12 July 2011

Today's Read: Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion

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.

I am dead, but it's not so bad. I've learned to live with it. I'm sorry I can't properly introduce myself, but I don't have a name anymore. Hardly any of us do. We lose them like car keys, forget them like anniversaries. Mine might have started with an "R," but that's all I have now. It's funny because back when I was alive, I was always forgetting other people's names. My friend "M" says the irony of being a zombie is that everything is funny, but you can't smile because your lips have rotted off. (p. 3)
—From Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion (Simon & Schuster / Atria, 2011)

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TNBBC Super Mod 7/12/11, 6:38 AM  

Hey there! So lovely meeting you at BEA in May. I am happy to see that you are reading WARM BODIES. What are you thinking of it so far?

I really adored it, I mean, how can you NOT empathize with our undead little friend, right?!

Kathy Martin 7/12/11, 8:37 AM  

Great teaser. But I avoid zombie books, so I'll give this one a pass. My teasers are from Spell Bound by Kelley Armstrong and Haunting Violet by Alyxandra Harvey. Happy reading!

Beth Hoffman 7/12/11, 9:00 AM  

I love this teaser! LOL

Amy 7/12/11, 9:42 AM  

That's a great teaser!

jlshall 7/12/11, 10:01 AM  

Interesting teaser. I wouldn't have thought Zombie-hood would involve so much laughter.

Jennifer | Mrs Q Book Addict 7/12/11, 10:26 AM  

This is a great teaser! Looking forward to your review.

Jennifer G. 7/12/11, 10:29 AM  

This sounds interesting! Now following on Twitter :)


Zibilee 7/12/11, 10:33 AM  

Ok, the part about the lips falling off has cinched this for me. I will definitely be reading this at some point, and I am eager to see your review.

Audra 7/12/11, 10:55 AM  

Great teaser -- I'm not a zombie fan by any stretch but...this has me very interested!!

Zakiya LadyWings 7/12/11, 11:39 AM  

LOL!! Awesome teaser this week :D Here's mine: Teaser!

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Anonymous,  7/12/11, 12:04 PM  

Sounds intriguing, enjoy!

Martha@Hey, I want to read that 7/12/11, 12:56 PM  

I'm not a big zombie fan but my son is, I'll have to see if this would work for him.

Alpa@1 more page please 7/12/11, 1:27 PM  

i want to read this book. Hope you enjoy it :)

Dorte H 7/12/11, 2:12 PM  


I won´t be reading a zombie story, but I appreciate the tone of this one.

Veens 7/12/11, 3:03 PM  

I just cannot read a book with zombies! Am I weird?

bermudaonion 7/12/11, 3:51 PM  

Once I saw zombies, I thought this might not be for me.

Francesca 7/12/11, 3:57 PM  

I really like your teaser, I think it may be my favourite so far today. Thanks for sharing, I am definitely putting it on my TBR list!

My Teaser

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caite 7/12/11, 4:13 PM  

that is a very good teaser...

Bleuette 7/12/11, 5:42 PM  

Love the teaser! This sounds like a really good book! :) Here's Mine:

BookGeek 7/12/11, 9:55 PM  

Woah - awesome teaser.

Marg 7/13/11, 6:22 AM  

I read lots of different paranormals, but can't say I have read a lot of zombie novels.

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