Teaser Tuesday - Two sentences from 1% on my Kindle:
It was a vintage 1974 VW Thing, a boxy, funky-looking model that didn't sell well and didn't last long; theorists were split on whether the blame fell on the name or the design. But Tessa had loved it with all her heart.
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 336 Pages
Amazon Link: THE COMEBACK KISS
Sometimes love just won't go away. — ALL IT TAKES IS ONE LITTLE KISS... —
In order to keep custody of her teenage sister, Tessa Scuderi told a small (okay, big) lie to the people of Lucy's Lake, Vermont, about what really happened ten years ago when Dermot Finnegan took off with her virginity, her car, and the town bell. It had been working, too, until she found her old car parked in front of her house, keys in the ignition, and a telltale red hair stuck to the headrest.
TO TOTALLY SCREW EVERYTHING UP.
All Finn wanted to do was return the stupid car and get going. But he stopped to save a burning pet shop (big mistake), ended up kissing Tessa behind the drugstore (big mistake, but worth it), and discovered that Tessa's been building him up as some kind of town hero all these years (gonna have to puzzle that out). Now Finn has to find out who's behind a string of mysterious fires and deal with the heat between him and Tessa. Hey, one more kiss can't hurt -- or can it?
Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be 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 and author too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR lists if they like your teasers
- Leave a comment on MizB's Teaser Tuesday post (HERE) and include your link so everyone can find your post.
Funny looking jalopy!ReplyDelete
I actually saw a "Thing" yesterday -- on a trailer being towed down the freeway. Having read Lani's book (and after doing a little online research), I had no trouble recognizing it. It is an unusual-looking vehicle.Delete
What a nice book cover, and the teaser was cute. Well, sometimes there are just things that we love even if people around us don't like it. In a way it makes the object unique and one of a kind.ReplyDelete
Since the Thing wasn't successful, I guess a lot of people didn't like it. I wonder how it would sell in today's world?Delete
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That sure is a cool thing.ReplyDelete
It really is. Like a cross between a Jeep and a go-kart!Delete
I have never heard of the VW Thing or seen one! Here is my teaser for this week.ReplyDelete
Ooh the synopsis sounds good and I WANT THAT CAR!!!!! Swoon!ReplyDelete
it's a cute car... haha!ReplyDelete
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Great car! Love the teaser. I've been wanting to read books by this author for awhile and have a few on my Kindle. Thanks for stopping by my blog!ReplyDelete
You'll enjoy the story. I'm in love with the hero -- Finn.Delete
Interesting looking car...lolReplyDelete
A very different car.ReplyDelete
I've had three versions of the old VW: a bug, a "squareback" which is different than the Thing; and the bus.ReplyDelete
This book sounds like fun.
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I saw the green VW on your blog!Delete
I really like the sound of this one! I'm going to add it to my TBR. Thanks Sandy!ReplyDelete
I never heard of this car either! What a great idea...to make it sort of a character! Loved the teaser...just downloaded the sampleReplyDelete
Wow. That is an interesting car. I don't believe I've seen this before. Great teaser :)ReplyDelete
#1 I love the cover! #2 I always wanted one of these cars! & #3 this sounds really good! Thanks for sharing :)ReplyDelete
How cool! My husband would love that. Thanks for sharing!ReplyDelete
And they saw vintage cars are a guy thing.ReplyDelete
Love the teaser. Thanks for stopping by my blog :)ReplyDelete
I don't remember the VW Thing, but the book sounds good. Thanks for visiting!ReplyDelete
Ha ha. No, never heard of that type of car before, but it sure is ugly! :PReplyDelete
Yes, I do remember it, my friend's parents had one for a year or so. There was always something wrong with it.ReplyDelete
Oh, I love the picture and nice teaser!ReplyDelete
Thank you for sharing and thank you for stopping by my Teaser Tuesday post earlier.
Happy reading! :D
Sarika @ The Readdicts
Very nice cover, and really liked the teaser.ReplyDelete
Glad she likes the car. It's not my taste ;)ReplyDelete
Now that..is a Hooptie lolReplyDelete
Nice opening--gives a great hook and incentive to continue reading.ReplyDelete