Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Tuesday Intros and Teaser Tuesdays

First Chapter, First Paragraph, Tuesday Intros is hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea where bloggers share the first paragraph or two of the book they are currently reading/thinking about reading soon. Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. 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!

Ann: 
Spelled
Tuesday Intro: 
"Stupid Princes," I muttered as I stalked down the green flecked quartz and marble hallway. "Why is it that when I don't want them, they're practically popping out of the closets? But the one time, the one time I actually need a knight in overpriced armor, they're nowhere to be found?"

Teaser:

"Everything was pitch-black; the only light came from my flaming hair."

The intro makes the main character seem like more than just an ordinary princess who only cares about princes. The teaser doesn't give much away but it does make the book sound really interesting and I cannot wait to read more.

 Clare: 
Once Every Never (Never, #1)
Tuesday Intro: 
"Bog bodies."

Teaser: 
""Why is there blue stuff on your face?"
Clare took a deep breath and counted to ten before she opened her eyes. "I was partying with Smurfs. I wanted to fit in."

I feel a bit mean with the first quote but it's so much more intriguing as one sentence, I haven't started reading this so I didn't want any explanation for such a ridiculous sentence.
I love the second quote because it just sounds so sarcastic and I love sarcasm in characters! 

28 comments:

Juli Witte said...

Hahaha I love the beginning for Once Every Never! It's just so absurd but amazing! Spelled sounds hilarious as well, especially the 'overpriced armour' comment. Thank you so much for making me laugh today! I think I'll have to check both of these out! Thanks for sharing :) I hope you have a great week!
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Clare Stone said...

I just finished reading Spelled yesterday and passed it on to Ann so I can assure you it's definitely funny and I recommend it. I am looking forward to Once Every Never because Bog Bodies is just great. Thanks for visiting and I hope you have a great week too :)

Kym Thorpe said...

I'm intrigued by Spelled - fantastic cover, and the Intro makes it sound like a fun read!

Here's my Teaser for this week: http://justasecondblog.blogspot.com/2015/08/teaser-tuesdays-august-18-2015.html

Ann Stone said...

I only just started reading Spelled today and am not very far into it but so far I am enjoying it.

Laura Thomas said...

Both made me snicker! And both sound like fun reads!

Here's my TT - http://fuonlyknew.com/2015/08/18/teaser-tuesdays-126-ghosts-among-men/

Clare Stone said...

Love your teaser! And I am really enjoying funny books at the moment - I read a lot of tragic books earlier this month so I think its a relief to laugh at one! Thanks for visiting!

Kathy Martin said...

Both books sound interesting. My teaser this week comes from Magic Shifts by Ilona Andrews. Happy reading!

Stormi Johnson said...

Those both sound like good reads. :)

Stormi
My teaser

Kay said...

I love both the quotes. 'Bog bodies' indeed. Love the slippers on the first cover. I need me some of those!!

Laurel-Rain Snow said...

These both look like fun....I love the shoes on the first cover. Thanks for sharing...and for visiting my blog.

Literary Feline said...

Spelled intrigues me. I love the cover and enjoyed the teasers shared. It sounds like something I might like.

The second teaser for Once Every Never had me laughing out loud. That's great. :-)

Clare Stone said...

Ooh I read the first book in that series but my local library didn't have the rest of the series! I may have to get back into it! Thanks for visiting

Clare Stone said...

The 'Bog Bodies' made me laugh when I read it so I thought it would be perfect as it was. And the shoes are just as awesome inside the book! I had major shoe envy all the way through. Thanks for visiting

Clare Stone said...

I definitely recommend Spelled. And I got my little brother to pick a page at random and point and that's what we got - which worked way better than I thought it would. Thanks for visiting

Clare Stone said...

Love the cover on your teaser! Thanks for visiting

Clare Stone said...

The shoes are in the book as well and the main character treks all over the place wearing them! For that if nothing else I admire her so much! Thanks for visiting

Vicki said...

These aren't my kind of books but I love the covers, and the teaser is hilarious!

Laura Thomas said...

Thanks! I enjoy a break from all those scary ones I read. LOL

Clare Stone said...

I'm glad you enjoyed the teaser even if the books aren't for you! Thanks for visiting!

Greg said...

I love the Smurf reference- that made me smile. :)

Clare Stone said...

It made me smile as well! I haven't got that far in the book yet but I'm hoping it will live up to the promise of the Smurf reference :) Thanks for visiting

Clare Stone said...

I am terrible at scary books! I'm so easily scared I need to have a dose of comedy with any scary book! I am such a wimp! :)

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

Hmmm, Juli, this one is new to me, but I'd need to read more as I'm not totally sold on the intro yet .

Nadene Reynolds said...

Not so sure about this one. Here is my TT
http://totallyaddictedtoreading.blogspot.com/2015/08/teaser-tuesday-23.html

Cleo @ Cleopatralovesbooks said...

I like the sound of both of these and intrigued by the 'bog bodies'

Clare Stone said...

The 'bog bodies' were indeed awesome. Or at least the story was! Thanks for visiting

Ann Stone said...

Thanks for visiting. I loved it maybe you should think about trying it. It is always good to try new things.

Ann Stone said...

Thank you for visiting our blog. You should think about trying it because you will never know if it is a book you will enjoy until you pick it up and read it.

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