Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Teaser Tuesday: The Summer Before the War

This week my teaser lines come from The Summer Before the War, the new novel by Helen Simonson (Random House, March 2016). This quote comes from page 39, or Location 634 of the Kindle edition:
"I hope you will be able to be happy as well as merely useful," said Hugh. "This town has always been a very tranquil refuge for me, but you may find it quiet after your life of travel."
"I would settle for being a hermit," she said.
I'm just starting this one, so I don't really know why she wants to be a hermit. But sometimes I feel the same way!

Teaser Tuesday is hosted by Jenn at Books and a Beat. If you'd like to read more teasers, or take part yourself, just head on over to her blog.

And please feel free to leave me a link to your Teaser Tuesday post in your comment here.


  1. I've been ogling this one, since I really loved Major Pettigrew's Last Stand (which surprised me!). Plus, I am curious about people who want to be hermits...LOL. I can see the appeal sometimes.

    Here's mine: “IF YOU LIVED HERE…”

  2. I could absolutely settle for being a hermit at times! Great teaser. Mine is here: http://booklovingmommy.blogspot.com/2016/03/teaser-tuesday-if-you-find-me-by-emily.html

  3. Being a hermit doesn't sound so bad either.

    My TT post.

  4. Ooh I like this one! And if I became a hermit I'm sure I'd get through more of my reading pile...

    My teaser is from Envy of Angels by Matt Wallace

  5. Oh, I completely agree about the hermit bit!

  6. I enjoyed Major Pettigrew's Last Stand, so I'm sure I'd enjoy this book too. I'll be looking for it in the library.
    My Tuesday post features a contemporary romance: GRIFF MONTGOMERY, QUARTERBACK.


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