Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Teaser Tuesday: Lengths by Steph Campbell and Liz Reinhardt

I know, I don't usually do Teaser Tuesdays, but I feel like I haven't posted in forever, and I decided it might be fun to highlight cool books! So, here I am!

Teaser Tuesday is hosted by Miz B and is all about recommending the books you're 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!

Currently reading: Length - Steph Campbell and Liz Reinhardt

Synopsis: Nineteen-year-old Whit Conrad leaves her conservative Pennsylvania home for sunny California, looking for independence, a fresh start, and a place to stash her grief. She promptly finds a job at a tattoo parlor, a craptastic first apartment, and one friend—Ryan—who is a little less friend, a little more benefits.

Deo Beckett is a soulful surfer with a passion for tattoos and beautiful women. On the eve of his twenty-second birthday, he finds himself living with his grandfather, recently unemployed, and seriously adrift. He doesn’t know much about what he wants out of life, but he does know his current situation isn't cutting it.

When Deo meets Whit, she’s all sexy makeup and fierce, smart-ass fun. It doesn’t take him long to see past her tough shell. And when he gets a good look at what's under all the superficial stuff that usually gets his attention, it leaves Deo wondering if there might be more to life than living fast and free.

Too bad Whit has a past she doesn't plan on sharing—no matter how hot Deo is. She might want him, but she knows better than to let her guard down.

Deo falls for Whit, and falls hard. But everything about her, down to that mysterious tattoo and the way she thrashes in her sleep, tells him that the girl he loves is hiding something. And the more he pushes for answers, the more Whit pulls away.

Having your guard up is one thing, but are the lengths Whit goes to to protect her secret worth throwing away the second chance she has at happiness with Deo? 


Teaser: I want to want him because I made the choice as an independent person. And I want him to want me for the exact same reason.

23 comments:

  1. The story with Whit and Deo sounds really interesting, but I'm a little confused about the synopsis. Who are Conrad and Ryan? Are there two stories going on?

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  2. I thought the same thing as Clare. But the story still sounds great!

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  3. Guys, Conrad is Whit's last name, and Ryan is her friend with benefits! ;p

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  4. I have this downloaded and can't wait to get started! Thanks for the teaser :)

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  5. Interesting premise :) The book I'm reading is a MG fantasy The Museum Thieves by Lian Tanner:

    "The slaughter bird--the stuffed slaughter bird,the dead slaughter bird--unfolded its enormous wings and blinked down at her. Then it opened its beak and began to screech in a voice like rusty iron, "Thie-e-e-e-f!"

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  6. Sounds like an interesting story. :)

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  7. The book I'm reading right now is truly NOT holding my interest. If I wasn't so stubborn, I'd just stop and read something else.

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  8. This sounds like an interesting book!

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  9. I love contemporaries! The teaser is intriguing.

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  10. Great teaser! Sounds like a fantastic book, and I love the cover.

    Here's my TT.

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  11. Sounds really good! I'm reading a murder mystery right now called Dead is the New Black. It's fabulous :)

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  12. When I find time to read, I'm reading YOUR book!!! :D I love it.
    And the one you shared here sounds good too! Teaser Tuesdays can be fun!

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  13. Wow, me too. Consider me teased, that is. I love this book. Thanks for sharing. I really love the description of Whit's "craptastic" apartment. What a cool way to describe her first apartment. I am looking forward to reading this. BTW, I love the way your blog looks. I have been a way for a while so I don't know when you jazzed it up, but it looks awesome .

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  14. Fun teaser!
    I wanted to tell you, I got an email from Amazon this morning recommending your book!

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  15. Viewing the cover is a Teaser - in addition to your teaser.

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  16. While I haven't read this particular book, I read one of Steph Campbell's other books and really enjoyed it so she's become one of those authors I'm always on the lookout for.

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  17. This is on my TBR list!!! I love Steph and I know this one is going to be great.

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  18. Interesting tease. Lengths is a good name, it can mean anything.

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  19. Lengths was a way fun read. Of course, I'm totally biased b/c Steph's one of my FAVORITE people :-D

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  20. This sounds like a really good read - thanks for the review. Gonna add it to ma never-ending list :)

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