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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 23, 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.

It was a tough toss choosing between The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R.Tolkien and White Oleander by Janet Fitch, for the teaser this week. Finally, I chose the one that sounded more suspenseful!


He broke a windowpane. I could tell he hadn't intended to because he hesitated, and then, in a sudden burst of courage, he thrust his arm through the window and fumbled for the latch. She crossed the room faster than I could have believed possible, lifted her arm and stabbed him in the hand.

~ Pg. 31, White Oleander by Janet Fitch.

Check out other teasers here!


Comments

Wow!!! What an excellent teaser!! I am so enticed and want to read more!!=)

Enjoy this book!!=)
Jan von Harz said…
Have not read White Oleander, but definitely mean to do so in the future love the teaser sound very exciting.

Also wanted to thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment. I love getting comments they always make me smile.
Anonymous said…
I so want to read this book. Thanks for posting the teaser.

Here's mine.
I like that teaser;makes me want to read more. This is a book that I really hope to get a chance to read. Here is my teaser:

http://bibliophilebythesea.blogspot.com/2010/02/tuesday-teasers_23.html
Lori said…
Now, THAT is a teaser! Enjoy your book. Here's Mine.
Alyce said…
I've been meaning to read this book for several years and even have a copy on my shelf. Hopefully someday soon I'll find the time.
Kaye said…
Yow! That is a grabber. Have a good week and happy reading. My teaser is here .
Stephanie said…
Now THAT is a catchy teaser!! I read this book years ago, and I found it fascinating and very disturbing.
Dana said…
Wow, very interesting teaser!
Introverted Jen said…
Great teaser! Glass breaking, people being stabbed... What is going on there?
I loved White Oleander! Great teaser. Looking forward to you review.