January 15, 2013

Teaser Tuesdays {Cinder}

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!

Cinder (Lunar Chronicles, #1)My teasers:
"Iko rolled to her side, clasping her metal grippers over her chest. "Prince Kai. Check my fan, I think I'm overheating!"
chapter one, audiobook version of Cinder by Marissa Meyer

So I totally broke one of my reading rules with this book. Usually I don't like to start a book when I know it's the first in a series. I like to wait until at least a couple books are out. But I saw this audiobook at the library over the weekend and thought, "Why not?". (And luckily the sequel will be out in less than a month so yay for that! ;) I popped in the first CD on my way home and as soon as I heard the above lines, I knew I was hooked. I love Iko! I wish she were featured more. But I am really enjoying this story and can finally understand all the rave reviews I've read about it! Ms. Meyer is an excellent writer. Plus Rebecca Soler is doing a fabulous job with all the voices and characters. I think she's half the reason I'm having so much fun! :D Have you read it? What did you think?

Toodle-loo kangaroos!


  1. I bought this book last year because I was super excited to read it. I still haven't read it :/

    My TT

  2. Thank stopping by my Teaser Tuesday. Cinder is one of those books I want to read and this teaser wants me to put higher on my list

  3. This book was really popular when it first came out. It didn't seem like my type of read, but you had an interesting teaser. Thanks for stopping by my blog :)

  4. I also have this book on my TBR list, but as yet have not read it.

  5. Great teaser. I have this on my TBR list in paperback to read. I don't seem to pick up a paperback much anymore, but will have to soon for this. Have heard fantastic things about it. Thanks for stopping by and sharing.

    -new follower-

    Katie ~ Turner’s Antics

  6. I love your teaser! I haven't read Cinder yet, but I keep hearing that I really need to! Apparently Kai is quite the guy!

    Thanks for stopping by Better Read Than Dead

  7. I've been curious about this one...great teaser! Here's MY TUESDAY MEMES POST

  8. Oh I love this book. I really like the part you chose to tease of it too! Thank you so much for stopping by my TT. New Follower :D Jaclyn @ JC's Book Haven

  9. I keep hearing great reviews of Cinder, one of these days I will just have to pick it up. Thanks for the teaser, happy listening! Book Savvy Babe

  10. Good teaser, great cover.


  11. This book has been featured many times on Teaser Tuesday and everyone has raved about it. I've GOT to read it! Thanks for reminding me to get it.
    My Teaser is from THE STORYTELLER.

  12. This is on my list to read this year, so thanks for the interesting teaser! I'll be sure to move it further up my list :) And thank you for visiting my TT!

  13. Have not read this one yet, but the more I hear of it, the more intrigued I become. My teaser: The First Prophet by Kay Hooper

  14. I haven't read this book, I've seen it everywhere though, I still don't know if it's something I'll like.

    Here's my TT

  15. Fantastic teaser, Iko was one of my favourite charaters! This book is such a fun read. I can't wait for Scarlet!

    Thanks for stopping by Bookmunchies!

  16. Tee hee hee, now if that wasn't a line. lol. Great teaser!

    If you'd like to stop by, I have a teaser up as well...

  17. I loved Cinder. You picked a great teaser!

    My TT:

  18. Oh, good teaser! I actually read this one last year and it was pretty good, not exactly my taste but good. There were soem scenes that really touched me.

  19. Sounds like a gripping story! I think the narrator on audio books can make or break a story. Thanks for stopping by.

  20. I need to read this one still! I've heard all great things! :)

    Thanks for stopping by my post!

    ~Sara @ Forever 17 Books


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