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Despite so much going on over here between work, house projects, yard work, and just daily living challenges in this pandemic era, I've been able to squeeze in time to read as well, which I'm thankful for, because the news has been abysmal these past few weeks for various reasons and I'm continually worrying about where humanity is headed, even more so than I did before.

A library haul after months...My biggest highlight in books this past week was that the library opened for holds pickup. I'd been checking their website every week to find if next week was going to be the week it opened. So when the notice finally came through last week, I was beyond thrilled. I was also very unsure what books to request from the library since I had gotten very used to reading online. Still, I had a few requested when they called me to schedule a one-hour window for pickup. I did request a ton of books after that though, so I expect a bigger bag this week. 

Some of these are books to rea…

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.