Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Teaser Tuesday: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

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 for this week is from The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater.
The Scorpio Races
Summary: It happens at the start of every November: the Scorpio Races. Riders attempt to keep hold of their water horses long enough to make it to the finish line. Some riders live. Others die.

At age nineteen, Sean Kendrick is the returning champion. He is a young man of few words, and if he has any fears, he keeps them buried deep, where no one else can see them.

Puck Connolly is different. She never meant to ride in the Scorpio Races. But fate hasn’t given her much of a chance. So she enters the competition — the first girl ever to do so. She is in no way prepared for what is going to happen.


"Puck Connolly," says the old man. "Don't be looking at him like that."
Such a statement is too tantalizing to ignore. "Who is he?"
"Lord, that's Sean Kendrick," the old man says.

How about your teaser for this week? Please leave a link in the comments so I can check them out :))
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  1. Sounds like Sean Kendrick is a sports celebrity! The Tiger Woods of Scorpio Races?
    Here's my teaser: UNTYING THE KNOT

  2. Sean Kendrick sounds intriguing. Liked your teaser.

    Heres mine:


  3. Great teaser, i've seen this around a lot. I should check it out. Thanks for the reminder :-)

    Here's my TT for this week: http://ttoria.blogspot.com

    Happy reading!
    Vix @ TToria

    *New follower too* :-)

  4. Fun! I'm listening to this on audiobook right now!

    Here's mine - from Cathrynne M. Valente’s ‘Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland’!

  5. Nice teaser! I haven’t read this one before, but it’s definitely being added to my shelf now – thank you for sharing! :)

    Here’s mine:


  6. Heard of this book, nice teaser!


  7. I really enjoyed this book. my TT http://jennreneeread.blogspot.com/2012/04/teaser-tuesday-7.html

    new follower

  8. I love Sean and Puck. And Maggie. And this novel. I really hope you're enjoying it! Thanks for sharing!

    Feel free to check out my teaser here.

  9. I really want to read this one! I hope your liking it! Here's my TT!


    ~Paige @ Comfort Books

  10. I have this book, I just haven't gotten around to it yet.

    The Musings of ALMYBNENR

  11. I've heard many great things about this book. Great teaser. Thanks, Cathy @ Addicted to Books Here's my Teaser

  12. Nice teaser.
    Here's mine; http://booknookgirl.blogspot.com/2012/04/teaser-tuesday-1.html


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