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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Teaser Tuesday: Enchanted No More by Robin D. Owens

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 "teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page

Enchanted No More (Luna Books)"About this Dark one--"
Hartha appeared, shook her finger at Aric's nose, rumbled something in her own language, gestured to Jenni.
Aric nodded. "The browniefem's right, such talk will definitely upset your digestion."
~17% (Kindle)


Melissa (i swim for oceans) said...

This is a really interesting teaser - I like the language! :)

Julie said...

I like faerie folk! Great teaser!

Lisa-Marie Jordan said...

This sounds really interesting - I love faeries!

fredamans said...

Odd. That's my lasting impression from that teaser.

Golden Eagle said...

Wonder what they were talking about! Great teaser. :)

Tribute Books Mama said...

Here is my teaser from Nature's Secret Messages: Hidden in Plain Sight by Elaine Wilkes (Page 3):

"We lie in the lap of immense intelligence." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Stop. Look. Listen. My kindergarten teacher taught me that. I remember carefully lining up the tips of my patent-leather shoes exactly at the edge of the curb and stopping–then carefully looking to my right and left, quiet and aware, listening for any clues. Feeling that it was safe to proceed, I'd grasp my classmate's hand, jump off the curb, and happily venture into unknown territories on the other side of the street.

Now I barely glance from side to side as I hurry on my way.

What happened? Where did that wide-open feeling of awareness go? In the rush of adulthood, it seems to vanish, but what would happen if we simply stopped, looked and listened…even as busy adults?

As a learning addict, I've hunted for insights through countless books, seminars, experts, masters and more. Eventually, I realized that my kindergarten teacher had it right from the beginning, long before I started my quest. Who knew that she was so profound?

Jenny said...

Ha! I like Aric:) And they all have such fun names too, I always find character names interesting, I'm weird like that. Great teaser!