Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.
Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
Grab your current read and 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!
This week my first teaser is from pg 5 of The Opposite of Magic by Colleen Cowley – (Paranormal)
Background: Emily Daggett’s childhood dream of finding a wizard, becoming extraordinarily powerful and battling evil is belatedly coming true. In the most screwed-up way possible.
“…Five feet to the right stood the exit – the way home, the sensible choice. The other door promised danger and excitement and answers. She walked past the exit…”
The second teaser is the opening line of Queen Sugar by Natalie Baszile
Background: Charley Bordelon’s late father left her eight hundred sprawling acres of sugarcane land in rural Louisiana. Recognizing this as a chance to start over, Charley and her eleven-year-old daughter, Micah, say good-bye to Los Angeles.
“…Charley Bordelon and her eleven-year-old daughter, Micah, locked up the rented Spanish bungalow with its cracked tile roof and tumble of punch-coloured bougainvillea and left Los Angeles for good …”