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Teaser Tuesday: American Wife ~ Curtis Sittenfeld

July 18, 2011

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
 (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!

In a tone of feigned lightheartedness, I said, ‘I fully expect you to get it out of him on the ride home and report back to me!’ I expected no such thing.

‘All very cloak-and-dagger, isn’t it?’ Harold shook his head. ‘Let us know if there’s anything we can do.’

p. 324 American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld

22 Comments leave one →
  1. July 18, 2011 11:01 am

    I’d really like to read that book!

  2. July 18, 2011 11:38 am

    I loved this book when I read it a few years ago. I hope that you like it too!

  3. July 18, 2011 3:05 pm

    I’ve heard great things about Sittenfeld’s novels — I need to read her someday!

  4. July 19, 2011 4:34 am


    what a great teaser!

    have a great day!
    Kyanara from Laced Little Muffin’s Reading Corner

  5. July 19, 2011 5:06 am

    Great teasMy teaser comes from a mystery set in!

  6. July 19, 2011 5:16 am

    An interesting teaser!

    My TT,

    Have a nice week.

  7. July 19, 2011 11:43 am

    I thoroughly enjoyed this book! Great teaser…hope you’re loving it, too.

    Here’s MY TT POST

  8. July 19, 2011 1:27 pm

    Great teaser, enjoy the rest of the book! Thanks for stopping by my blog.

    Bookgirl @ My Book Addiction

  9. July 19, 2011 1:55 pm

    Your teaser was very interesting! Here is mine

  10. July 19, 2011 3:36 pm

    Very cloak and dagger! Great teaser.

  11. July 19, 2011 3:47 pm

    Sounds like a book I’d like. I’ll have to check it out and see! Beautiful cover!

  12. July 19, 2011 4:00 pm

    Looks like everyone who has read this book, liked it, I guess that means another book to add to my ever expanding TBR list.

  13. July 19, 2011 5:32 pm

    Interesting tease! Get what out of him?

    Here’s mine:

  14. July 19, 2011 5:54 pm

    Good teaser. The speaker obviously doesn’t expect success. I wonder why? Thanks for stopping by.

  15. July 19, 2011 7:11 pm

    the speaker is sending him on a fool’s errand on purpose. Why? Good teaser.


  16. T.F.Walsh permalink
    July 19, 2011 8:25 pm

    Very intriguing… like it.

  17. July 19, 2011 9:31 pm

    Funny teaser! What kind of things does she expect to be reported ? 🙂

  18. Veens permalink
    July 19, 2011 10:56 pm

    I hope you are enjoying it 🙂 Sounds intriguing to me.

  19. July 20, 2011 12:24 am

    Great teaser, and love the cover too! Thanks for sharing

  20. July 20, 2011 3:58 am

    Thanks for visiting mine. I like cloak and dagger 🙂

  21. July 21, 2011 9:11 pm

    Interesting teaser.

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