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The Boy Turned TwoThe little guy turned two this week. He sort of understood that it was a special day and that he was the star of the show. He took a lot of pleasure in all the birthday songs that his family sang to him - he also added some of his own tunes to the mix. Honestly, some days it feels so hard to believe that he is not a baby anymore. With my daughter, I felt the passing of each day and her birthdays appeared to be following the Martian calendar - they felt very far apart. But this guy has blazed through the past two years, I almost feel that I've missed months in between. I'm worried that if I pinch myself and blink twice, I may catch him packing for college. Yikes! 
Happy birthday, little guy! May you continue to have fun breaking apart things - whether that's your take-apart truck or your sister's carefully built Leg…

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.