Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Teaser Tuesday (40)

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly meme, hosted by MizB of Should be Reading. Just do the following:
Grab your current read
Open to a random page
Share two "teaser" sentences from somewhere on that page
DO NOT INCLUDE SPOILERS (make sure that what you share doesn't give too much away, so that you don't ruin the book for others)
Share the title and author so that other participants can add the book to their TBR list is they like your teasers!

I just started reading Jocelyn Davies' debut novel, A Beautiful Dark, on the weekend. I devoured the first half and can't wait to finish it. Here's my teaser this week:





I felt a sharp twist of pain as my ankle buckled and snapped beneath me, and I went down.
I'd gone from calculated control to being completely helpless in the blink of an eye.





To give you more context, Skye was skiing. I hope that gets you a bit more interested!

I'm loving this book! I started it on Sunday and read the whole way home from the cottage. It's a really quick read and the story is interesting. Definitely not the same as any other angel stories I've read. You can probably expect me to finish and review it soon!

Feel free to share your teasers. I'd love to see what you're reading!

9 comments:

Christine Rains said...

Oh, intense teaser! Thanks for sharing.

Ning said...

Wow great teaser. and beautiful cover too.

My TT

Ning

Lauren0025 said...

Awesome teaser! & thanks for the "help". I wasn't sure what I thought was going on, but my mind definitely didn't think skiing. (Haha).

Here's my TT :)

http://somereadingrequired.com/?p=180

Jessica G. said...

I've heard goo things about this book. And the cover is gorgeous!
Here's mine: http://duckduckcow.blogspot.com/2012/01/teaser-tuesday-life-of-pi.html

kaye said...

oh, I can relate to that . . . kaye—the road goes ever ever on

Leah @ So Says the Whale said...

lol, yep. I've never gone skiing before, but that definitely sounds like what would happen to me.

My TT

Alice Audrey said...

Yikes!

Great teaser. Please check out my teaser.

Book Loving Mommy said...

This was such a great book! I hope you love it as much as I did! It was awesome :)

Thanks for stopping by my TT!

Kelly said...

Ouch! Sounds like that hurt! Great teaser!

Thanks for stopping by Radiant Shadows

Kelly

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