Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Teaser Tuesday...In the Woods


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 tea


Here's Mine: I woke up because someone was screaming below my window.  I sat up hard, my heart banging against my ribs.  I had been dreaming, something tangled and feverish where Cassie and I were in a crowded bar and a guy in a tweed cap was yelling at her, and for a moment I thought it was her voice I had heard.  I was disoriented, it was dark, heavy late-night silence: and someone, a girl or a child, was screaming again and again outside.

In The Woods, Tana French (Ireland Challenge) I've only just opened this book, not really started yet, but the title reminds me of a joke I got yesterday hope you'll enjoy it too.
Daddy's car in the woods?

Little Johnny watched his daddy's car pass by the school playground and go into the woods. Curious, he followed the car and saw Daddy and Aunt Jane in a passionate embrace.

Little Johnny found this so exciting that he could hardly contain himself as he ran home and started to tell his mother.

'Mummy, I was at the playground and I saw Daddy's car go into the woods with Aunt Jane. I went back to look and he was
giving Aunt Jane a big kiss, and then he helped her take off her shirt. Then Aunt Jane helped Daddy take his pants off, then Aunt Jane...'

At this point Mummy cut him off and said, 'Johnny, this is such an interesting story, lets save the rest of it for supper time. I want to see the look on Daddy's face when you tell it tonight.'

At the dinner table that evening, Mummy asked little Johnny to tell his story Johnny started his story, 'I was at the playground and I saw Daddy's car go into the woods with Aunt Jane. I went back to look and he was giving Aunt Jane a big kiss, then he helped her take off her shirt.

Then Aunt Jane helped Daddy take his pants off, then Aunt Jane and Daddy started doing the same thing that Mummy and Uncle Bill used to do when Daddy was away on the oil rigs.'

Mummy fainted!
 Moral of the story: don't go into the woods today...

6 comments:

Book Dilettante said...

This is on my list to search for and read! Shre is one of the authors I really enjoy!

Nise' said...

Loved this one! Happy reading.

Parabolic Muse said...

You know what? I really want to do this. I just wish I were reading something.
I have two things packed to take on the trip. Let's see if I can do this from there.

Melissa Owens said...

Great teaser, I will have to check this one out! Here's my TT post!

carol said...

Too funny. And I loved the book In the Woods.

bermudaonion said...

I've really got to try this author!

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