Teaser Tuesday!

Happy Tuesday!  It’s time for another edition of Teaser Tuesday, hosted by MizB at ShouldBeReading.  You know how this works:  pick up your current read, choose 2 teaser sentences for us, and don’t post any spoilers — it’s that simple!  Be sure to tell us a little about the book, so we are doubly intrigued.

This week, my Teaser comes from The Survivors Club: The Secrets and Science that Could Save Your Life. This has been a fascinating read so far! It’s especially interesting because I fly a lot – a lot – and I wonder about what would happen in a plane crash.  Hopefully, I will never have to use the tips I picked up.  But this particular section, about faith and the role it plays in survival, made me laugh:

“I have learned not to dismiss this kind of possibility,” he writes.  “No course in medical school taught me the proper mix of oxygen, IV fluids, and Tibetan chants to treat a subdural hematoma in below-zero temperatures on a 3-mile-high glacier.”

That would have to be a pretty specific course, wouldn’t it?  Now, tell the good doctor: what’s teasing YOU this week?

  24 comments for “Teaser Tuesday!

  1. April 6, 2010 at 9:24 am

    Intriguing teaser and title. This sounds like an must read. My TT:

  2. April 6, 2010 at 10:29 am

    this sounds like something I like to read

    Here’s mine.

  3. April 6, 2010 at 10:32 am

    I don’t generally read non-fiction, but I could make an exception for a book like this. I, too, often wonder what would happen in a plane crash, and love the quote.

  4. April 6, 2010 at 11:16 am

    This does sound very interesting. I like medical stories…Thanks for visiting my blog.

  5. April 6, 2010 at 12:27 pm

    Interesting teaser! Personally, I prefer the ignorance is bliss theory. I don’t even want to think about how to survive in harrowing situations. I want to think about how to avoid them.

  6. April 6, 2010 at 1:22 pm

    Great teaser! I have the book.

  7. April 6, 2010 at 2:39 pm

    Intriguing teaser. I hope that you will enjoy your book. [My Tuesday Teaser]

  8. April 6, 2010 at 3:06 pm

    Good teaser as much as I fly I must read this one! Have a great week…

  9. April 6, 2010 at 3:07 pm

    Great teaser :) I have seen the series in the library – will have to check it out.
    Thanks so much for visiting my blog!

  10. April 6, 2010 at 3:13 pm

    Sounds like a quirky book! I like it. My teaser is at The Crowded Leaf.

  11. Zia
    April 6, 2010 at 3:15 pm

    Sounds interesting. Happy reading!

  12. April 6, 2010 at 3:38 pm

    Despite my love of traveling, I have an intense fear of flying. Although, this is a very interesting teaser. Thanks for stopping by my teaser!

  13. April 6, 2010 at 4:15 pm

    As you’ve been describing this book, I’ve been getting more intrigued. I love books like this, and love learning this sort of information.

    That makes two non-fiction books from the Teasers today that I really want to read — yours, and the one on math that Puss Reboots quoted from. Excellent!

    My own teaser is at Bookishgal.

  14. April 6, 2010 at 4:59 pm

    That’s a pretty fascinating snippet. Thanks for stopping by

  15. April 6, 2010 at 5:04 pm

    oooohhhh Iwant to read this one!

    Thanks for stopping by the Victorious Cafe :)

  16. April 6, 2010 at 6:32 pm

    Haha – it is pretty funny. I would never remember any tips for survival. THanks for visiting my teaser

  17. April 6, 2010 at 7:38 pm

    This sounds like an interesting book! Glad you’re enjoying it :)

  18. April 6, 2010 at 8:41 pm

    This sounds really intriguing.

  19. April 6, 2010 at 9:40 pm

    That’s a great teaser! Sounds like a good book!

  20. April 7, 2010 at 12:17 am

    What a great teaser. I want to know more!

    Thanks for visiting my blog today. :)

  21. April 7, 2010 at 12:22 am

    LOL… Tibetan chants…? Intriguing teaser!

    Thanks for dropping by mine!

  22. April 7, 2010 at 1:03 pm

    LOL — what a great teaser! Sorry not to have made it by yesterday — severe weather kept me offline most of the day.

  23. April 7, 2010 at 4:06 pm

    That sounds like a very interesting read – one my husband could get into BUT I have a feeling it would make me even more nervous to fly.

    My teaser is smack in the middle of a fight scene here…

    Miranda ~ Sweet Vernal Zephyr

  24. April 8, 2010 at 3:04 am

    This sounds like my kind of book, I always like reading novel with a bit of science in it

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