Teaser Tuesdays

TEASER TUESDAYS asks you to:

  • Grab your current read.
  • Let the book fall open to a random page.
  • Share with us two (2) “teaser” sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.
  • You also need to share the title of the book that you’re getting your “teaser” from … that way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser you’ve given!
  • Please avoid spoilers!
I figure I will post a full paragraph (instead of two sentences) as my teaser today because it is just too good!

The rules of the Hunger Games are simple. In punishment for the uprising, each of the twelve districts must provide one girl and one boy, called tributes, to participate. The twenty-four tributes will be imprisoned in a vast outdoor arena that could hold anything from a burning desert to a frozen wasteland. Over a period of several weeks, the competitors must fight to the death. The last tribute standing wins.

(Pg 21, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins)
34 Responses

  1. Melody Says:

    Naida - Thanks! It IS intense!! :D And I'm enjoying reading it.

  2. JessicaLeigh Says:

    Wow! What a great teaser! I've never heard of this book, but I'm definitely going to have to pick it up! I can't wait to read your review!

  3. Anonymous Says:

    Well, I'm pretty sure I wouldn't want to be a tribute!

  4. Ladytink_534 Says:

    I haven't seen this cover for it yet. This isn't in my immediate need to read pile but I have a feeling it will be before too much longer! Great teaser, it would go great in a review :)

  5. Kim Says:

    Wow! That is some teaser and I agree, very intense!

  6. Anonymous Says:

    I have been wanting to read this book but it's not available here. I feed bad everytime i see the cover or even read the name :)

    Hope you are liking it.

  7. Melody Says:

    Jessica - I found this book when I was browsing at the bookstore and I knew I just have to pick up this book after reading the blurb! It sounds so exciting! :D

    Stacy - I wouldn't want to be one too! ;)

    Jen - There's another cover for this but I'd prefer this over the other one. I can't wait to finish it!! :)

    Kim - Yes! It's keeping me on the edge! LOL.

    Violet - I'm sorry to hear this book isn't available for you. There're actually two versions for this book - US and UK. Mine is a UK version. I hope you'll be able to find this book soon!

  8. Sandy Nawrot Says:

    My rep for Scholastic, who helps me with my book fair, just gave this to me in audio book. I have to get through my monstrosity of "Voyager" (Outlander Series) audio, then will listen. I can't wait to read your review!

  9. Debi Says:

    Oooh, gotta admit that I'm a wee bit jealous that you're reading this one. It's one of those I have on my "NOW. I WANT TO READ THIS NOW!" pile. Hope you're enjoying it, Melody!

  10. Kaye Says:

    Wow, that is a bit scary.
    Here is my teaser

  11. This sounds good!!! I like the new look.


  12. NOT a game I'd want to play!

    My teaser is up.

  13. Beth F Says:

    Great teaser. I haven't been sure about reading the book, but the rules have made me curious.

  14. Lisa Says:

    That's quite a teaser!

    My teaser is here.

  15. ibeeeg Says:

    That is good teaser.
    Hunger Games is on TBR list but I must move it up to my nightstand.

  16. Nise' Says:

    Sounds like gladiators of the future!

  17. kayerj Says:

    sounds . . . weird!

  18. Wow, that sounds quite intense.

  19. Alice Says:

    Intense... I wouldn't want to be in their positions!

  20. Darlene Says:

    Ooooh, that is some teaser.

  21. Wendi Says:

    Great teaser ~ That is harsh!!

    Here's my Teaser from The Ten Year Nap! ~ Wendi

  22. Andrea Says:

    What a great teaser! This book has been on my WL and I can't wait to get my hands on a copy!

  23. Unknown Says:

    Great teaser! I have to read this book SOON! :} And then I'll be all ready for the movie!

  24. Ana S. Says:

    That IS good! I've heard great things about this book.

  25. Bellezza Says:

    I've seen this on quite a few blogs. It reminds me of a book I read to my class once (I think it was called Among the Hidden). Sounds suspenseful!

  26. Erica Says:

    Very interesting! I love the look of your blog!

  27. Debbie Says:

    yep, 2 sentences wouldn't have been so good.
    sounds interesting!

  28. Melody Says:

    Thanks, everyone! I'm glad you liked the teaser! I can't wait to finish the book soon! :)

  29. Julia Says:

    This must be the wonderful, exciting and intese book you were telling me about! I hope that it leave you a good feeling once you finish and close the book :)

    Great teaser!

  30. Anonymous Says:

    Fantastic teaser...and timely, since I've been seeing this book mentioned on Twitter.

    Love the new look, by the way...I need to stop by more often! :-D

  31. Ooo! I really want to read this one now. Great teaser!

  32. Melody Says:

    Julia - I hope you'll read the book soon! It's so exciting! Oh, the intense! :D

    Jill - I know this book has been going around the blogosphere and there're lots of good reviews on it.

    I'm glad you like my new template. :)

    Wendy - I hope you'll enjoy this if you get to it. :)

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