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Monday, 12 August 2013

Tuesday Book Teasers 13.8.13

Featuring a new meme discovered at Nise's blog,
Under the Boardwalk, while hopping our It's Monday posts..
Diane at Bibliophile By the Sea says -
"Every Tuesday I host First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros, where I share the first paragraph or (a few) of a book I am reading or thinking about reading soon. Care to join us? "
Thank you , Diane, thinking I will ...
Here's one book that's on my Austen in August 
to be read stack.
"EMMA WOODHOUSE, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence;
and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world with very little to distress or vex her."
EMMA by Jane Austen 
Illustrations by Hugh Thomson
Wishing for some time [hopefully?] soon to spend in this story...
What do you think?
Plus -
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 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!
Soooo -  I thought I would tease you with ...

"Well, sir, if things are real, they're there all the time."
"Are they?" said the Professor; and Peter did not know quite
what to say."
CS Lewis author
If you have a copy and would like to join us in reading this book,
author Jessica Grey is doing a read a long starting Aug 12th.
Link is in sidebar or click her name above.
Now it's your turn...
Share your Tuesday Teasers at Miz B's !
HapPy Reading!


Shared at Adam's Austen in August Challenge


Cipriano said...

Ahhh, I would read both of these books, for sure.
And the second one, the Narnia book, I have already read more than once, and would gladly read it again!
This is a great "meme" idea, I think I will join in tomorrow and post the first paragraph of my upcoming book-to-be-read -- but for now, I must get back to bed. What am I doing, blog-surfing at this ridiculous hour when I have to work in the morning?

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

Lion, Witch, and Wardrobe....Now that's an intriguing bit! Love paradox!

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

I haven't read Emma,(shame on me) and I like the intro so I would keep reading. I like that cover as well. Thanks for joining us this week - I appreciate it.

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

I have yet to read Emma...others by this author, yes. This one sounds good.

I have seen the movie, however.

Thanks for sharing....and I like the teaser as well.


Mystica said...

Have read Emma more than once! loved it. My first time on this meme and now looking at all the intros.

Catherine Healey said...

Austen in August...what a lovely idea!

Here's my Tuesday post:

Nise' said...

Both are wonderful books. Glad you joined in today!

fredamans said...

I love both snippets, they are both fantastic books!

iris said...

en ce moment je lis
Charlotte Brontë " Sherley "
que je ne connaissais pas
je vais aller voir
" hiver en pleine saison "
cela me semble intéressant
mais j'ai toujours un livre ouvert de
à bientôt
edith iris) France

Eclecticity said...

The Lion, Witch, and Wardrobe and Chronicles of Narnia bring back pleasant memories for me, I used to love reading them to our daughter at bedtime many years ago. I enjoy visiting you blog and invite you to visit and comment on my new blog at: Eclecticity


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