Tuesday Teasers is hosted by Should Be Reading. The rules are as follows:
Grab your current read and let the book fall open to a random page. Share two sentences from somewhere on that page and the title of the book that you’re getting the teaser from. Please avoid spoilers! Read the official Tuesday Teaser Rules.
From page 132 of One of Our Thursdays is Missing by Jasper Fforde:
I looked at th small card he had given me. It read, "Avoid eating oysters if there is no paycheck in the month," which is one of those generic pieces of wisdom that Mechanical Mystics often hand out, along with "Every chapter a new beginning" and "What has a clause at the end of the pause?"