Monday, August 30, 2010

Hippie Chick/Teaser Tuesday

    
"It did not stand to reason that a shark would find you in the first quarter hour you were in the water.  Statistically it would have been a fluke, a crazy ironic coincidence, like lightning burning a Z in Zorro's shoulder blade, or a boat impaling itself on a rusty engine part."  (30)
                                                   ~hippie chick by Joseph Monninger

Teaser Tuesday is a bookish weekly meme hosted by MizB. at Should Be Reading.  Anyone can play along.  Just grab your current read and do the following: 

  1. Open to a random page
  2. Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
  3. BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (don't share too much;  You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
  4. Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!
Happy Tuesday! 

10 comments:

  1. Lovely prose and I like the wit, did a shark come upon this person? My TT: http://www.rundpinne.com/2010/08/teaser-tuesdays-i-curse-the-river-of-time.html

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  2. I've never heard of the book, but I really liked the teaser. I'm curious to see what situation this quote is referring to. I might have to check it out. Thanks for sharing!

    If you're interested, my Teaser Tuesday is here.

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  3. I haven't heard of this book before so I look forward to reading your review. Thanks for sharing :D

    My teaser's s at http://thebookishsnob.blogspot.com

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  4. You'd have to be unlucky no matter how long you had been in the water!

    My teaser this week is quite action packed. It's from Frostbitten by Kelly Armstrong.

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  5. That is pretty unlikely. :P

    Great teaser!

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  6. Oh, very curious excerpt! Love the book's title, too (from one "Hippie chick") lol.

    Here's my teaser:

    Click on my "hippie" name for the link.

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  7. I always liked to see Zorro burn his Z into something in the movie since I felt it meant he'd be moving onto something better next. So, this makes me think of what happens next here. An engrossing teaser!

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  8. Sharks, eh? Scary stuff. Nice teaser!

    If you'd like, you can check out mine here.

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