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Teaser Tuesday: An Abundance of Katherines ~ John Green

August 24, 2009


  • Grab your current read.
  • Let the book fall open to a random page.
  • Share with us two (2) “teaser” sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.
  • You also need to share the title of the book that you’re getting your “teaser” from … that way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser you’ve given!
  • Please avoid spoilers!

    “‘Your sitzpinkling disgusts me,’ Hassan said, but he gave the Hearse some extra gas and shot past the exit.” An Abundance of Katherines by John Green p.25

19 Comments leave one →
  1. August 25, 2009 8:13 am

    I have been told that I really should read this author. One day!

  2. August 25, 2009 9:59 am

    I guess I need to know what sitzpinkling means.

  3. August 25, 2009 10:01 am

    I definitely own this book, but I haven’t picked it up yet. I read “Paper Towns” and loved it! I hope that you are enjoying your read so far.

  4. August 25, 2009 10:07 am

    Heh. I loved this book very much when I read it. I can picture exactly that moment, too. I hope you enjoy the rest of it!

  5. August 25, 2009 10:35 am

    I hope you are enjoying it. I wasn’t a big fan. Great teaser though!
    Here’s mine.

  6. August 25, 2009 10:49 am

    I’m looking forward to your review. I haven’t decided if I want to read this yet or not. . .

  7. August 25, 2009 11:08 am

    Well that certainly makes you wonder! Good choice for a teaser!

    My teasers are here.

  8. August 25, 2009 11:14 am

    I wonder what’s sitzpinkling is… 🙂

  9. August 25, 2009 12:34 pm

    I think the footnote about “sitzpinkling” is critical to understanding this tease (as were most of the footnotes Green put throughout). A good book and a good tease… thanks for posting!

    • iwriteinbooks permalink*
      August 25, 2009 4:03 pm

      Hahaha I know and I had it in there but it’s almost funnier without it. I felt like I was over explaining myself if I went back to the page where it explains which was like on page 3. 🙂

  10. stacybuckeye permalink
    August 25, 2009 1:25 pm

    I’ve seen good things about this one. Hope you’re enjoying it.

  11. August 25, 2009 2:27 pm

    This book is on my wish list!

    Teaser Tuesdays: Faces In The Fire by T L Hines

  12. August 25, 2009 2:34 pm

    Yet another book to add to my tbr list! You can find my teaser here.

  13. cjz111 permalink
    August 25, 2009 3:12 pm

    Okay, have to know what sitzpinkling is so I don’t make a mistake and do it someday. My teaser is at

  14. August 25, 2009 9:46 pm

    Sitzpinkling? I keep hearing good things about John Green, so guess I’m going to have to go get some of his books and catch up! Thanks for the great teaser! 🙂

  15. August 25, 2009 10:31 pm

    What an awesome teaser, I have Paper Towns on my bookshelf unread, should pick it up soon!
    Thanks for sharing!

  16. August 25, 2009 10:55 pm

    What the heck is a sitzpinkling?

    Great teaser!

  17. August 26, 2009 12:17 am

    Love John Green, have yet to get to this one!

  18. August 26, 2009 2:08 am

    Great teaser. I have no idea what that word means, but the fact that someone is driving a hearse (and missing an exit?!) makes me smile. Good choice!

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