Teaser Tuesday

21 Jan

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by 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 & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!


Book: I am reading Breakfast at Tiffany’s and three stories by Truman Capote which is made up of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, House of Flowers, A Diamond Guitar, and A Christmas Memory. I’m currently up to page 74 of 100 for Breakfast at Tiffany’s. My spoiler is from page 85.

The male detective seemed embarrassed: by Madame Spanella and by the situation; but a harsh enjoyment tensed the face of his companion – she plumped a hand on Holly’s shoulder and, in a surprising baby-child voice, said: ‘Come along, sister. You’re going places.’ Whereupon Holly coolly told her: ‘Get them cotton-pickin’ hands off of me, you dreary, drivelling old bull-dyke.’

Breakfast at Tiffany's - Truman Capote

Breakfast at Tiffany’s – Truman Capote



7 Responses to “Teaser Tuesday”

  1. Tien January 21, 2014 at 10:26 pm #

    LOL, love it! she’s such a character! Great TT!

    • hms1990 January 21, 2014 at 10:30 pm #

      Haha she is great! I’m loving reading it

  2. Megan January 21, 2014 at 11:04 pm #

    I absolutely love Holly Golightly! I haven’t ever read the book though, so thanks for convincing me to add it to my TBR list!
    Megan @ It’s in a Book

    • hms1990 January 22, 2014 at 10:10 am #

      I’ve never actually seen the movie! But plan to after I finish the book. Glad to encourage you to read it 🙂

  3. Sandra Nachlinger January 22, 2014 at 2:02 am #

    I didn’t realize BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S was a short story! I’ll definitely read this book.
    My Teaser is from REFLECTIONS OF MAMIE.

    • hms1990 January 22, 2014 at 10:11 am #

      Yep! Only 100 pages!

      Your teaser was good! I think that’s a book I should read


  1. WWW Wednesday | books are the best - January 22, 2014

    […] am just currently reading Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote. I’m pretty much 3 quarters of the way through, however the edition I have […]

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