Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Teaser Tuesday #20

A weekly bookish meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.
  • 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 and the author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR lists if they like your teasers.

Envy (Luxe #3) by Anna Godbersen

"The Schoonmakers are the envy of every young couple in the city," Diana answered mechanically, as though repeating some lesson learned by rote.  Barnard took two champagne glasses from a passing tray and handed one to Diana.  She closed her eyes and took a long sip that did nothing to settle her insurgent nerves.  In a moment, Henry Schoonmaker would be coming through the door."  (page 13)

*I shared more than two sentences, but I couldn't resist.  This series is definitely captivating and alluring.  Now I know why so many people rave about it. I'm hooked! I already pre-ordered Godbersen's next series, Bright Young Things, which takes place in the 1920's.   


  1. I have yet to read this series! It sounds great though. I love the writing I see in the teaser. :)

  2. I really liked this series. I consider it one of my guilty pleasures. The characters are so much fun, especially Penelope and Diana, and the book covers are gorgeous. I hope you enjoy the final book too!

  3. This series has been very popular with the teens at my library. So popular, in fact, that I haven't been able to get my hands on the second or third book yet :)

  4. I love this series. I'm really looking forward to reading Bright Young Things.

  5. Nice teaser! I LOVE the covers on this series...imagine the occasion to wear dresses like that all the time. *imagines beauty and the beast scene* Anywho...the next series is suppose to be quite good as well...already hearing the BUZZ about it. Happy reading! ^_^

  6. This sounds like a fun escapism type of read. Nice teaser. Mine is at The Crowded Leaf.

  7. A number of my HS girls are loving this series. I know I'm planning to get her next series too. My teaser is from Forgive My Fins by Tera Lynn Childs. Happy reading!

  8. Great teaser! This sounds like a great read! My TT is here.

  9. I quessed I missed book two reading your reviews. I still need to get book 2 and read it. They are indeed guilty pleasures. :) Just the covers alone makes me want to run to the bookstore and get all of them.

  10. I love that book but I still have to read the last one in the series.

    I just wanted to let you know that you have an award over at my blog!

  11. Thanks for all the comments, guys! I hope everyone has a great week.

    Danielle- Thanks for the award! I appreciate it!


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