Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Teaser Tuesdays For May 25

Dear Me,

I'm picking out a new book to read today. I just finished reading The Killing Art by Jonathan Santlofer.


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.
    (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!

From my shelves in the bedroom, I picked a new book to read, authored by Cornelia Funke. She's a German author of children's fiction and known for her Inkworld trilogy.

Here's my chosen teasers:
They were all very tired, but none of them fell asleep quickly. And even when they did, the bad dreams were already lurking underneath their pillows.

~ page 267, The Thief Lord


Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Oh, my, so under the pillow is where the bad dreams hide! Good to know...

Here's my teaser:


E.J. Stevens said...

I love this teaser! The writing style, subject matter, and beautiful cover have convinced me to add this book to my tbr list. :)

My teaser is here.

Happy reading. :)


Alayne said...

Great teaser, I really want to read the Inkworld series. My teaser is at The Crowded Leaf.

Jennifer said...

Bad dreams are never fun! When my boys were younger they loved this author. My Teaser: http://www.rundpinne.com/2010/05/teaser-tuesdays-welcome-to-harmony.html

Lisa said...

Scary children's books! I loved the scary ones when I was a kid.

My teaser is here.

Sullivan McPig said...

cool teaser. I also love the cover

Emma Michaels said...

Great teaser! Feel free to check by my blog and see my teaser for Beautiful Creatures. You can also check out the widget in the side bar for an Amazon link to Beautiful Darkness the sequel!


Emma Michaels

carolsnotebook said...

Good teaser. The only one I've read by her was Inkheart.

therubycanary said...

I LOVED this book. One of the things I thought was really cute about it was the author's comment that her mom read the manuscript and said, "This is like a REAL book!" Oh, moms.

Malnurtured Snay said...

My p/t job is in a bookstore, and I've seen that book around, never quite pulled the trigger on it. Might have to do that now, though.

Audrey said...

My son likes her books :) I do remember him reading this one.

HERE is my teaser for this week!

Beverly said...

That is a great read! Stop by The Wormhole and check out my teaser for Morpheus Road: The Light by D.J. MacHale!

Melanie said...

I've read the first book in the Inkworld trilogy, but have not read this one. Sounds really interesting; will add to the TBR pile.

P.S. I'm in love with your blog layout!

Kathy Martin said...

Great teaser. I was wondering where bad dreams hid. Mine is from My Soul to Keep by Rachel Vincent and is here.

gautami tripathy said...

I have got few of Funke's book on my TBR pile!

Teaser Tuesdays: The Cold Room by J T Ellison

Kah Woei said...

Great teaser. I loved the Inkworld series. Now, I've got another book by the same author to look forward too.

You can find my teaser here : http://thebooksofmylife.blogspot.com/2010/05/teaser-tuesdays-may-25.html

pussreboots said...

I haven't read any of her books but I like your teaser. I'm reading Receive Me Falling.

Pamela Sweet said...

Oooh, I love the teaser and the cover! I'll definitely have to check into The Thief Lord. Thanks!

You'll find my first teaser at http://reviews.sweetsoliloquies.com/2010/05/25/teaser-tuesdays-2/.

Book Sake said...

Love the teaser, love her other books!

Our teaser is at BookSake.

Marg said...

Nice teaser. Love that imagery of nightmares hiding under the pillow.

My teaser is here

Lisa said...

Here's mine

Alayne said...

Ooh great teaser, very intriguing. My teaser is at The Crowded Leaf.

Lady Q said...

Nice teaser. One of these days I'll get around to reading Inkheart! Here's my teaser for The Smoke Thief.

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