Teaser Tuesday 3/16 The Journal Keeper

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teaser tuesdayTeaser Tuesdays (Hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading) is here again.

  1. Grab your current rea
  2. 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!)
  3. Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers! 

Journal Keeper"What I realized from being with all those writers in Charlottesville was that I was with people who use their imagination as easily and unself-consciously as other people use a towel. That was the thrill: to go to different authors' readings and listen as men became women and women became men and writers got inside the hundred-year-old heads of Alamo survivors. This is no different from acting, and I wonder if I can take some new steps on a new stage. In many ways, I have taken no risks and made no changes for a long time, if ever. This is no way to live." -- p. 17 The Journal Keeper, A Memoir by Phyllis Theroux


Very odd that I started reading this book yesterday. Ms Theroux is writing about the Virginia Festival of the Book (VABOOK) held each year in March. On Friday, I am moderating a reading group panel at VABOOK. And, Phyllis Theroux will be at VABOOK this year on another panel! DoDo-DoDo! Very spooky. I must attend her panel.  

Here's a video of Phyllis on the hunt for the perfect book cover photo! excellent!



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I love the cover of the book....It is very eye-catching! I want to curl up in that chair and read......

Teaser that comes with

Teaser that comes with trailer. lol. I hope that you enjoy your book. Here's mine.


Hi Barbara! I replied to your comment on my blog, but I wanted to add here that I had never heard of the Virginia Festival of the Book until reading your post. I've lived in Virginia my whole life! It sounds fantastic.


I love book festivals. I would go to all of them if I drove. Luckily we have a Book Festival in Philly in April!


Wow, that does sound very interesting!

My Teaser: He's Just Not That Into You


Serendipitious!! Great teaser as well. My in-laws always go to the VA Book Festival.


I totally want that chair. Nice teaser. Mine is at The Crowded Leaf.


Fascinating teaser. I adore memoirs and will be adding this one to my ever growing list.