Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Teaser Tuesday ~ Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

Teaser Tuesdays is an interesting and fun book-related meme hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading. Be prepared to add several new books to your TBR list! I do every week!

My Teaser:

" The sight of instruments lying helter-skelter - on the patient, next to the patient, on the operating table - assaulted her senses. But most of all - and she'd been resisting this - she couldn't accept the fact that Sister Mary Joseph Praise, sweet Sister who should have been standing, gowned, masked, and scrubbed, a beacon of calm in this calamity, instead lay all but lifeless on the table, her skin porcelain white and her lips drained of all color. "

from Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

Anyone can play along! If you'd like to participate, Just do the following:
*Grab your current read
*Open to a random page
*Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page. (I used 3 this week!)
*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!

*And, finally, don't forget to link your post to MizB's at Should Be Reading. If you don't have a blog, simply share your "teasers" in a comment.


  1. Wow, such clear, descriptive writing. I can see the scene perfectly in my imagination. Great teaser. Hope the rest of the book is as good.

    Margot @ Quirky Girls Read

  2. Wow, that's quite a teaser, almost too descriptive.

  3. oooooooooo, okay, I've got another book for my list. Very good - thank you! Here is mine http://akweelife.blogspot.com/2011/06/silky-tuesday-teaser.html

  4. This one sounds fascinating...thanks for sharing.

    Here's MY TT POST

  5. I read this last year and highlighted all kinds of lovely quotes. It is a well-written book ... enjoy it!

  6. I have this book in my pile of books to read. I may have to move it closer to the top.

  7. I bought this book for myself for my birthday, and I can't wait to read it. I have heard such good things about it, and have to admit that I am intrigued by the story. I hope that you enjoy it and I look forward to hearing your full thoughts on it when you are done.