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Teaser Thursday: Feed by Mira Grant

It’s Teaser Thursday! To participate, open a book you’re currently reading to a random page and choose a couple of sentences  or a passage to share, though be careful to … Continue reading

May 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Teaser Thursday: Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta

This week’s teaser comes from Melina Marchetta’s debut in the world of fantasy, Finnikin of the Rock: “Sweet goddess, it’s Moss of the River,” Sir Topher said, hitting Trevanion on … Continue reading

September 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

Teaser Thursday: Isle of Blood by Rick Yancey (a two-fer)

Consider yourself special, dear readers, because this week you get not one, but two teasers. Get ’em while they’re hot! I’ve been making my way through the lastest in Rick … Continue reading

September 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Teaser Thursday: Crossing the Tracks by Barbara Stuber

This week’s teaser comes from Barbara Stuber’s William C. Morris award finalist title, Crossing the Tracks, which is set in rural Missouri in the late 1920s. He walks a few … Continue reading

July 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

Teaser Thursday (15): A two-for-one deal!

I was such a slacker yesterday and did not get  chance to post a teaser, dear readers, so you are getting not one, but two great teasers (actually, I was driving … Continue reading

May 7, 2010 · 2 Comments

Teaser Thursday (14): Monk’s Hood: A Medieval Novel of Suspense by Ellis Peters

Today’s teaser comes from the third book in the ever fabulous Brother Cadfael series. Brother Cadfael’s mind jerked him back from incipient slumber to recognise and remember the song, beautiful … Continue reading

April 29, 2010 · Leave a comment

Teaser Thursday (13): An Echo in the Bone by Diana Gabaldon

I’m still plugging away at An Echo in the Bone, though since I’ve read it before and I’m in no great rush to finish it, I have read two other … Continue reading

April 1, 2010 · Leave a comment