Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Teaser Tuesday: "The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven" & "Room" & Better Together

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 & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teaser. 

While everyone was talking about my not living, Jesus said to me that I would survive the accident.  He also told me I would breathe on my own after some time had passed.
From p. 30 of The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven by Kevin & Alex Malarkey

"Look, it's like on Dora," says Ma, "when she goes to one place and then a second place to get to the third place. For us it's Truck, Hospital, Police. Say it?"
From p. 110 of Room by Emma Donoghue

It's nearly impossible to sit in a church pew absorbing Scripture for 30 years but doing little for those around you, and still claim to love God.  The Bible says, "The man who says, 'I know him,' but does not do what he commands is a liar, and the truth is not in him." (I John 2:4 NIV)
Taken from p. 21 of Better Together--What on earth are we here for? by Rick Warren.


  1. Thank you for a glimpse into "Room" - I cannot wait to read it!!

    Mine is at http://sarahreadstoomuch.blogspot.com

    Happy Tuesday!

  2. I love your teasers! I've never heard of any of these books before, but they look interesting. Enjoy reading them!

    My teaser is from The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini.

  3. Room sounds like it's a great read. Thanks for sharing your teasers.

    Come read my teaser from Noah by Jacquelyn Frank

  4. Wow. I've never heard of these books but they are on my TBR list! Here's mine: http://bit.ly/ah6Aaa

  5. That looks like a fun meme. I will get something ready for the next Tues.
    Thanks for visiting my blog. Take care and have a great day.


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