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If I Tell You The Truth by Jasmin Kaur | Thoughts

     Published on : 2021   ||    Format : ebook   ||    Location : Canada One line review : When Kiran runs away from home to another country, to escape her rapist, she doesn't realize how long it is going to take her to feel like herself again.  ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆   “Passports and boarding passes, please,” drawls the blond, goateed man, towering a foot above us both. I pass him both my and Mom’s documents and attempt the smile that every person of color has mastered. The one that reads, I’m thoroughly nonthreatening. Please don’t pull me aside and racially profile me. Thoughts : I can't remember how I found this book or why I chose to read it. It was available on my library's Overdrive catalog and I'm glad I made the time to read it. If I Tell You the Truth tells the story of Kiran's arrival in Canada as a pregnant graduate student, though in reality, she was also running away from her rapist back home in India. When she makes the decision to have the child, her parents aban

Teaser Tuesdays -- Mar 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.

Technically, I have completed this book, but since my review won't be up till tomorrow, I decided to share a nice quote from this book. Don't forget to come back tomorrow to read what I thought of Fireworks over Toccoa.


Lily had never seen anything like this. It was beautiful and powerful and magical. She was so fascinated, so taken by what she saw, that she didn't hear the voice that was calling out to her: "Look out! Get away from there!"

~ Pg. 68, Fireworks over Toccoa by Jeffrey Stepakoff.

Check out other teasers here!


Comments

Dana said…
Oh no! I hope she's ok! Haha, great teaser!
Anonymous said…
Wow, that is pretty much the definition of teaser! Sounds like something bad is about to happen...

My teaser this week is from a great creative non-fiction collection--you can read it at bookwanderer.
Good teaser. makes me want to hear more -- i'm a slacker today (no teaser)LOL
Jan von Harz said…
Oh wow, this is one of the best teasers today. Wish I could read on.
Alayne said…
Great teaser! I can't wait to read this one in a couple weeks. Mine is at The Crowded Leaf.
Tales of Whimsy said…
Oh goodness. Now I'm scarred for her. ;)

Here is mine:)
Cecelia said…
Just goes to prove that too much interest can be dangerous, eh? Everything in moderation. Great teaser - I'm curious how it ends!

If you'd like, you can check out mine here.
Lori said…
Good teaser. Enjoy your book! Here's Mine
Lina Shaik said…
Yikes! I hope nothing bad happens to her! Good teaser though. Looking forward to the review. Mine's here.
Kaye said…
This was a pretty good story. You picked a good teaser - the beginning of the beginning so to speak.

Have a good week and happy reading. My teaser is here
Anonymous said…
What a great teaser!! I've seen this book and thought I'd enjoy it. I guess I need to add it to my WL.
Jenny Q said…
I really want to read this book! Thanks for sharing and thanks for visiting my blog!