Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Tuesday Teaser

Teaser Tuesday 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 page I read before I post my teaser. Also, because I’m a slow reader, I may quote from the same book more than once over a period of two or three Tuesdays. Then again, if I’m reading more than one book at a time, I may vary my teaser from book to book. Anyway, I think this sounds like fun, so here we go!

Tuesday Teaser:

"You must marry for love, Philo, not to save your mother."

"Love is not how you chose a wife, as well you know. A man marries that a wife may run his home well, and bring him honor. Love is incidental." But I think of the way my father loved my mother and envy him. 

"You need to marry for love," insists Xenia.

"How would I recognize love?"

"As two lighted windows exactly opposite one another."

Apollo's Child, by Joan Smith, p 110

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!

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