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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Teaser Tuesday - a snippet from what I've been reading!



Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading (http://shouldbereading.wordpress.com/). 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!
I'm writing up my review of Richard Kadrey's latest Sandman Slim novel, "Kill The Dead." Here is a teaser from this delightfully scary, screwball horror story!



A conversation between Sandman Slim aka James Stark and Lucifier -

"That's the first time I've heard you crack a joke about Hell."
"Hell is hilarious if you are the one in charge!"



Granted it's not my usual genre of reading, but I really enjoyed the campy-ness of "Kill The Dead!" Just right for the Halloween season upon us!



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12 comments:

Book Bird Dog said...

Sounds spooky. Enjoy!

LKT said...

A screwball horror novel? It does sound perfect for October.

My teasers are here:

http://teabagsinfusion.blogspot.com/2010/10/teaser-tuesday-two-fer.html

Sharon's Garden of Book Reviews said...

Well, it's spooky, and creepy, but funny in parts. Very well written!

jewelknits said...

Campy horror sounds really fun! Thanks for the teaser!

Julie @ Knitting and Sundries

Alice Audrey said...

Screwball horror. What a great term. Fits a lot of movies I like to watch.

My teaser is here.

Miss Page-Turner said...

Haha, great one!:DI enjoy it although I don't know the book.And yes, right for Halloween;)
Here is mine, if you like to check it out: http://misspageturnerscityofbooks.blogspot.com/2010/10/teaser-tuesday-2.html

Karen Russell said...

Ha! Well, one good thing about the changing seasons is that it can get you to try something different. Happy Halloween. :)

mlisame said...

OH that's a good one! I love it!

Thanks for sharing!

Jennifer said...

Ha! Fun teaser. My TT: http://www.rundpinne.com/2010/10/teaser-tuesdays-in-hovering-flight.html

Sun Singer said...

Uh oh, a humorous hell. Funny teaser.

Malcolm

smellincoffee said...

"Gallows humor" doesn't quite cut it!

Sharon's Garden of Book Reviews said...

In contest to the story, it's actually sarcasm - the devil is a very sarcastic dude!