TEASER TUESDAYS asks you to:

  • Grab your current read.
  • Let the book fall open to a random page.
  • Share with us two (2) “teaser” sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.
  • You also need to share the title of the book that you’re getting your “teaser” from … that way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser you’ve given!
  • Please avoid spoilers!
  • My choice this week is...

    GIRL IN THE ARENA by Lise Haines
    (October 13, 2009) Page 50
    "I want to take his hand and run away with him but this is one of the first bylaws I was taught; number 96;
    Never leave the stadium when our father is dying."

    5 comments on "Teaser Tuesdays: GIRL IN THE ARENA by Lise Haines"

    5 comments:

    1. What a great teaser, sounds like an exiting book.

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    2. Awesome. This is a book I'm really looking forward to! :)

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    3. I just saw this recently. It's a really striking cover; think I'm going to cave and read it.

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    4. This one sounds like it's going to be good! Nice teaser.

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    5. Oh wow. This book sounds really intense. Can't wait to hear your thoughts.

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    We would love to see what you have to say :)

    Ladybug wrote:
    September 15, 2009 at 5:00 AM

    What a great teaser, sounds like an exiting book.


    5 comments:

    1. What a great teaser, sounds like an exiting book.

      ReplyDelete
    2. Awesome. This is a book I'm really looking forward to! :)

      ReplyDelete
    3. I just saw this recently. It's a really striking cover; think I'm going to cave and read it.

      ReplyDelete
    4. This one sounds like it's going to be good! Nice teaser.

      ReplyDelete
    5. Oh wow. This book sounds really intense. Can't wait to hear your thoughts.

      ReplyDelete

    We would love to see what you have to say :)

    Jessica Kennedy wrote:
    September 15, 2009 at 8:19 AM

    Awesome. This is a book I'm really looking forward to! :)


    5 comments:

    1. What a great teaser, sounds like an exiting book.

      ReplyDelete
    2. Awesome. This is a book I'm really looking forward to! :)

      ReplyDelete
    3. I just saw this recently. It's a really striking cover; think I'm going to cave and read it.

      ReplyDelete
    4. This one sounds like it's going to be good! Nice teaser.

      ReplyDelete
    5. Oh wow. This book sounds really intense. Can't wait to hear your thoughts.

      ReplyDelete

    We would love to see what you have to say :)

    Misty wrote:
    September 15, 2009 at 10:06 AM

    I just saw this recently. It's a really striking cover; think I'm going to cave and read it.


    5 comments:

    1. What a great teaser, sounds like an exiting book.

      ReplyDelete
    2. Awesome. This is a book I'm really looking forward to! :)

      ReplyDelete
    3. I just saw this recently. It's a really striking cover; think I'm going to cave and read it.

      ReplyDelete
    4. This one sounds like it's going to be good! Nice teaser.

      ReplyDelete
    5. Oh wow. This book sounds really intense. Can't wait to hear your thoughts.

      ReplyDelete

    We would love to see what you have to say :)

    Lauren wrote:
    September 15, 2009 at 10:11 AM

    This one sounds like it's going to be good! Nice teaser.


    5 comments:

    1. What a great teaser, sounds like an exiting book.

      ReplyDelete
    2. Awesome. This is a book I'm really looking forward to! :)

      ReplyDelete
    3. I just saw this recently. It's a really striking cover; think I'm going to cave and read it.

      ReplyDelete
    4. This one sounds like it's going to be good! Nice teaser.

      ReplyDelete
    5. Oh wow. This book sounds really intense. Can't wait to hear your thoughts.

      ReplyDelete

    We would love to see what you have to say :)

    Christine wrote:
    September 16, 2009 at 7:22 PM

    Oh wow. This book sounds really intense. Can't wait to hear your thoughts.


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    SEPTEMBER


    SCOTT WESTERFELD
    Kepler's in Menlo Park
    Monday, September 26 @ 7pm

    SCOTT WESTERFELD
    Copperfield's in Santa Rosa
    Tuesday, September 27 @7pm

    LISA McMANN
    Kepler's in Menlo Park
    Wednesday, September 28 @ 7pm

    DAVID ARNOLD in conversation with JANDY NELSON

    Books Inc. in Palo Alto
    Wednesday, September 28 @ 7pm

    OCTOBER

    LEIGH BARDUGO

    Linden Tree Books in Lost Altos
    Sunday, October 2 @ 4pm
    (there are very specific rules for this event so please visit the link and check it out beforehand)

    ANNE BISHOP
    Hicklebee's in San Jose
    Sunday, October 2 @ 7pm

    MELISSA DE LA CRUZ

    Kepler's hosted event at Redwood Shores Library
    Wednesday, October 5 @ 7pm

    RICHARD PECK
    Hicklebee's in San Jose
    Wednesday, October 5 @ 3pm

    MICHAEL DI MARTINO in conversation with GENE LUEN YANG
    Kepler's in Menlo Park
    Monday, October 10 @ 7pm

    LitQuake YA Sci-Fi/Fantasy Panel: TIM FLOREEN, PARKER PEEVYHOUSE, TRICIA STIRLING, TRACI CHEE
    The Sports Basement in San Francisco
    Thursday, October 13 @ 7pm

    MARGARET STOHL
    Kepler's in Menlo Park
    Friday, October 14 time TBA

    KRISTEN CAST and P.C. CAST
    Borderlands Books in San Francisco
    Sunday, October 16 @ 3pm

    MARIE LU
    Mrs. Dalloway's North Branch of the Berkeley Public Library
    Tuesday, October 18 @ 6:30

    MATTHEW KIRBY
    Hicklebee's in San Jose
    Tuesday, October 18 @ 7pm

    MARIE LU

    Kepler's in Menlo Park
    Wednesday, October 19 @ 7pm

    JENNIFER NIVEN, BRENNA YAVANOFF, TERESA TOTEN and KATHLEEN GLASGOW
    A Great Good Place For Books
    Friday, October 21 @ 7pm

    RACHEL COHN & DAVID LEVITHAN

    NYMBC event Books Inc. in San Francisco
    Saturday, October 22 @ 2pm

    JENNIFER NIVEN, BRENNA YAVANOFF, TERESA TOTEN and KATHLEEN GLASGOW

    Hicklebees's in San Jose
    Saturday, October 21 @ 7pm

    NYMBC Presents: KIERSTEN WHITE, ARWEN ELYS DAYTON & JESSICA CLUESS
    Books Inc. Laurel Village in San Francisco
    Tuesday, October 25 @ 7pm

    JAY KRISTOFF, AMIE KAUFMAN, KIERSTEN WHITE, ARWEN ELYS DAYTON & JESSICA CLUESS
    Kepler's in Menlo Park
    Wednesday, October 26 @ 7pm

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    SJ KINCAID Book Launch for THE DIABOLIC

    Hicklebee's in San Jose
    Tuesday, November 1 @ 7pm

    JAY ASHER

    Rakestraw in Danville
    Wednesday, November 2 @ 7pm

    TARA SIM book launch for TIMEKEEPER
    Kepler's in Menlo Park
    Wednesday, November 2 @ 7pm

    JAY ASHER
    Copperfields's in Petaluma
    Thursday, November 3 @ 7pm

    KRISTEN-PAIGE MADONIA, TAMARA IRELAND STONE
    Books Inc. in Palo Alto
    Wednesday, November 9 @ 7pm

    GORDON JACK

    Kepler's in Menlo Park
    Wednesday, November 9 @ 7pm

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