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Teaser Tuesday – October 4th, 2016

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly meme currently being hosted by MizB @ Books and a Beat. All are welcome to participate!

Rules:

  • Grab your current read.
  • Open to a random page.
  • Share two ‘teaser’ sentences from somewhere on that page.
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! You don’t want to give too much away so as to not ruin the book for others!
  • Share the title and author so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR lists if they like your teasers.

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Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

That’s it. I’m going to have to spell this imbecile away from me. My last deed will be to save Simon Snow’s life, and my whole family will be ashamed.

– page 341

I have to say that I really am enjoying this book so far. Not much has actually happened yet, (at least not the real adventure), but it’s been fairly entertaining. I can see why some people might not enjoy it or find that it’s basically a rip off off Harry Potter, and to those people I say – that’s the whole point. This book knows it’s a fictionalized version of a Harry Potter carbon copy fanfic. It’s in on the joke and makes fun of itself for it. It’s so blatantly obvious and that’s the whole point! If you are swearing off this book because of that, please don’t. Try reading it as a Harry Potter satire, and just embrace the silliness!

But seriously, Agatha can go die an awful death. I really cannot stand her and will be happy to play executioner if need be!


Have you read Carry On? What were your thoughts on it? What does your Teaser Tuesday look like?

4 thoughts on “Teaser Tuesday – October 4th, 2016

    1. Yeah, it starts out a little slow as they are just hanging around the school but it’s finally starting to ramp up a bit. Luckily I was entertained by all of the snarky comments, Simon cracks me up by how ridiculous he is 😂.

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