Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Teaser Tuesday: In the Night Garden by Catherynne Valente

It's Tuesday! This means I have one week to finish my third year paper, or fail. NOOOOO.

I don't actually stop reading when I'm stressed though. I just find books that I can probably read in small dosages. I thought In the Night Garden would be the book, since it's about stories, but turns out it's stories within stories within the story. Kinda cool, but it's addictive. I'm bravely resisting though - got to write my essay, and I'm using this as a reward!

My teaser:

"The midwife placed me in my mother's arms, wide-eyed and wondering. She smiled at me, her face tired and white, full of sorrow, and died with her finger clutched in my tiny hand. "

What is your Teaser Tuesday?

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. 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!


  1. She remembered all that?

    Mine: https://storytreasury.wordpress.com/2015/10/26/teaser-tuesday-ancillary-mercy/

  2. No. Someone must have told her. Sounds a bit morbid. I was in a lighter mood when I picked my teaser from The Continental Op by Dashiell Hammett: http://wp.me/p4DMf0-Zp

  3. I've tried this author but couldn't get into her writing style. I'm glad you are enjoying the stories. My YA teaser this week features The Anatomical Shape of the Heart by Jenn Bennett. Happy reading!

  4. Interesting point of view. How did the baby know that about his mother? I'm curious.
    My Tuesday post features Shem Creek.

  5. Wow, spooky. Wasn't expecting that twist by the end of the sentence...
    One more to my TBR! :D


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