Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Tuesday Teaser (8)

From Songs for the Missing by Stewart O'Nan, page 1:
July 2005. It was the summer of her Chevette. of J.P. and letting her hair grow. The last summer, the best summer, the summer they'd dreamed of since eighth grade, the high and pride of being seniors lingering, an extension of their best year. She  and Nina and Elise, the Three Amigos. In the fall they were gone, off to college, where she hoped, by a long and steady effort, she might become someone else, a private, independent person not from Kingsville at all. 

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 and open to a random page
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!


  1. Beautiful teaser and intriguing title. How do you like the book? My TT: http://www.rundpinne.com/2010/10/teaser-tuesdays-as-the-sycamore-grows.html

  2. Wonderful teaser! Leaves me wanting more.

  3. Great teaser! My teaser from Glass Houses (Morganville Vampires) is here.
    From the Shadows

  4. Very nostalgic sounding teaser! I like that! I hope you are enjoying the book!
    The Delusional Diaries

  5. I wonder why she didn't want to be associated with her home town.

    My teaser is here

  6. I haven't heard of this book, but the teaser is interesting.

    Here’s My Teaser

  7. Very well-put - I remember that feeling. Great teaser.

    My teaser is here.

  8. Nice teaser. Not my type of book, I hope that you enjoy it. Check out my MY Teaser For Tuesday. Happy Reading.

  9. That's awesome! And that's the beginning of the book? The title has me intrigued. I'm going to go look this one up. Here's my teaser from Revolution.

  10. Great teaser! I'd love to know what the book is about. My teaser is at The Crowded Leaf.

  11. I never go wrong with Stewart O'Nan. :)

  12. great teaser! I am adding this to my wish list!

    btw, thanks for stopping by my book blog, my kozy korner & following. I'm a new follower (under my main blog, just a happy housewife) :-)

  13. Very intriguing! I have to look this book up!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog!

  14. Summer at 18... This teaser brings back memories. :)

    - Violet @ The Eager Readers

  15. That's a nice one. Reminds me of being 17 and afraid of the future.


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