Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Teaser Tuesday, December 18, 2012

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 Teaser today is from Debris Dreams by David Colby.  (I received a copy for Netgalley.)  I just started the book and so far I am enjoying the story.  There is a lot of background at the beginningIt is so well written that everything blends smoothly into the story.  Here are the two sentences I choose as my teaser:

Debris Dreams"I remember crying endlessly when they had been taken away on a shuttle, taken away to work on an Elevator they said would take a decade to finish."  (Talking about her parents.)

"I'd learn to live with it, to see it as something to hope for and hate in equal measures." 
 
Goodreads Summary:

2068
1.5 million kilometers above the surface of the Earth

Drusilla Xao has only seen a tree in movies and vid-games. She has never breathed air that wasn’t recycled, re-filtered, and re-used a hundred times over again. She has never set foot on the Earth.

And now she never will.

When a terrorist attack by a radical separatist group on Luna destroys the space elevator that had called so many – including her parents – to live permanently in space, Dru is cut off from any hope of ever reaching Earth and her beloved girlfriend, Sarah. The Chinese-American Alliance declares immediate war on the rebels and conscripts everyone they can get their hands on…including Dru.

Cast adrift, forced to become a soldier, trapped in a nightmare of vacuum and loneliness, Dru’s training will help her survive, but only Sarah will be able to bring her home
 

3 comments:

  1. Sounds fascinating. I like science fiction. My teasers this week are from Aurelia by Anne Osterlund and Dying to Tell by Rita Herron. Happy reading and happy holidays!

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  2. That would be tough on a young girl to live without her parents for a while.

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  3. Adding this one to my reading list, hadn't heard of it before. Thanks for sharing!

    My Teaser
    Tiffany @ Book Cover Justice

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