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I almost didn't make it here today! It's been an insanely busy week that's going to continue into today. Life This week has been a combination of busy at work and busy at home. The kids did not have school on Monday, which is also typically my busiest day at work. So when Monday ended, I felt as if I sucked at both life and work. The rest of the week was better - at least I was able to keep work and life separate.  This weekend just happens to be one of those when I have so much to do - thanks to the many tasks and chores deferred from previous days/weekends. We were getting quotes for some home improvement projects, had to start prepping rooms for my parents' arrival next month (mainly because I still haven't moved my daughter's online school materials out of the room from the Fall school year), and do lots of seasonal shopping. If it weren't going to be constantly raining this entire weekend, I would be prepping my garden beds as well, but now that needs t

Teaser Tuesdays -- Feb 09, 2010


Teaser Tuesdays

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
Grab your current read
Open to a random page
Share with us two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page.

I can sort of see why The Help is such a popular book. I didn't get much reading time for the past two days, but the few pages I read are giving me a good impression of the book!


The footsteps stop. My heart is thumping like a cat in a clothes dryer. What if Miss Celia pretends she doesn't know me so she won't get in trouble? Acts like I'm a burglar? Oh, I hate her! I hate that stupid woman!

~ Pg. 53, The Help by Kathryn Stockett.

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Comments

Excellent teaser. You've got to be loving this book --everyone has!
Kaye said…
Loved the book! A cat in a dryer is such an excellent simile- great teaser. Hope you're enjoying the book. Here's my teaser
Alayne said…
Ooh this is a great teaser. Mine is at The Crowded Leaf.
Jennifer said…
I loved The Help! You chose an excellent teaser. Mine is here: http://www.rundpinne.com/2010/02/teaser-tuesdays-lessons-in-french.html
Missy B. said…
I can't wait to get my hands on this book....I think I am the only one who hasn't read it! Great tease......
Michelle said…
I keep crossing my fingers that this one will make it back into my library soon so I can read it. I've heard so many good things about it!

Here's mine:
http://literarilyspeaking1.blogspot.com/2010/02/teaser-tuesday-february-9-2010.html#comments
i've been seeing this book everywhere. i'm kinda focused on reading romance right now but once i'm back with lit fiction, i'm definitely giving this one a try.

thanks for coming to our blog and commenting :)
Anonymous said…
This book sounds so good - everyone seems to love it. Great teaser :)

Here's my Teaser.
Wrighty said…
I have this book sitting right on my shelf and still haven't had a chance to get to it. I haven't heard a bad review yet. Great teaser! I'm going to have to get to this one soon!
Ash said…
I see this book everywhere but for some reason remain uninterested. Maybe it's overexposure. Good teaser though.
Anonymous said…
This book is excellent. I hope you are enjoying it!