Teaser Tuesdays – Hidden Figures (May 16)


Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by Ambrosia at The Purple Booker. 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 & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

Here are my teasers for this week:

hidden-figuresStar Trek landed in American homes on September 8, 1966, an NBC network prime-time program. While NASA and the Project Gemini astronauts worked their way through twelve missions in the 1960s, in the fictional 2260s, the starship Enterprise set off from Earth on a peacekeeping and deep-space exploration mission, manned by a multi-national, multi-racial, mixed-gender crew.

From page 242 of Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly.


Posted on May 16, 2017, in books, reading, Teaser Tuesdays. Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.

  1. I can’t wait to read this book – definitely one at the top of the list (of non-fantasy and sci fi anyway!)

    My Teaser


  2. I haven’t read this book yet, but heard good things about the series. Hope you enjoy it.

    Here’s my teaser.


  3. I knew there was a movie but didn’t realize it was based on a book. I’ll read the book!
    My Tuesday post features A Memory of Violets.


  4. I’d read this too. Don’t know how I haven’t heard of it before.

    My TT from Nothing Left To Lose


    • I liked the look of the movie, then I spotted the book in Costco and knew that I should pick it up first before seeing the movie. Thanks for stopping by.


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