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  1. Teaser Tuesdays

    Tuesday, May 25, 2010



    Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish 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 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!
    The Leviathan's body was made from the life threads of a whale, but a hundred of species were tangled into its design, countless creatures, fitting together like the gears of a stopwatch. Flocks of fabricated birds swarmed around it - scouts, fighters, and predators to gather food. Deryn saw message lizards and other beasties scampering across its skin.

    From pages 70 to 71 of Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld.

    This description is accompanied by one of Keith Thompson's fantastic illustrations, showing the Leviathan in marvellous detail.

    Terra
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  2. 14 comments:

    1. Christina T said...

      Very descriptive! I have heard good things about this one. I hope you are enjoying Leviathan.

    2. Ooh, I can completely visualize it now!

      Here's mine:

      http://rainysnowday.wordpress.com/2010/05/25/teaser-tuesdays-13/

    3. E.J. Stevens said...

      Oooh, I can't wait to read this one. Great teaser!

      My teaser is here.

      Happy reading. :)

      xx,
      E.J.

    4. Alayne said...

      Oooh so intriguing! I want to read this one. My teaser is at The Crowded Leaf.

    5. Jan von Harz said...

      I love the description, and hope to read this one soon. Great teaser.

    6. Jennifer said...

      Intriguing and vivid description. This is one I have been wanting to read. My teaser: http://www.rundpinne.com/2010/05/teaser-tuesdays-welcome-to-harmony.html

    7. Lisa said...

      Thanks sounds fascinating! What a description! That's a great teaser.

      My teaser is here.

    8. Great teaser! Feel free to check by my blog and see my teaser for Beautiful Creatures. You can also check out the widget in the side bar for an Amazon link to Beautiful Darkness the sequel!

      http://emmamichaels.blogspot.com/2010/05/teaser-tuesday_25.html

      Sincerely,
      Emma Michaels

    9. I'm starting to get really curious about this book. I've seen it mentioned quite a few times, and the cover is fascinating.

    10. Kind of creepy creature, huh?

    11. Audrey said...

      Don't usually read this type of book, but that's a good teaser!
      HERE is my teaser for this week!

    12. Beverly said...

      I have been trying to find time to read this one! Stop by The Wormhole and check out my teaser for Morpheus Road: The Light by D.J. MacHale!

    13. This sounds like an interesting read. I love how these animals all fit together here. Great Teaser! I think I need this book. :)

      If you would like to stop by I did a teaser too.
      http://melissa-melsworld.blogspot.com/2010/05/teaser-tuesday-28.html

    14. pussreboots said...

      That book's on my wishlist. I'm reading Receive Me Falling.

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