Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Teaser Tuesdays (October 27, 2015)



“When you love you wish to do things for. You wish to sacrifice for. You wish to serve.” ~ Rinaldi
“I don’t love.” ~ Lieutenant Henry

from A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

(Yeah, I cheated. It’s more than two sentences.)



Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm.

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

10 comments:

  1. LOL still a good teaser though!

    Mine: https://storytreasury.wordpress.com/2015/10/26/teaser-tuesday-ancillary-mercy/

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  2. Let's face it — 2 sentences hardly ever does it. Mine are almost always more but I rationalize it that if the author had just used punctuation differently . . . Oh, well. Here's my teaser from Dashiell Hammett's The Continental Op: http://wp.me/p4DMf0-Zp

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  3. I haven't read this one since high school which was quite a while ago. The teaser on my adult blog comes from a new military thriller - Tenacity by J. S. Law. Happy reading!

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  4. A classic. I'm asking myself why I've never read this book!
    My Tuesday post features Shem Creek.

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  5. I'm in favour of extra sentences! :D
    I need to read some Ernest Hemingway asap and since I need a Pulitzer Prize winning-book to complete my PopSugar 2015 Reading Challenge I may as well bump 'The Old Man and the Sea' to the top of the list ^^
    I guess what I'm saying is thank you for the reminder!

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    1. You're welcome. I've only read three works by Hemingway, and have not yet read The Old Man and the Sea, but some people whose reviews I respect gave it good marks.

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  6. One of my daughter's favorite books, and a classic that I have yet to read. This quote is so Hemingway!

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    1. I have very mixed feelings on Hemingway. This is good so far. I didn't like The Sun Also Rises, but I did like For Whom the Bell Tolls.

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