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Teaser Tuesdays: Water for Elephants

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Title: Water for Elephants
Author: Sara Gruen
Details: PDF, 191 pages
Genre: Historical Fiction

She takes my forearm in her hands and moves it to catch the sunlight coming in through the slats. "It looks new.It's going to be a heck of a bruise. Does this hurt?" She takes the back of my arm in one hand and runs the other over the blue patch that's spreading beneath my skin. Her palm is cool and smooth, and leaves my hair standing on end.

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Teaser Tuesdays' Rules

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 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!

17 comments:

TheBookishSnob said...

Interesting teaser. Hope you enjoy your book and thanks for sharing :)

Here's my Tuesday Teaser

BlackEyedDog said...

Always wanted to read this...I love the cover^^

here's my teaser: http://semicrazed.blogspot.com/2010/09/teaser-and-bh-tuesday.html

xoxo

Cass (Words on Paper) said...

Nice teaser! ...Are you reading this one on computer? Brave soul. My eyes can't stand it, so I stick to print books.

My TT this week is STORK by Wendy Delsol, a YA for release 12th October. :)

Marg said...

I loved this book when I read it a few years ago!

Thanks for visiting my teaser from Mockingjay!

Alayne said...

Nice teaser. I haven't read this one yet. My teaser is at The Crowded Leaf.

Bev Hankins said...

Now I want to know how s/he got the bruise....

Here's mine: http://myreadersblock.blogspot.com/2010/09/teaser-tuesday.html

Natalie W said...

I LOVED this book! Nice teaser.
Natalie :0)
Here's mine:
http://www.thebookinn.net/2010/09/teaser-tuesday.html

Lori said...

I never heard of this book, but the cover is quite nice.I hope that you enjoy your book. Check out my Tuesday Teaser.

E.J. Stevens said...

I have heard some wonderful things about this book. Great teaser! My TT from City of Ashes is here.
xx,
E.J.
From the Shadows

The Golden Eagle said...

I've heard of this book, but never read it! It sounds like a rather painful bruise--I wonder how it happened. Nice teaser!

My two sentences are from Morpheus Road: The Light by D.J. MacHale.

Julia Writer said...

This is an excellent book, one of my favorites! Enjoy!

My My teaser: The Girl who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

Sarah said...

I miss this book... its been a while since I read it, but your teaser brought back so much of it! Can't wait for the movie!

My teaser is at: http://sarahreadstoomuch.blogspot.com

Anne said...

This was adapted into a movie right? I'm putting this in my TBR list.

Thanks for dropping by my site. =)

Laurie London said...

Great teaser. My friend just finished it, loved it, and loaned it to me. I'll be reading it soon.

Here's my teaser from Speak. http://tinyurl.com/2v8xc54

Tiina said...

I'm yet to read this. I've heard many good things bouth the book, though & absolutely want to read it.

My teaser is here: http://abookblogofonesown.blogspot.com/2010/09/teaser-tuesday-2192010.html

Audra said...

Nice teaser! This has been on my TBR for a while -- I can't wait to see your review!

Barbara said...

nice one. it is a great book. I'm anxious to read her new one, Ape House.

here's mine!