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Teaser Tuesday #18: Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:


  • Grab you current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) "teaser" sentences from anywhere 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 and author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR lists if they like your teasers!


Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)Summary from Goodreads: Prince Aleksander, would-be heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, is on the run. His own people have turned on him. His title is worthless. All he has is a battletorn war machine and a loyal crew of men.

Deryn Sharp is a commoner, disguised as a boy in the British Air Service. She's a brilliant airman. But her secret is in constant danger of being discovered.

With World War I brewing, Alek and Deryn's paths cross in the most unexpected way…taking them on a fantastical, around-the-world adventure that will change both their lives forever.

My Teaser: As they made their way toward the airship, Deryn grumbled under her breath. It was one thing to give up her berth for a renowned boffin on a secret mission, but if some daft beastie name Tazza was going to take her place, the world had gone completely barking spiders.
~ page 155, "Leviathan" by Scott Westerfeld (Leviathan, book 1)

Comments

  1. Nice teaser! I also really like the cover of this book.

    Take a look at my Teaser!

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  2. Great teaser, I really fancy reading this one.

    Jules

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  3. I own both of these books. Haven't read it yet!


    Here's my teaser for this week.

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  4. I love Deryn! I need to read the next in the series.

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  5. Funny teaser! I like the "barking spiders" phrase.

    Here's ours if you get a chance to stop by:
    http://ourstack.blogspot.com/2011/03/tuesday-teasers_29.html

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  6. Ha! Really like reading these funny teasers early in the morning!

    Here's my teaser

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    Jessica@a GREAT read

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  7. Good Teaser, Mines from a morganville vampires book, check it out ;)
    http://fortheloveofya210.blogspot.com/2011/03/teaser-tuesday.html

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  8. Great teaser. I'm sure I've got this book somewhere although I think it has a different cover. I will have to dig it out and put it on my tbr pile.
    Sally.
    http://theelifylop.blogspot.com/2011/03/teaser-tuesday-12.html

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  9. I hope that you are enjoying your book. Check out my Teaser for Tuesday.

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  10. Enjoy your read, good teaser, stop and see mine.

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  11. This sounds very interesting! I did read the Uglies series by this author so I may just have to give this one a try.

    Sunshine @ http://bookloversunshine.blogspot.com/

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  12. Great story, great characters, great plot. Its ending though... it just kinda stops. Boom. The story isnt really small enough to be stuffed into a trillogy, it needs a fourth book to close it down. But still worth reading, of course.

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