22 September 2009

Today's Read: Dreaming Anastasia by Joy Preble


When I went to the Chicago ballet with my best friend, Tess, I thought the most memorable part was going to be the dancing or maybe the music. But instead it's that tall boy with dark hair and blue eyes I remember. Why was he staring at me? And it wasn't a flirty kind of stare either, it was way too intense. That night I dream of a girl, and there is shooting, shouting, and blood.

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MizB at Should Be Reading hosts Teaser Tuesdays. Here's how it works: Grab your current read; let the book fall open to a random page; and share 2 “teaser” sentences from that page. For more teasers, click on through to MizB's blog.

[T]his time the dream changed. This time, she was doing the dreaming. And it was a dream she was struggling not to have. But let me say, she was spectacularly unsuccessful at stopping it. And so was I. (p. 17)
—From Dreaming Anastasia by Joy Preble



28 comments:

Kristen howe 9/22/09, 8:13 AM  

Sounds like a good teaser for that book. I always passed on that one from our reading egroups. Maybe I'll go back to it someday.

Alice Teh 9/22/09, 8:16 AM  

Great teaser! Why is that boy staring???

Margot at Joyfully Retired 9/22/09, 8:36 AM  

From your teasers I'm guessing the book is intense and rather mysterious.

Jennifer 9/22/09, 8:43 AM  

A great and mysterious tease! I have been wanting to read this book. Mine is here: http://rundpinne.blogspot.com/2009/09/to-be-king-teaser-tuesdays.html

gahome2mom 9/22/09, 8:45 AM  

Thanks for sharing.

Here is my TT:

http://gahome2mom.blogspot.com/2009/09/teaser-tuesday-think-no-evil-by-beiler.html

Lisa 9/22/09, 9:08 AM  

Typical. Go to see great art and get distracted by the cute boys. :) Good teaser!

http://aliveontheshelves.blogspot.com/2009/09/special-promotion-james-pattersons.html

ibeeeg 9/22/09, 9:22 AM  

Your teaser has hooked me in.
I have been wondering if I want to read this book. I am thinking that I will do so.

Here is my Teaser Tuesday

Julie P. 9/22/09, 9:48 AM  

I really enjoyed this book! I hope you do as well!

Amy 9/22/09, 10:19 AM  

You know, I wasn't interested in this book which I've seen in many many blogs and then I read your post today and now, Beth, I have another book to add to my list! Thanks! LOL I am so curious now to find out what's going on in this book! Thank you for a great post!

Zia 9/22/09, 10:39 AM  

I am really looking forward to reading this book. Nice teaser!

Andrea 9/22/09, 10:44 AM  

I'm going to have to check this book out. Great teaser!
Here's mine

Josette 9/22/09, 11:58 AM  

I'm totally fascinated by the Anastasia Romanov story. This is why I'd really like to read this book! :)

Lisa 9/22/09, 12:34 PM  

Great teaser! Sounds like a fascinating story. Hope you're enjoying it.

carolsnotebook 9/22/09, 1:20 PM  

Good teaser. It seems like it fits the books well, too.

Allison 9/22/09, 3:17 PM  

Your teaser is quite interesting! I am going to have to check this book out!

Here is mine, if you should be interested: http://www.wellreadreviews.com/blog/?p=979

Have a great day!

Nise' 9/22/09, 4:29 PM  

I am intrigued, I want to know why he was staring too.

Michelle 9/22/09, 4:31 PM  

I can't wait to hear what you think of this book. I just finished it last week and really enjoyed it. :)

Belle 9/22/09, 5:26 PM  

I hope you aren't tired of me saying all the time - I LOVE your "where am I" paragraphs! I'm looking forward to hearing what you think of the book, too.

Melody 9/22/09, 5:42 PM  

Great teaser! I can't wait to read this book! I look forward to your review soon! :)

Phyl 9/22/09, 7:05 PM  

Thanks for the teaser; it really makes the story sound interesting, and one to be read.

My own teaser is at Bookishgal.

Lisa 9/22/09, 9:28 PM  

another one in my tbr

here's mine

Veens 9/22/09, 9:53 PM  

The first one actually was intriguing.. and then the 2nd one ..was just wow!

Good one..

stacybuckeye 9/23/09, 12:17 AM  

These are both fantastic teasers! Look forward to reading what your think.

Nymeth 9/23/09, 3:58 AM  

Definitely a good teaser!

J.T. Oldfield 9/23/09, 8:02 PM  

Great teaser...though i didn't really realize it was a teaser at first. I was like, Beth, why are you checking out some dude in Chicago? Scandalous! LOL!

Dawn @ sheIsTooFondOfBooks 9/23/09, 9:47 PM  

LOL! I had the exact same thought as J. T. Oldfield - when did she go to the ballet (cuz with twitter, apparently I think I know *everything* you do)? and why is this guy looking at her? Does Mr. BFR know about this?

OK, I get it now ... good teasers and Where Am I Tuesday!

novelinsights 10/27/09, 12:30 PM  

Oh I love the sound of this!! Am fascinated by the Romanovs and this sounds like an interesting take.

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