Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Tuesday Teaser

Tuesday Teaser is a weekly bookish meme (rhymes with “cream"), hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. (I’ve borrowed it from LDS Women’s Book Review.) Anyone can play along! Just do the following:


  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share at least 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 teasers!

I’m adapting the rules slightly: I’ll be quoting some random lines from the last chapter I read before I post my teaser. I'm a slow reader, so you may get multiple teasers per book. Here's my second teaser from Henry Plantagenet:

Even flight seemed to be impossible; so Thomas [Becket] resolved to seek another interview with the king, who had meanwhile remained impassive, waiting for the archbishop's nerve to break.... [Henry] received Thomas coldly. Only once did he refer to the quarrel asking, half in jest, whether he wanted to leave the country because it was not big enough for both of them.

From Henry Plantagenet, by Richard Barbor, p 115

If you'd like to share a Teaser from a book you're currently reading, I'd love you to do so in the comment section. And you don't even have to share it on a Tuesday! Be sure to include the title, author, and page number in case others would like to check out the book you're reading, too!

1 comment:

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