3. Not too keen on the sports book but all of the others sound really great. (Still like that quote about the Titanic!) Here's a link to my intro and teaser from Secret Sister by Shilpi Somaya Gowda: http://wp.me/p4DMf0-1aM

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  4. I think the last one sounds like something I would most want to read.

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  5. The Belinda Baur sounds intriguing - I haven't read or heard of the others and hope you enjoy them. My TT this week is:
    https://sjhigbee.wordpress.com/2016/02/09/teaser-tuesday-9th-february-2016/

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  6. Thank you for introducing me to these books. I've heard of Baby Please Don't Go, but the others are new to me.
    My Tuesday post features THE GIVER.

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Thanks for commenting and happy reading!

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