Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Teaser Tuesday May 22


Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along!

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

My teaser Tuesday is from:  Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein  

    I dreamed I was back at the beginning and they were starting on me all over again, a side effect of having to watch them work on someone else. The anticipation of what they will do to you is every bit as sickening in a dream as when it is really going to happen.  


Synopsis: Two young women become unlikely best friends during WWII, until one is captured by the Gestapo. Only in wartime could a stalwart lass from Manchester rub shoulders with a Scottish aristocrat, one a pilot, the other a special operations executive. Yet whenever their paths cross, they complement each other perfectly and before long become devoted to each other. But then a vital mission goes wrong, and one of the friends has to bail out of a faulty plane over France. She is captured by the Gestapo and becomes a prisoner of war. The story begins in "Verity's" own words, as she writes her account for her captors. Truth or lies? Honour or betrayal? Everything they've ever believed in is put to the test...

6 comments:

  1. That's about as close to torture as I care to ever get.

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  2. I've been hearing a lot about this one lately. I really want to read it.
    My Teaser

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  3. Wow. I can tell this book is intense, just from that. And I've also heard it's great. Will be reading it soon! Great teaser.

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

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  4. This is an awesome teaser! I have this book, will be reading it soon! I hope you're enjoying it, have a nice day! Thanks for stopping by :D

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  5. I soooo need to get my hands on this book. Such a good teaser!

    Thanks for stopping by Book Cover Justice :)

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  6. good tease - and this book sounds like it might be heartbreaking as well as intense. I'm going to look forward to a review from you. :)

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