Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Teaser Tuesday 8-31

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
  • 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 Things They CarriedMine comes from The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien. pg 20

"They carried all the emotional baggage of men who might die. Grief, terror, love, longing- these were intangibles, but the intangibles had their own mass and specific gravity, they had tangible weight."

 Really good book so far. I keep picking it up thinking I'll just read a chapter or two and then end up reading for an hour or two.


Shelley Munro said...

That's definitely the mark of a good book when you keep thinking about it.

Here's My Teaser

Marg said...

I have heard good things about this book. I don't really read a lot set in this period.

My teaser this week is quite action packed, although not in quite the same way as your book. It's from Frostbitten by Kelly Armstrong.

Lisa said...

ohh sounds like a pick me up book

Here's mine

The Golden Eagle said...

Oh, that's a famous book and I really want to read it. I love the teaser! :)

My teaser is from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams.

TheBookishSnob said...

Don't you love it when that happens. Nothing beats losing time in a book. Great teaser.

Here's my teaser

Heather said...

What a greta passage! I've heard a lot about this book. Enjoy!
My post: Murder in the Queen's Armes

Amy said...

Wow, that's quite a teaser. it really makes me think about those me and also about life. I haven't read anything by Tim O'Brien but I keep meaning to...now I know why.
Great teaser.

My teaser:
Amy's Teaser

~ Amy

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