January 29, 2013

Teaser Tuesdays {The Last Dragonslayer}

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!

My Teasers:
The Last Dragonslayer (The Last Dragonslayer, #1)
"He'd have eaten the leg in under a second if I'd allowed him, but Quarkbeasts, for all their fearsome looks, are obedient to a fault. They are nine-tenths velociraptor and kitchen blender and one-tenth Labrador."

~ page 94, The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde

Happy Tuesday all! It seems I'm on a fantasy kick these days, having read The Host, now this one, and next (hopefully) Seraphina. What can I say, everybody had returned fantasy stories to the library the day I visited. :) Mr. Fforde is a quirky writer! It took me a few pages to get used to his writing, but I am definitely enjoying the story now. Dragons are quite fascinating! What are you reading this week?

Toodle-loo kangaroos!


  1. Interesting teaser! I think this is the first I've heard of the book and it sounds really different. ;)

    Thanks for visiting my teaser post!

    Christian Bookshelf Reviews

  2. Hehe, it reminded me of Terry Pratchett's writing! Sounds good.

  3. Hmmm this sounds like a great book! I love this teaser. Thank you so much for stopping by my TT. Old follower :D Jaclyn @ JC's Book Haven

  4. Oh, that's a perfect teaser!! I am yet to read FForde, but this one sure sounds intriguing, especially as I've been in the mood for fantasy lately.

    Thank you for visiting A Book Blog of One's Own!

  5. Replies
    1. I loved it as soon as I read it. Such a great comparison! :D

  6. Sometime fantasy books are fun for me too. Here's our teasers this week: http://www.ourstack.blogspot.com/2013/01/tuesday-teasers-mighty-inspiration-and.html

  7. Great teaser. I haven't heard of this book before and will have to check it out. I haven't read a book about dragons for a while. Thanks for sharing.

    Katie ~ My Teaser Tuesday

  8. That's an awesome teaser!! made me smile and intrigued me at the same time!
    I hope this book was good :D

    1. Thanks! :) And would you believe that I still haven't finished it? Crazy-ness! But I had another one I needed to take back to the library, so this one is on hold until I'm done with that one. I know, I don't understand either. ;D

  9. Oooh! Oooh! I haven't read this yet! Must go find.

    1. It's a lot of fun, Hamlette! Hope you enjoy it. :)


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