Monday, September 23, 2013

Teaser Tuesdays/First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday - September 24th



Every Tuesday Diane at Bibliophile By the Sea hosts First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros, where we share the first paragraph or (a few) of a book we are reading or thinking about reading soon. Care to join us?



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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!


This week I'm reading...




Alex clutched the scrap of paper between cold fingers, checking the address for the third time.  Had he misunderstood?  He glanced around the upscale neighborhood and then focused on the redbrick two story, its wide front porch decorated with monstrous stone pillars.  The porch was cleared of snow and free from garbage.  Not a typical dwelling for one of his assignments.

Happy chattering, punctuated with giggles and shouts, drifted to him from the backyard.  Crunching through knee-deep snow, Alex rounded the edge of the home and viewed the target for the first time.  His gut twisted.  He'd known the target was a mother, but hadn't let himself dwell on that detail.



Would you continue reading?

24 comments:

  1. Target? Yikes!
    I think I would, I need to at least read the back!

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  2. I love this idea - I just played along!

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  3. Hmmm, makes me curious for more. Hope you like this one --enjoy

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  4. Doesn't sound like a great situation!

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  5. I'd keep reading. The first paragraph grabbed me. I hope you enjoy it.

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  6. How does blogging fit into this story? I'm definitely curious....and I'd keep reading.

    Here's MY TUESDAY MEMES POST

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  7. Great into. I'd keep reading--with a sense of trepidation. My Tuesday post: http://www.bookclublibrarian.com/2013/09/first-chapter-first-paragraph-32.html

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  8. I'm guessing all the victims are bloggers, but why target them? Interesting premise (looks nervously over my shoulder), ha. Thanks for sharing this title.

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  9. Someone targeting bloggers? And mothers? That certainly sounds intriguing. Hope you enjoy this one.

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  10. I'm definitely curious. I would have to read a bit further. I look forward to your review.

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  11. What an interesting opening paragraph! I would definitely keep reading. Why does he have a target? Who chooses his target? Now I want to read the book and find out the answers! This is my first time joining this meme. You can find my intro here

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  12. Target? That does not sound good... My teaser: Oliver Twist

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  13. Terrific intro! I'd read more, certainly!

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  14. I have this and can't wait to start reading it!

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  15. I have this and can't wait to start reading it!

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  16. Oh my gosh, this sounds creepy!

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  17. I'd keep reading even though my first thought was "Uh-oh". Hope it's a great read, Yvonne!

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  18. Uh oh, wonder what happens next.

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  19. That is a long descriptive passage about snow, the porch, etc. I don't know.

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