Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Teaser Tuesdays: TheScorpio Races


Hi, everybody!

TUESDAYS: not as bad as Mondays, but still too early in the week to be excited for the weekend. Luckily we have awesome memes like Teaser Tuesdays, hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading, to help us pass the time! :)

The Rules: 
  • 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!

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
(Find it on Goodreads)

MY TEASER:
And there is the girl. When I first see her and her dun mare from my vantage point on the cliff road, I am struck first not by the fact that she is a girl, but the fact that she's in the ocean. It's the dreaded second day, the day when people start to die, and no one will get close to the surf. But there she is, trotting up to the knee in the water. Fearless. 

~Sean Kendrick about Kate/Puck Connolly on pg. 97-98
I'm almost done this book and I can't even tell you how much I'm LOVING it so far! Maggie Stiefvater is such an amazing author and this whole "killer water horses" thing is genius! :)

ARE YOU A TEASE THIS TUESDAY? 

-Mimi

16 comments:

  1. nice teaser!
    my teaser:
    http://ratherbarefoot.blogspot.com/2011/11/teaser-tuesday_22.html

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  2. I've heard a lot about this one. Your teaser sure makes it sounds interesting.
    My Teaser

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  3. Oh, so jealous! I want this book! Everyone seems to love it. Great teaser! Here's my Teaser, from Archon by Sabrina Benulis.

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  4. Good to know that you are loving it. Great teaser, and I'm looking forward to your review.

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  5. Great teaser! I really need to read this one, it sounds great. Thank you for sharing! :)

    Here’s mine:

    http://amylunderman.blogspot.com/2011/11/teaser-tuesdays-and-some-more-rambles.html

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  6. Stiefvater writing is Magic! I love her elegant yet simple style.

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  7. Ooh I still have to pick this one up!!

    Giselle
    Xpresso Reads

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  8. This book has stayed with me long after I read it, I absolutely adored Sean and Puck and their horses:) It's going to be on my favorites shelf for some time to come, can't wait for your full review!

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  9. I have this book in my TBR pile, but after that teaser I think it is time to move it up closer to the top! Thanks for sharing

    My Teaser Tuesday

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  10. DUDE! I Totally can't wait to start this one!!!! It sounds epic!

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  11. Mimi, I always love your Teaser Tueday's, because you choose some of the best books. Probably, because we share a lot of the same interests. *g* But, seriously...Maggie Stiefvater. I really need to get my hands on a copy of The Scorpio Races. Thank you, for sharing this you're awesome! ♥

    Oh, by the way, did you get my email that I sent you last night? If not, you can find out about my event for celebrating YA Author's Appreciation in the link below, I hope you'll want to join in and participate! I would love to have you there.

    Suz @ A Soul Unsung
    My Teaser Tuesday!
    My YA Author Appreciation Event!
    susanhaugland@att.net

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  12. I just got a copy of this the other week. Can't wait to read it - it sounds great!

    http://jaimeliredeslivres.blogspot.com/2011/11/teaser-tuesday-8.html

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  13. Sounds good - how can it not be? Great teaser.

    My Tuesday Teaser

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  14. Oh my Lovely Mimi!! Im so happy you are loving this book!! This one is one of my favorite of the year sniff! A lot of people wasnt very happy with it, but mostly, it's because those people were expecting to find a love story like in Shiver. This book is not really the same genre at all. So those people were kinda deceived by the book. I personally love this book so much! it brought tears to my eyes!! beautiful in every single way!!! I take my hat and I bow in front of Maggie! Bravo!!

    Keep enjoying it me dear!! Every single word, is written with love <3 =)

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  15. Great teaser!! I'm glad you're enjoying the book, I loved it!

    Teaser Tuesday @ Radiant Shadows

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  16. I am one of the last people I know who hasn't read Maggie's books. I keep eying this one at bookstores going, "I so need to read this." Very interesting teaser, Mimi! Makes me consider bumping it up on my TBR.

    My Teaser

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