Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Teaser Tuesdays 11.03.09

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB at 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!

"Jen studies her drink for a long time, and when she looks back up at me, her eyes are filled with tears. For an instant I flash to Alice's tears, dripping down her face and onto my belly, but I banish the memory before it can mke me too queasy. One train wreck at a time, I always say.
"I think that may be the ugliest thing you've ever said to me."
"You wanted me to talk about it. I'm talking." "

from This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper (p. 207)

If you'd like to join in (please do!)don't forget to link your post to MizB's at
Should Be Reading. If you don't have a blog, share your "teasers" in a comment.


  1. Ooh, how are you liking that book? I adored The Book of Joe and have this one in my living room but haven't read it yet. Love to hear what you think.

  2. Hmm....now I'm wondering what was said that was so ugly. Great teaser!

  3. You've got me intereted, as usual!

  4. I think I told you this, but I just loaned my copy of this book to a friend. I can't wait to read it. EW made a comment that it may very well end up on the top 10 books of the year!

  5. I haven't heard of this one, looks good! oh, and I love your kitties! I have two furry kids of my own!

  6. One train wreck at a time I say. I just love that sentence, great teaser.

    Here is mine http://teawithmarce.blogspot.com/2009/11/teaser-tuesday.html

  7. "One train wreck at a time" -- that's a philosophy that's always worked for me. ;-)

  8. Sounds good!

    Thanks for visiting my blog, Amy! I'm adding your link on to my Google Reader now! :)

  9. This book has been on my list for a while. I hope you end up loving it.

  10. This is a totally good teaser. I want to jump right in and read more. Based on this alone, I might add it to my TBR list!

  11. Geez - doesn't he know that when a woman says she wants to talk about something that she doesn't always really mean it?!

  12. I'm very curious! Putting it on my list. Great teaser!

  13. Sarah: This is the first book I have read by Jonathan Tropper and it's fantastic! It's sad, funny (laugh out loud funny sometimes!), poignant and so much more. I am anxious to read some of the author's other books now.

    Lorin: It definitely is. Thanks for coming by.

    Gautami tripathy: Carl Sandburg's poems are quite good! Thank you for stopping by!

    Jo-Jo: It's worth reading to find out! But if I posted what was said, it would give away a big part of the story!

    MarceJ: That sentence expresses so much, right?! Thank you for coming by!

    LaughingStars: It's a philosophy that certainly keeps life more manageable. If you can stick to it, more power to you!

    Melody: Great, thank you! I added yours to mine too!

    Amy: Thank you! It took me a little while to find an interesting few lines that didn't give anything really important away!

    Kathy: You and Seashell are so great! Thank you!

    Willoughby: I really enjoyed this book! What are you reading now?

    Sandy: I saw the write-up in EW. They really liked this book, I think they gave it an "A". I think you'll really like it. But I'm sure you have plenty to read until you get it back!

    hmsgofita: The author has written several books but this is the first one that has really been written about. It's terrific! Thank you about my kitties, I love them so. Two is a good number, they have company but you aren't over run!

    Diane: I did love it! I hope you enjoy it when you get time to read it. I can't wait to read some of the author's other books.

    Jenners: It's a great book about all different kinds of relationships. It's funny, sad, troubling at times, heart-warming and more.

    The Bumbles: LOL Unfortunately for him, this one means it and keeps bugging the guy about it!

    Natalie W.: Fantastic! I hope you like it when you have the chance to read it! I loved it!