Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Teaser Tuesday: Across the Universe by Beth Revis

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!



My teaser this week is from the ARC of Across the Universe by Beth Revis. The book will be published on Jan. 11, 2011 and should be on your wishlist. It is described as "A Story of Love, Murder, and Madness Aboard an Enormous Spaceship Bound for the Future." It is also a story told in two voices - Amy who was cryo frozen on Earth and Elder who was born on the ship and raised to be its next leader.


My teaser is from late in the ARC and is Elder's musings on leadership:
Holding Amy against me, I realize the simple truth that power isn't control at all - power is strength, and giving strength to others. A leader isn't someone who forces others to make him stronger; a leader is someone willing to give his strength to others so that they may have the strength to stand on their own.
This book is fascinating and unusual. True science fiction is not very common in current young adult books. 

17 comments:

  1. Deep! I'm getting really curious about this book. :D Thanks for sharing.

    My Teaser Tuesday

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  2. Keep hearing a lot about this book! Nice teaser!


    Here's my teaser

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  3. Excellent teaser! I've just recently discovered that I actually like sci-fi(I think Ender's Game was my first) and Across the Universe is high on my wishlist.

    I wish you and your loved ones a merry Christmas :)

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  4. Ah, that is really beautiful...awesome!

    Thanks for sharing.

    Here's mine:

    http://rainysnowday.wordpress.com/2010/12/21/teaser-tuesdays-dec-21/

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  5. I'm excited to read this one. Great teaser! My TT is at Coffee Table Press

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  6. Sounds an interesting plot, thanks for sharing!

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  7. I just started Across the Universe and I'm having a hard time putting it down!

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  8. What a great rteaser, and so very true! My teaser

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  9. I love your teaser! I think I will save that teaser as a motivational quote, lol :).

    Happy Holidays,
    Zakiya - My teasers this week

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  10. That's such a wonderful teaser! I'm really looking forward to reading this when it comes out.

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  11. Great teaser! Been hearing about this book quite a bit lately...:)

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  12. Thanks for stopping by! I have heard a lot of talk about this book, the teaser was lovely and it has my name in it! LOL

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  13. Been tempted to try this book, Great teaser. Merry Christmas

    My Teaser Tuesday

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  14. Now I'm really getting curious about this book. Mine is at http://frosybookreviews.blogspot.com/2010/12/teaser-tuesday-2.html

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  15. Great teaser! I am looking forward to reading this book in the future :)

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  16. Really nice teaser. Definitely makes you stop and think.

    Mine is up! Tuesday Teaser

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