Teaser Tuesday: Armada

Teaser TuesdaysWhat is teaser Tuesday? It’s a meme hosted by A Daily Rhythm (previously Should Be Reading).
Grab your current read, flip to a random page, share two teaser sentences, don’t include spoilers.

Armada - Ernest ClineArmada by Ernest Cline

Hardcover: 368 pages
Publication date: July 14th 2015
Publisher: Crown Publishing
Add on: Goodreads

I tried to keep my cool. I tried to remain skeptical. I reminded myself that I was a man of science, even if I did usually get a C in it. (page 3)

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I’d always assumed that our future would end up looking more like Mad Max than Star Trek. But now I was forced to see our rampant fossil fuel consumption -and our seemingly disregard for its effect on our already-changing climate- in  an entirely new light. We hadn’t used up all of our oil and ravaged our planet in a mindless pursuit of consumption, but in preparation for a dark day that most of us hadn’t even known was coming. (page 101)

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“R2,” she muttered. “This dream just keeps getting weirder. Now a cute wisecracking boy has shown up in it. What are the odds?”

I almost asked if she meant me. Disaster averted. (page 116)

Started reading this guy a few days ago and I’m enjoying it so far. Lots of references, facts and nostalgia (especially for the video/arcade game fan). It makes me want to watch that one episode of Futurama and the space invaders (Anthology of Interest II)!

Author: Cyn

noun. a bum a student again. A master’s student…oooh. procrastinator. reader. eater. sleeper. music listen-er. movie go-er. Loves food too much.

0 Replies to “Teaser Tuesday: Armada”

  1. Sounds like a good story… unless the author gets too preachy about environmental concerns. Sometimes that can take away from a compelling plot.
    My Tuesday post features a literary classic: OF HUMAN BONDAGE.

  2. I am really curious about this one. I loved Ready Player One.

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