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Monday, December 19, 2011

Teaser Tuesdays (16) and Top Ten Tuesday (10)


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 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 and author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!


"Cinder's heart tripped as his grin caught her by surprise, every bit as charming and unexpected as it had been at the market. Then her eyes spotted the holograph behind him, still showing her inner workings--from the metal vertebrae to her bunched wires to her perfectly intact ovaries. She snapped her gaze back to Kai, pulse racing."
Cinder (Lunar Chronicles #1)
Marissa Meyer
Cinder (Lunar Chronicles, #1)


Top Ten Tuesday...is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. Each week a new top ten list will be posted and answered, and other bloggers are invited to post their list answers
Top Ten Books I Hope Santa Brings 

1. Darkfall 
Janice Hardy

2. The Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern

3. A Dance With Dragons
George R. R. Martin

4. The Girl of Fire and Thorns
Rae Carson

5. Ten
Lauren Myracle

6. The Probability of Miracles
Wendy Wunder

7. Divergent
Veronica Roth

8. The Name of the Star
Maureen Johnson

9. Anna and the French Kiss
Stephanie Perkins

10. The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Brian Selznick 


GOTTA TEASER OR TOP TEN LIST TO SHARE?! LEAVE LINKS IN THE COMMENTS :)





14 comments:

storytreasury said...

The bot looks interesting. Can't connect it to the cover, though.

mine: http://storytreasury.wordpress.com/2011/12/19/teaser-tuesday-bound-by-the-vampire-queen/

Kat said...

Cinder sounds interesting - I totally want to read it.

Here's my teaser: http://witandsin.blogspot.com/2011/12/teaser-tuesday_19.html

Kat
Wit and Sin

Kathy Ann Coleman said...

I have The Probability of Miracles on my list, too. As for Divergent, if you haven't read it yet we really need to fix that. It's an absolutely fantastic book. Not too much stress, though. The sequel doesn't release for a few months.

I hope that you have a wonderful day. Merry Christmas!

Petra @ Safari Poet said...

I can't wait to read Cinder. Thanks for sharing!

Safari Poet

1girl2manybooks said...

We have a couple of titles in common and I've read a couple of others from your list and liked them (especially Anna!).

Jessica ( frellathon ) said...

I love your Cinder teaser. I'm reading it myself now but haven't gotten as far as you. My teaser is from the first page.

diaryofadomesticgoddess said...

Great teaser - it's on my Xmas Wish List!
Here’s my Teaser Tuesdays post. :)

PS Check out my Top Ten list just a couple of posts before!

PPS I recently read The Night Circus and LOVED it! :)

TToria said...

Great choice of teaser from Cinder! I've still to read it, must do soon!

Here's my TT:
http://ttoria.blogspot.com

TToria
xo

Sharon said...

I like your list....the teaser from Cinder was great! Hope your wishes come true.

Mine are here: http://abookwormsblog1.blogspot.com/2011/12/tuesday-top-ten.html

Tribute Books Mama said...

Nice teaser!

http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2011/12/teaser-tuesday_20.html

Jennifer said...

I love your teaser this week! Cinder is an amazing book! Your TTT list is fabulous as well...I hope you get all of these especially Anna and the French Kiss and Divergent. Great reads!

Here's mine: http://feministfairytalereviews.blogspot.com/2011/12/top-ten-tuesday-books-i-want-santa-to.html

Karis Jacobstein said...

You could win a bunch of these by entering my current giveaway, as I loved them so much that they made my Top 25 of 2011! Great list! I hope Santa brings everything on it! Merry Christmas!

Karis's Top Ten

25 Days of Jubilation Giveaway- 3 Winners. International

HeroineAddict said...

Cinder sounds like a pretty interesting read, though I'm a little confused - it sounds like it would be about Cinderella, but what's all this about holographs?

The Night Circus is on my Top Ten list too. New follower!

Check out my top ten list at Books Are My Heroine

- Genny @ Books Are My Heroine
www.booksaremyheroine.blogspot.com

Karen and Gerard said...

Interesting teaser. Is she a robot?

We both loved DIVERGENT. Hope Santa brings that one for you!

Here's ours: http://ourstack.blogspot.com/2011/12/tuesday-teasers-four-this-week.html
Merry Christmas!