Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Teaser Tuesday - 7/10/12

I've finally managed to pull myself away from the Kelley Armstrong (well, at least for a few weeks, until Thirteen comes out. Today, I'm reading A Spell for Chameleon, the first book in Piers Anthony's Xanth series.

Xanth was the enchanted land where magic ruled--where every citizen had a special spell only he could cast. That is, except for Bink of North Village. He was sure he possessed no magic, and knew that if he didn't find some soon, he would be exiled. According to the Good Magician Humpfrey, the charts said that Bink was as powerful as the King or even the Evil Magician Trent. Unfortunately, no one could determine its form. Meanwhile, Bink was in despair. If he didn't find his magic soon, he would be forced to leave....

The rules for Teaser Tuesday are:

  • 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!
  • Then hit up Should Be Reading to add your link.

And the teaser:

The centaur neighed with truly amazing volume. Those needles hurt; each one was two inches long, and barbed, and a hundred of them decorated the glistening surface, tacking the tail to the donkey, as it were. Had the creature been facing the cactus, he could have been blinded or killed as the barbs punctured his face and neck; he was lucky, too, though he hardly seemed to appreciate his fortune at the moment.


  1. This is a series that I have never tried. I hope to give it a try one day. My teasers this week are from Kiss the Dead by Laurell K. Hamilton and Before You Go by James Preller. Happy reading!

  2. This one sounds very tempting...thanks for sharing.


  3. Fantastic teaser! I've never read Piers Anthony's works before though I always see them in the bookstore. Will have to do so one of these days.

    Here's my teasers for this week: http://www.rulethewaves.net/blog/?p=5174

  4. Never heard of this one before but it sounds interesting!

  5. I can't wait for 13 either! Happy reading!


  6. Ouch! Poor centaur. But yes, could have been worse. Sounds like a good read.

  7. I've heard really good things about this book, hope you like it :)

  8. I love this :) sounds adventurous! Great teaser, thanks for stopping by my TT earlier :)
    PS-New Follower!

  9. Hi, great blog! I am a new follower from Teaser Tuesday. I would love a follow back!



  10. New book to check out... great teaser.