Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Teaser Tuesday - Blue Remembered Earth, by Alastair Reynolds

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just:
* 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 Teaser Tuesday participants can add the book to their To Be Read (TBR) Lists if they like your teasers!


Still very much enjoying this novel.  In this scene, Geoffrey and his sister Sunday, along with some friends, are contemplating the wisdom of following the clues that their grandmother left before she died, and their own ability to do so.

The Tease:
 "Jitendra was recharging their glasses. "It could be called Happy Smiley Fun Moon and it wouldn't make it any easier to get to.  Look, it's a nice idea, all this adventuring, but we need to be realistic.  We can't afford Mars.""
 -Blue Remembered Earth, by Alastair Reynolds

What's your Tease?


  1. Great teaser, t's been a while since I read anything by Alastair Reynolds!

    Here's my Teaser Tuesday!

  2. Cute teaser.

    Here's ours: http://www.ourstack.blogspot.com/2012/08/tuesday-teasers-3-good-ones-for-you_21.html

  3. Intriguing teaser.


  4. Interesting teaser! She sounds like a realistic character--and I have to wonder what kind of glasses they're charging.