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Monday, September 13, 2010

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading and it asks us to...



  • 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 teasers!
Here's my teaser this week:

The four of them work harnessed two abreast in front of their father, who's walking in their work, one foot in each furrow, spitting stained juice between his front teeth and periodically cracking a whip to keep the boys focused and the rows straight.

The Wake of Forgiveness - Bruce Machart pg. 10 (just one sentence today, but this teaser only needed the one to have an impact)

18 comments:

jewelknits said...

What a clear picture this paints! You were absolutely right - only one sentence needed!

Julie @ Knitting and Sundries

Novroz said...

I agree with Julie...one sentence is enough. That's a really good teaser.

Mine is a manga teaser http://t.co/ikoYEhF

LMW said...

Wow! That sounds really intense!! Mine is at:
The Delusional Diaries
:)

TheBookishSnob said...

My heart instantly went out to those boys. Great teaser!

here's my Tuesday Teaser for the week

Beth said...

Great teaser! Here is my teaser for this week.

Marg said...

Definitely only one sentence required.

You can find my teaser here this week.

Cat said...

That is a strong sentence - definitely makes one want to read more.
My teaser is here
http://cat-bookmagic.blogspot.com/2010/09/teaser-tuesday-age-of-innocence-by.html

Kristin said...

Interesting teaser. Here's mine.

E.J. Stevens said...

Oh, how horrible! Intense teaser! My TT from Paranormalcy is here.
xx,
E.J
From the Shadows

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Ewww, I can see that picture clearly! lol

Here's mine:

http://rainysnowday.wordpress.com/2010/09/14/teaser-tuesdays-sept-14/

NotNessie @ Today's Adventure said...

Very descriptive. Great teaser!

My teaser this week is from The Looking Glass Wars.

Anne said...

One sentence is enough. Brutal. I hate whips.

My teaser.

fredamans said...

Awesome teaser!

http://fredasvoice.blogspot.com/2010/09/teaser_13.html

Heather said...

Yikes! That's quite the teaser!
New follower here!

Check out mine too:
http://littlesqueed.blogspot.com/2010/09/teaser-tuesdays_14.html

Kathy Martin said...

Goodness! Where and when is this happening? My teaser is from Coronets and Steel by Sherwood Smith. Happy reading!

Ree said...

Wow, that's an intense teaser. Thanks for sharing! Mine is here.

Melissa (My World...in words and pages) said...

That one sentence does draw a strong picture. What a wonderful teaser. I hope you are enjoying the book.

Lisa said...

Wow... you were SOOO right, only one sentence needed! Totally paints a movie picture in my head!

Here's mine!
http://bookblabbing.blogspot.com/2010/09/teaser-tuesday-clockwork-angel-again.html