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.
  • 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 knew that bridge was a card game, but that was about it. It seemed dull and old-fashioned. Maybe, at one time, bridge might have been some people's idea of fun, but that was before computers and video games.

(Pg 17, The Cardturner by Louis Sachar)

34 Responses
  1. bermudaonion Says:

    Ooh, I bet that's a good one! I love the cover.

  2. Julia Says:

    Is this is a guide to playing card game or actual story behind a character talking about life in playing card game?

  3. Melody Says:

    Kathy - I'm enjoying the book so far. And yes, the cover is awesome, isn't it?

    Julia - It's a story, but then the author also did describe the game in details in some parts, which I appreciate since I know nothing about the game.

  4. Your teaser fits nicely with the book title. Here's mine:

  5. Unknown Says:

    They certainly seem to enjoy it a lot when reading historical romances. LOL.

    Mine's from Devil May Cry.

  6. Cara Says:

    Oooh, I haven't seen this cover before. I like it much better than the one I've seen!

    My teaser is over here :)

  7. Alice Audrey Says:

    I kind of go along with that opinion. I'm not a Bridge player.

    Mine is here

  8. Ana S. Says:

    Good teaser, and ever better cover!

  9. I have never played Bridge before - sounds like this book might appeal to my mathsy streak though...

    Here's my teaser this week from The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie.

  10. Anonymous Says:

    Louis Sachar's Holes was amazing, but I've not read this one - must hunt it down in the library!

    My teaser:

  11. Marg Says:

    I don't think I have ever played bridge!

    My teaser is here

  12. Unknown Says:

    The cover just makes me want to read this - that and the fact I love any type of card game! My teaser is here

  13. Jenny Q Says:

    I know bridge was my Grandmother's idea of fun. She was part of a group that played and did lunch every week. I'd not heard of this book before. Here's my teaser from The Duke of Shadows.

  14. Beth F Says:

    I am laughing! We used to play bridge in college.

  15. Interesting teaser; haven't heard of this one. enjoy

  16. Darlyn Says:

    good one! But I really love the cover ;p

  17. Kristin Says:

    My husband's grandmother plays bridge once a week and she is always trying to explain it to us...might have to check out this book!

    Here's my teaser.

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  19. This one does sound intriguing...

    Here's my TT:

  20. Alayne Says:

    Great teaser. Definitely makes me think there's going to be something exciting happening with a bridge game! My teaser is at The Crowded Leaf.

  21. HAHA I like it! Seems like books could be placed in the same category - unfortunately.

  22. Deepali Says:

    Wow, thats a nice teaser :) Is the book good?
    My teaser, and also my first contest is at

    See the contest and enter to win!

  23. Unknown Says:

    Great teaser and love the cover! This is a new one for me as I've never heard of this book...TBR time!

    This teaser sent me back many years too because there wasa time when I played Bridge quite a bit! Boy was it fun when you played with the right people...a couple of bottles of win added to the fun, too!

    Thanks, Melody!

  24. Jennifer Says:

    That is about all I know of it as well. Good teaser. My TT:

  25. Sherrie Says:

    This sounds interesting. Love the cover. Have a great day!

    Food for Thought

  26. Iliana Says:

    Very cool cover for the book. Are you reading this one now? Can't wait to hear more about it!

  27. pussreboots Says:

    Must add it to my wishlist!

    Mine's from Devil to Pay, a book I wrote.

  28. Barbara Says:

    new to me. must look it up!

    Here's mine! Comment and enter the GIVEAWAY of the ARC.

  29. Melissa Says:

    I have that one sitting on my nightstand, but it's got a different cover. I have to say I like that one much, much better. :-D

  30. Wanda Says:

    That teaser pretty much sums up by feelings about bridge.

  31. Darlene Says:

    Interesting teaser and what a great cover.

  32. Ladytink_534 Says:

    I think I know three card games total but I don't like to play. My husband and his family has tried to teach me poker a few times but it never clicked.

    Here's mine

  33. The Bookworm Says:

    great teaser, I dont play cards at all. I just never liked it.

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