08 September 2009

This Week in Print: The Dust of 100 Dogs by A. S. King

I should be happy now that I've survived the curse. After 100 lives as a dog it's great to be a human again. But in 20th-century America, a 16-year-old girl just doesn't have the same freedoms as I had back in the late 1600s. Well, the good news is that I am great at history; the bad news is that pirate isn't the profession my parents have in mind for me. If only I could get a plane ticket and a shovel, I'd be able to dig up my treasure and be free.

For more Where Are You? answers, visit Raidergirl3 at An Adventure in Reading.

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, somewhere between lines 7 and 12. For more teasers, click on through to MizB's blog.

A puppy can walk and wander and whine from the minute they leave the amniotic sac. There is a freedom in that, which I learned to appreciate during those first years as a human again. Lying on my back for hours in a crib, wearing a diaper, and drooling made me feel like an idiot. (p. 8)

—From The Dust of 100 Dogs by A. S. King


jlshall 9/8/09, 7:40 AM  

Yes, a baby's life has its problems. And think about all that milk they have to drink! Yuck! Sounds like an interesting book. And I love that cover! Good teaser.

Ana S. 9/8/09, 8:47 AM  

I've heard some great things about this book - and that's a great teaser.

Andrea 9/8/09, 9:47 AM  

The Dust of 100 Dogs is one of my favorite books this year. I hope you are enjoying it. Great teaser
Here's mine

Lisa 9/8/09, 9:53 AM  

Finally a teaser from this book! I found it interesting!

here's mine

Julie P. 9/8/09, 9:54 AM  

My friends at Aaron's books recommended this one! I need to get it.

Sherrie 9/8/09, 9:58 AM  

Hi Beth,
Sounds like an interesting book! I'll have to go and check this one out. Mine is posted at my place, Just Books. Have a great day!!


Unknown 9/8/09, 10:13 AM  

Wonderful teaser, as always. Thanks for sharing!

Here's mine.

serendipity_viv 9/8/09, 10:40 AM  

I loved what I read. It sounds like a book I would love. Another one to add to my list.

Sandy Nawrot 9/8/09, 10:53 AM  

I am loving the cover, the title and the teaser. Some days I wish I could just walk and wander and whine!

Susan 9/8/09, 11:15 AM  

Interesting... I've never heard of this one before. Great teaser this week :) Here's my teaser.

Literary Feline 9/8/09, 12:08 PM  

This sounds like a fun book! I look forward to reading what you think of it when you are done.

Dawn @ sheIsTooFondOfBooks 9/8/09, 12:23 PM  

I was in the dark about this 'just out' book until your post. Sounds like a very interesting premise. I really liked your perspective in the "where are you" blurb.

Louise 9/8/09, 12:52 PM  

That is really a great teaser I think. I am tempted to put this on my wish list, now that I am out there looking for books to buy, buy, buy (I recently cleaned out a ton of books, so I feel like it is totally okay to get some new ones to fill the empty spaces on the shelves ;o)

ibeeeg 9/8/09, 1:35 PM  

What a fantastic teaser! I have heard of this book before and I now know I want to read it. Thanks.

Here is my Teaser Tuesday

Phyl 9/8/09, 1:59 PM  

This sounds like an absolutely delightful book! I love the premise. I think I'm definitely going to have to go find this book, from the sound of it. Great choice!

My own teaser is at Bookishgal.

Cecelia 9/8/09, 2:11 PM  

Hmmm...I've heard conflicting things about this book. Some have said it's amazing, others not so much. Your teaser is definitely great, though!

Here's mine.

Wendi 9/8/09, 3:24 PM  

:) interesting teaser Beth!! And boy does that cover grab my attention.

Here's my Teaser! ~ Wendi

Nise' 9/8/09, 6:20 PM  

I am definitely teased!

Melody 9/8/09, 7:35 PM  

That's a great teaser! I look forward to your review. BTW, I love the cover!

Christina 9/8/09, 8:10 PM  

Oh, wow. Never heard of the book. I like the Where are you blurb. I might start participating in that meme.

The Bumbles 9/8/09, 9:21 PM  

Oh that really is too funny - is the whole book that clever?

Speaking of clever - I saw your blog nominated on BBAW and was thrilled for you!

And Albert arrived today safe and sound - thank you very much ;0)

Catherine @ The Blonde Diaries 9/8/09, 9:31 PM  

Wow! What an interesting book. I think it would be quite the interesting read. I'll have to add it to my TBR list and look into it more.

Here's my teaser.

Rebecca Johnson 9/9/09, 7:11 AM  

What a great teaser!

Are you enjoying it? It looks like a great book.

Margot at Joyfully Retired 9/9/09, 8:19 AM  

Your quote is so funny. Here's hoping the rest of the book is this good.

Lisa 9/9/09, 1:23 PM  

That is definitely going on my TBR list! Good teaser.

My teaser is here - it's a scary one!

Veens 9/10/09, 6:57 AM  

That's actually quite interesting!

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