Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Teaser Tuesday: Fairest of All by Sarah Mylnowski

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!

Today I am reading Whatever After: Fairest of All by Sarah Mylnowski. I got this book for promoting Scholastic's new Mother Daughter Book Club. It is one of the June club books. Here is the description:
A fresh, modern spin on a classic fairy tale--from bestselling author Sarah Mlynowski!

Mirror, mirror, on the basement wall . . .

Once upon a time my brother and I were normal kids. The next minute? The mirror in our basement slurped us up and magically transported us inside Snow White's fairy tale.

I know it sounds crazy, but it's true.

But hey -- we're heroes! We stopped Snow White from eating the poisoned apple. Hooray! Or not. If Snow White doesn't die, she won't get to meet her prince. And then she won't get her happy ending. Oops.

Now it's up to us to:
- Avoid getting poisoned
- Sneak into a castle
- Fix Snow White's story

And then, fingers crossed, find our way home.
Here is my teaser:
Mom will not be happy if we wake her up. (She already got annoyed at me once today when I told her she was six minutes and forty-five seconds late picking me up at school. I didn't mean to make her feel bad. But I have a super-cool timer on my watch, and if I'm not going to use it to tell her how late she is, then what am I going to use it for?)


  1. Very funny and annoying kid :-)

  2. Ha that's pretty funny, and a little OCD lol. Great teaser, thanks for stopping by!

  3. This one sounds like a great "retelling" of the fairytale. I like that part about changing things up and then the story doesn't have that happy ending.

    Thanks for sharing...and for visiting my blog. Enjoy!

  4. Love it! I'm gonna have to check out the Mother/Daughter Book Club.

    thanks for stopping by.

  5. I just read one of Sarah's books recently. I may have to check this one out. Thanks for sharing!

  6. Nice teaser. Sounds like a cute story! Here's my teaser, from a vintage western romance: Her Prairie Knight

  7. That could get old. This sounds like a fun story.

  8. LOL @ your tease. pretty funny!

    Trish - My Teaser

  9. ouch! :D I just did something quite similar with my mom this evening - reminding her to send a loooong overdue email!

    Thanks for visiting :)

  10. Ha! That's a funny teaser. I love that cover btw!

    I'm a new follower :)


  11. I like the title already!!! LOL

  12. lol, great teaser. I hope your enjoying this.

    Thanks for stopping by my TT :)

  13. Awesome teaser! That book sounds like a lot of fun.

  14. Oh gosh, poor, misunderstood kid. ;)
    Thanks for stopping by our blog.

    Diana @ BookVenturers

  15. Nice teaser. The premise of this book is interesting as well.
    Thanks for dropping by at my blog btw

  16. okkaaay, that watch would be confiscated for awhile lol. nice teaser.

  17. Sounds like a great book for my daughter to read in a few years!

  18. Very cute teaser. I loved Snow White when I was a kid -- this version sounds really funny.

  19. I love the cute cover! And the main character sounds witty. Maybe a little annoying as well. Hope you'll enjoy the rest of the book!

    Thanks for dropping by my teaser. :)

    New Follower


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