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Teaser Tuesday (02.16.10)

February 15, 2010
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teasertuesdays31Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly event hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading. It’s easy enough to play along, just follow the Teaser Tuesdays link for rules.

Today’s teaser comes from The Five People You Meet In Heaven by Mitch Albom. I haven’t started this book yet, so here are the first few lines.

This is a story about a man named Eddie and it begins at the end, with Eddie dying in the sun. It might seem strange to start a story with an ending. But all endings are also beginnings. We just don’t know it at the time. (p. 1)

What are you teasing us with today?

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  1. February 15, 2010 11:14 pm

    ooooh good choice totally love it!!!
    I’m so looking into this book!!

    My Teaser Tuesday is Here

  2. February 15, 2010 11:15 pm

    I remember enjoying this book. I hope you do too :)

  3. February 15, 2010 11:29 pm

    Hmm…intriguing! I’ve never read this one.
    Here’s my teaser:
    http://theliterarystew.blogspot.com

  4. February 15, 2010 11:48 pm

    That is quite the beginning! Here is my teaser this week.

  5. February 16, 2010 12:27 am

    Nice one! I’ve often thought that myself…the end is the beginning…

    Here is mine: http://irishrosedkm.wordpress.com/2010/02/16/teaser-tuesday-book-of-a-thousand-days/

  6. February 16, 2010 12:29 am

    that’s a compelling way to start. I looked this one up but I couldn’t find much on it so will keep an eye out.

    here is mine

    http://livemorenow.wordpress.com/2010/02/16/teaser-tuesday-100216/

  7. Amy Steele permalink
    February 16, 2010 12:42 am

    I tried to read that book a while ago and couldn’t get into & look forward to your thoughts (maybe I’ll try again).
    Here’s my teaser:
    http://www.steeleonentertainment.com/2010/02/teaser-tuesdays_15.html

  8. February 16, 2010 1:17 am

    That is a great beginning. I have read that book but I didn’t enjoy it much. But everybody else I know that has read it has loved it – hopefully you will too.

  9. February 16, 2010 1:31 am

    I really like that – its a really clever way to start a book. I am totally interested in what the book is about just from that beginning bit. If I ever write a book I hope I have such a good beginning.

    Heres mine
    http://pageturnersbooks.blogspot.com/2010/02/teaser-tuesday-secret-river-by-kate.html

  10. February 16, 2010 1:39 am

    That’s a great quote and a great teaser! I enjoyed this book. Hope you do too. Have a terrific week!

  11. February 16, 2010 2:14 am

    I read this one quite a few years ago but remember really liking it.

    Here is mine.

  12. February 16, 2010 3:27 am

    It is a fantastic beginning to a nice easy read.

    I have shared two teasers this week!

  13. kaye permalink
    February 16, 2010 3:34 am

    That was a really good book and a quick easy read. Hope you are enjoying the book. Here’s my teaser

  14. justbookreading permalink
    February 16, 2010 4:03 am

    Good start. Certainly makes you want to read more.

  15. February 16, 2010 4:33 am

    Great teaser! Hope you enjoy.

  16. February 16, 2010 5:04 am

    I like books that start with the ending, hooks me right away. Heres mine

  17. February 16, 2010 5:06 am

    Kind of like reading the last page first : )

  18. February 16, 2010 5:08 am

    An excellent teaser, even though the book was not my favorite. I hope you enjoy it!

    My rather naughty teaser is here.

  19. February 16, 2010 5:25 am

    good teaser, read the book a while ago. Here’s mine from BRAVA, VALENTINE by Adriana Trigiani. plus I have 5 copies of BRAVA to give away!

    http://blog.readinggroupchoices.com/content/blog/barbara/10/february/teaser-tuesday-216-brava-valentine

  20. February 16, 2010 5:53 am

    Great teaser. Mine is at The Crowded Leaf.

  21. February 16, 2010 6:21 am

    Well, that certainly draws you in right from the start, doesn’t it? Great teaser. Here’s mine: http://wp.me/pGTLJ-5E

  22. February 16, 2010 6:50 am

    I am not sure why I now got The Beverly Hillbillies song in my head…but the teaser is interesting. Here’s Mine

  23. February 16, 2010 6:56 am

    I truly enjoyed that book and you chose a great teaser. Mine is here: http://www.rundpinne.com/2010/02/teaser-tuesdays-things-that-keep-us.html

  24. February 16, 2010 7:29 am

    That is an interesting beginning.
    Here is mine

  25. February 16, 2010 8:10 am

    I haven’t read any Mitch Albom books yet. I am planning to read Tuesdays With Morrie this year. Your teaser is very good and I hope you enjoy the book.

    Here is mine.

  26. February 16, 2010 8:19 am

    This was a great book, and “all endings are beginnings” is one of my favorite lines from it. WordTrix

  27. February 16, 2010 8:52 am

    That sounds like an interesting read!

  28. February 16, 2010 8:53 am

    That is a great quote from the book. I really liked The Five People You Meet in Heaven.

  29. sumanam permalink
    February 16, 2010 9:15 am

    wow, great one this week..

    Mine is here :http://sumanam.wordpress.com/

  30. February 16, 2010 11:16 am

    Hope you have a good reading week.
    Here is my teaser.

  31. February 16, 2010 11:21 am

    Great teaser & great opening sentences for a book!
    I’m already intrigued!

  32. February 16, 2010 11:58 am

    great beginning and great teaser. I like books that start like that. Kaye—the road goes ever ever on

  33. February 16, 2010 12:13 pm

    Really good teaser, it makes me want to read The Five Peeple you Meet in Heaven!

    My teaser can be found at: http://theserpentinelibrary.blogspot.com/2010/02/teaser-tuesday_16.html

  34. February 16, 2010 12:38 pm

    Great teaser! I’ve always wondered about this book, guess I’ll have to check it out. My teaser is up at Calico Contemplations.

  35. February 16, 2010 12:38 pm

    Ooh, I like it! Great teaser. :)

  36. February 16, 2010 3:05 pm

    Nice teaser! Looks like a good start to the book!

  37. February 16, 2010 3:46 pm

    What a great first line!

  38. February 16, 2010 5:13 pm

    Very interesting teaser!!!

  39. February 16, 2010 6:29 pm

    I’d be interested to hear what you think about the book after you’ve finished it. It’s one of those books that I’ve been avoiding.

  40. February 17, 2010 4:24 pm

    Oooo good one!

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