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CelebratingMy birthday was this past Friday, which was a day off at my workplace to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. We didn't do anything big this time. The husband and the girl baked and decorated me a birthday cake, and that was delicious. We also ordered takeout for lunch, beyond that, we didn't do anything major, unlike past birthdays, when we would at least hang outside. July is also when the girl is celebrating her birthday (in another couple of weeks). Earlier this year, I had my eyes set on a bouncy play place to celebrate her birthday with her friends. Sadly, that's scratched off obviously but I'd still like to see if there's something special we can do. She does want a unicorn cake that she once saw at a local bakery so we'll be ordering that. 
Working on It's been a busy weekend so far, working through several projects at the house. The husband added a few shelves to our laundry room closet - it'…

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!