Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Teaser Tuesday



Gerard's:
A cold, prickly sweat gathered at the base of his neck.  He felt dizzy, and the skylight spun.

From page 22 of Asylum by Madeleine Roux.

They locked eyes; she'd never seen anyone look so afraid. 
From page 8 of Ink and Bone by Lisa Unger.

Karen's:
The result of all this muscular effort, on both the larger scale and the smaller, is that your body burns calories and consumes oxygen at a rate that is unmatched in almost any other human endeavor.  Physiologists, in fact, have calculated that rowing a two-thousand-meter race--the Olympic standard--takes the same physiological toll as playing two basketball games back-to-back. 
From page 40 of The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown.

To stave off loneliness, the elderly who maintain friendships and make new ones have a distinct advantage.  Many studies have shown that morale increases when an older person spends time with friends, even more so than with family.
 From page 286 of BRAIN--The Complete Mind, How It Develops, How It Works, and How To Keep It Sharp by Michael S. Sweeney.

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

3 comments:

  1. I really liked Ink and Bone -- Unger is great. I really need to get to Boys in the Boat.

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  2. What a nice bunch of intriguing teasers. Thanks for sharing and putting new books on my radar. My teaser this week comes from the thriller Dark Road Home by Anna Carlisle. Happy reading!

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  3. INK AND BONE was pretty good. Might pick up the sequel. :)

    My teaser is from Chuck Wendig's ATLANTA BURNS:
    http://www.pagepilgrims.com/tuesday-teaser-july-5/

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