- Fizzy Thoughts: Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

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!
"There was clearly a conceptual problem with this holiday, which essentially imposed a month of calorie, caffeine, and nicotine withdrawal on a half-hearted nation ambivalent about its Islamic faith. Without any hint of festivity or communal spirit of fasting to brighten the days ahead, the holiday loomed like one long rehab program."

from Lipstick Jihad, by Azadeh Moaveni, p. 103

6 comment(s):

gautami tripathy said...

I am trying get hold of it, without much success!

teased

JoAnn said...

I've been curious about this book and will look forward to your review.

Jo-Jo said...

Sounds like a month of rehab to me....great teaser! I remember hearing about this book so I can't wait for your review.

Beth F said...

Great teaser. I've been curious about the the book.

chartroose said...

Are you liking this? It doesn't sound that great.

softdrink said...

Char - Well, I was, but it's actually a little more intelligent than I was anticipating. That sounds weird, but I was expecting an easier read. I'm halfway through...I put it down Tuesday night and haven't picked it up since. But then, I haven't picked anything else up, either.

In a real sense, people who have read good literature have lived more than people who cannot or will not read. It is not true that we have only one life to live; if we can read, we can live as many more lives and as many kinds of lives as we wish. ~S.I. Hayakawa

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
~St. Augustine

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.
~Mark Twain

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