Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Teaser Tuesday

I wanted to start this post tonight by letting you all know that we are currently hosting a giveaway of Susan Higginbotham's book, The Traitor's Wife, which has just been rereleased by Sourcebooks. Head over to Historical Tapestry for details on how to win.

Now, on to Teaser Tuesday.

Teaser Tuesday is hosted by Should be Reading:

  • 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!
I thought I would share two teasers this week, both from YA books that I am reading at the moment. I generally try not to read two books from the same genre at the same time, but it has just worked out that way this time. Luckily they are sufficiently different for there not to be any confusion.

The first teaser comes from page 297 of Marked by P C Cast and Kristin Cast:

No, they managed to trick me and tired their best to freak me out. But why? Wait! I knew what they'd been up to.

The second comes from page 137 of Silver Phoenix by Cindy Pon. Isn't this cover just gorgeous?

The trio walked in wide circles, among the trees and along the path, calling Feng's name, but to no avail. Li Rong's shoulders sagged, his usual jaunty manner gone.


  1. I already want to read those books by P.C. Cast and I do love that cover of Silver Phoenix...very intriguing teasers!!

  2. Very intriguing. I love the first one. :)

  3. Both teasers are good - thanks for sharing. :) I do like the bright pink and blue of the Silver Phoenix.

    Here's my Teaser! ~ Wendi

  4. These are great teasers. Thanks for sharing them!

  5. Good teasers. I love the cover on the Silver Phoenix!

  6. ooh good teasers! I haven't really ventured much into YA books recently but after the Harry Potter Series and now Twilight I might have to venture back there.

    Thanks for sharing!

  7. Hmmmmmm! That first one especially piques my interest!!

  8. Loved The House of Night series. I actually took a few days off from the internet to read them!

  9. Yes I know, I'm 3 days late to response *grin*...but I just want to say that Silver Phoenix look interesting. Would love to hear your review on it when you're done :)

    Great two books teasers, Marg! Happy belated Tuesday and I hope you have a good Thursday!

  10. thanks for including sp as a teaser! i am behind on YA reads myself, and need to pick up one of pc casts! interested in your thoughts on her book as well! =)



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