Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, martini in the other, totally worn out and screaming,
"WOO HOO, what a ride!"

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Teaser Tuesdays

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly meme hosted by Miz B of Should Be Reading and asks you to :
1. Grab your current read
2. Open to a random page
3 . Share 2 "teaser" sentences also citing the title of the book and the author and in that way people can have great recommendations if they like the "teaser".
4. Please avoid spoilers!
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Behind the counter, I slouched on my stool in the sun and sucked in the summer as if I could hold every drop in it inside of me. As the hours crept by, the afternoon sunlight bleached all the books on the shelves to pale, gilded versions of themselves and warmed the paper and ink inside the covers so that the smell of unread words hung in the air.

~page 8
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater


  1. will read this one soon (if i rmemeber to read it after the current book o.o)

    Here's mine

  2. Wow, that sounds so good. I almost sniffed to see if I could smell the words. Here's my teaser . Have a great week and happy reading.

  3. Great teaser. Hope you're enjoying the book! Mine is at The Crowded Leaf.

  4. Beautiful teaser, the prose awakens the senses. My TT:

  5. Heard good things about this book. Enjoy your book! Here's Mine

  6. I just love how Maggie paints pictures with words.

    Great one :)

    I gotta read this.

    Here is mine:)

  7. This is from Sam's point of view, right? I read this a while ago and enjoyed it!

    Great teaser!

    My teaser: We the Children

  8. Wow, I really like that teaser! I had not even planned on reading this book...maybe now I will!

  9. Beautiful teaser, makes me long for summer.

  10. The smell of unread words...I love how that sounds! Thanks for the teaser.

  11. What a beautiful, lyrical teaser.

  12. this book is absoultely one of i cant wait to read!

  13. I keep on meaning to try one of this author's books! Thanks for stopping by at my blog!

  14. I love the phrase "the smell of unread words"! I can almost imagine it.

    My teaser is here.

  15. I remember that passage!! Loved this book, hope you're enjoying it!


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