Teaser Tuesday is sponsored by MizB at Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Grab a book you are reading, open to a random page and pull two sentences. Post the book title, author, and page number. No spoilers, please.
Each Quirky Girl has her own favorites when it comes to reading. Here we share what we’re looking at right now. I hope we succeed in teasing you.
David had spotted the green-eyed monster lurking in Michal’s eyes when she mentioned the slave girls, and he used her jealousy as a sharp knife, severing their relationship for good. As one writer put it, “he cut her from his heart.”
Bad Girls of the Bible by Liz Curtis Higgs, page 193 of Nook edition
In the space between yes and no, there’s a lifetime. It’s the difference between the path you walk and the one you leave behind; it’s the gap between who you thought you could be and who you really are; its the legroom for the lies you’ll tell yourself in the future.”
Change of Heart by Jodi Picoult (Listening to it on audio)
“But the mere thought of that other woman, who could take a man up and toss him aside as she willed, without having to regard him as a possible factor in her plans, filled Lily Bart with envy. She had been bored all afternoon by Percy Gryce – the mere thought seemed to waken an echo of his droning voice – but she could not ignore him on the morrow, must be ready with fresh compliances and adaptabilities, and all on the bare chance that he might ultimately decide to do her the honour of boring her for life.”
The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton, page 25
Mr. Hercule Poirot –You fancy yourself, don’t you, at solving mysteries that are too difficult for our poor thick-headed British police? Let us see, Mr. Clever Poirot, just how clever you can be. Perhaps you’ll find this nut too hard to crack. Look out for Andover on the 21st of this month. Yours, etc., A.B.C.
The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie, page 15
“That’s all it took: a split second. I felt a lot of pressure and a couple of lightning-fast tugs. I couldn’t make out any of the details, but I knew that the huge jaws of a fifteen-foot tiger shark covered the top of my board and my left arm.”
Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board by Bethany Hamilton with Sherry Berk and Rick Bundschuh, Location 110 Kindle edition
Okay, consider yourself teased. What are you reading these days?