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There has been so much going on over here and so much changing soon. I wish I could say I was reading a lot, but it's feeling like a luxury at the moment. 

Family visitLast week, we had my husband's brother and his wife drive down from Boston and stay with us for the week. It had been months since we enjoyed anyone's close companionship for that long so we all enjoyed the time together. We were very sad to say our goodbyes. I hope we can all return to the pre-March era soon. 
While they were here, we celebrated the girl's birthday. (I feel like I have been talking about birthdays on this blog for the past many weeks but we are done for the year! Next birthday is in March.) My daughter had wanted a unicorn cake, and that's exactly what we got, so that made her day. For her birthday present, we wanted to take her to a store and get her a bike but stock is incredibly low. Last week, she had just mastered riding a bike (no training wheels, she went straight from balance …

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.

Check out other teasers here!



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!