Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

  • Grab your current read.
  • Open to a random page
  • Share at least two “teaser” sentences somwhere on that page.
  • Share the title & author so others can add the book to their TBR if they like the teasers.

The Summer Before Boys by Nora Raleigh Baskin

“Iraq, my goodness,” Pam said. “You must be so proud.”
I wasn’t proud. I wasn’t proud at all. I mean I was. I was proud. I was proud that my mom was in the army, that she was fighting for our country. That she was so brave. And had given up so much to help other people, to protect our country. But no one really understood. They thought they did. Proud sounds like a happy thing and I wasn’t happy that my mother was in Iraq.

pg. 24

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  1. I like the point of view of this teaser. Thank you for posting it.Mine is here: http://iousex.blogspot.com

  2. Great teaser, really interestinghttp://thegreatthegoodandthebad.blogspot.com/

  3. This has a sad ring to it. My teaser comes is from The Dashwood Sisters Tell All.

  4. Curious to know more…Happy Reading!

  5. I can understand that.Here is my teaser for this week.

  6. Great teaser. I have an egalley of this one which I hope to get to this week sometime.Sally.http://theelifylop.blogspot.com/2011/05/teaser-tuesday-17.html

  7. Great teaser,sounds like an interesting read.Here's mine:http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com

  8. I love your teaser! I am a fellow member of Chicks on Lit from goodreads stopping by to check out your blog! Love it!here is mine:XOXO Angela's Anxious LifeAngie

  9. Thanks for the teaser! I'm looking forward to reading this one, too.


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