Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Teaser Tuesday: The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

Every now and again I start a book that makes me regret the fact that I need to sleep, and where the day job gets in the way of my reading time. The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson is one of those books! I had previously only read one book by her, but I am quite prepared to declare that I am heading towards fandom with this book!

My teaser comes from page 188

Boo walked me to the door and out into the hall while Stephen got his coat and keys.

"I'm not one hundred percent sure that was a good idea," I heard Callum say.

Please note that this selection comes from a galley version of the book and therefore may be changed in the final version.

Teaser Tuesday is hosted by Miz B at Should Be Reading. Head on over to find out all about it, and how to join in!


  1. I am dying to read this one. I hope it is as great as I think it would be!
    Here is my TT:
    Happy Reading :D

  2. I have been eyeing this book for quite a while now...

    My Teaser: http://www.thefairytalenerd.com/2011/10/teaser-tuesday-16.html

  3. I've been checking this book out and wondering whether to get it or not... might have to dig into it a bit more.. nice teaser.

    Here's my teaser: http://tfwalsh.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/teaser-tuesday-forever/

  4. Not familiar with this author, but this does sound interesting. ME

  5. Sounds like a really good read. I could use one of those.

  6. Ah, just got this one and I am waiting to read it after I'm done with the other book I'm reading.

    Can't wait! Thanks for the teaser, I wonder who Boo is.


    Here's ours:

  7. I thin kI rather like the sound of that one. Love the cover too.

    Here's my Teaser Tuesday post. :)

  8. I definitely know what you mean - it's so annoying when the day job interferes with a compulsion to read ;)

  9. I like the teaser, but the fact that you're heading toward fandom makes me extra-curious.

  10. I love the cover of this one, and the teaser makes me very curious! I can't wait to hear what you fully think of it!

  11. Oh, this one is on my wish list. I love the teaser...and that cover grabs me every time.

    Here's MY TT POST and

  12. Very intriguing!! I want to know more.

  13. A captivating cover, great teaser.

    here's mine:


  14. Great teaser! I have this book on my TBR list! I cant wait to read it.

    My Teaser: http://hopefaithbooks.blogspot.com/2011/10/teaser-tuesday-10.html


  15. Everyone seems to like this one. Good teaser.

  16. Oh, I'm intrigued! :) And the cover is lovely!

    My teaser is here: http://abookblogofonesown.blogspot.com/2011/10/teaser-tuesday-18102011.html

  17. I love this cover! I have only heard good things about this book and I am really looking forward to getting my hands on it and seeing all the awesomeness for myself :)

    My Teaser

  18. Interesting teaser! Thanks for visiting my blog =)

  19. It's always great to be that absorbed by a book. Last I felt like that was when I was reading The Dreamer by Pam Munoz Ryan and Peter Sis. Truly riveting.

    Here's my TT for the week:

  20. I have heard great things about this book! I really want to read it! Here's my TT: Mom Reads My Books!

  21. Hm. I've wondered about this book. I bought one of the authors other books and thought it was just very poorly written, so I haven't wanted to pick up another.

    BUT the premise of this sounds good, and that teaser is great!

  22. I'm waiting to read this book.
    Would love to read a couple more teasers from the book? That is, if it's still in your currently-reading pile until next tuesday;)

    Here's my teaser.
    Have a great day!

  23. The cover is interesting and I like your teaser. I'll have to check this book out. Thanks for sharing. If you get a chance, my teaser is here.



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