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Teaser Tuesday: Mating Rituals of the North American WASP ~ Lauren Lipton

December 7, 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!


Not a chance, Luke thought, suddenly lighter than air despite his troubles. ‘Will do,’ he said, and went to get the kerosene.

p. 32 Mating Rituals of the North American WASP by Lauren Lipton

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12 Comments leave one →
  1. December 7, 2010 8:11 am

    Uh-oh … what does he intend to do with the kerosene ? 🙂

  2. Marg permalink
    December 7, 2010 8:32 am

    I presume WASP in this case is an acronym and not an insect!

    My teaser is here

  3. December 7, 2010 9:33 am

    I read that last year and thought it was a lot of fun!

  4. December 7, 2010 10:21 am

    THings look like they’re about to heat up LOL Great teaser! Here’s my teaser

  5. December 7, 2010 10:30 am

    That’s one cliff-hanger of a teaser!

    Here’s mine: http://mywordlyobsessions.wordpress.com

  6. December 7, 2010 4:08 pm

    Here is my teaser from Witchgrass: A Pipe Dream by Dave Wilkinson (Page 1):

    Most gardeners hate witchgrass. Of all weeds it is one of the most persistent and adaptable. Any small piece of rhizome left in the soil can become an aggressive plant ready to take over the plot. Witchgrass is hard to pull. Roots are deep, and break off easily. Any part left in the ground will grow again. Farmers say the species isn’t even good as hay, not as good as timothy or alfalfa. Some call it quickgrass.

    Early New England colonists blamed evil people for this garden invader. In the seventeenth century villagers would speak this way:

    “The surly woman living alone on her dead husband’s estate. She goes into the woods and consorts with the Devil. Signs his book. Fornicates with him. Eats mushrooms. She and the Devil send witchgrass to harass the virtuous and the Godly. Let us hang this witch and seize her rich farm.”

  7. December 7, 2010 5:30 pm

    Now that’s a teaser!

  8. December 7, 2010 6:49 pm

    oh, fun 🙂 great teaser.

  9. December 7, 2010 7:01 pm

    kerosene… Mating Rituals… now you have me completely stumped. What is this one about???

  10. December 7, 2010 8:57 pm

    I hope that you are enjoying your book. Check out My Teaser for Tuesday.

  11. December 8, 2010 5:16 pm

    Wow that is a great teaser. I haven’t heard of this book but I LOVE the title!

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