Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Teaser Tuesday May 7, 2013



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 The Guilty One: A Novel by Lisa Ballantyne

" The vast majority of clients have had really difficult upbringings...D'you know how much a damaged child in the care system will cost the state throughout the course of its life?
Irene narrowed her eyes, considering, then shrugged." 

10 comments:

  1. It's true they probably cost a lot. Thanks for stopping by and checking out my teaser today! Hope you're enjoying your book.

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  2. Really good teaser! I can't help but wondering what the situation is, and why Irene acts so nonchalant about it... I love your blog background, btw!
    Ellen
    www.canireadeverything.blogspot.com

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  3. Sad & true - sounds like it's intense. Thanks for dropping by Ali's Books!

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  4. That's a serious teaser. I'm also wondering why Irene shrugs it off.

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  5. Good teaser! And so true!

    Here's my Teaser Tuesday

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  6. Wow, I love this teaser, and the cover of this book is intense, like a held breath. Love it! Thanks for sharing. :)

    New follower!

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  7. Nice tease. My blood pressure increased just from reading it, because it too my mind to how wretched the U.S. foster care system is.

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  8. I've never heard of this book but I'm interested to know the context of their conversation. Great teaser

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  9. Very insightful teaser. Thanks for sharing!

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