Teaser Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by Ambrosia at The Purple Booker. Here are the rules if you want to play along:
- 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!
This week’s teaser comes from The Exiled Queen by Cinda Williams Chima, book #2 in the Seven Realms series.
Han and Dancer left Delphi early the morning after the card game, without seeing Cat Tyburn again. Han wondered what she would decide to do – stay in Delphi, travel on, or go back home.
If I were in Cat’s situation, I would probably travel on. She’s a minor character in this series, unless she pops up again later. I wouldn’t mind seeing her again though. She’s pretty cool.
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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by Jana at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s topic is:
Books Set In a Place I’d Love to Visit
There are so many! Isn’t that part of why we read? To get to visit places we’ve never seen before? This topic specifies that it can be a real place or a completely fictional place and my list will be a combination of the two.
- The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling: Let’s just get this one out of the way, because I’m pretty sure it will be on a lot of people’s lists today. Who doesn’t want to go to Hogwarts!
- The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare: Ever since I read the description, I’ve wanted to see Idris, the City of Glass. It sounds so beautiful!
- Lock Every Door by Riley Sager: This is an easy place to pick, but there are also so many books set there – New York City. I love visiting New York so much and haven’t been there in so long. A bonus would be to get to live in an old, historic building.
- Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins: Ever since I was a teenager, I have always wanted to visit Paris. I still haven’t gotten to do so and I’m not sure when I will, but maybe someday!
- The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern: This book takes place in quite a few locations, but I don’t care about any of them. I just want to be able to step inside the tents of the Cirque des Rêves.
- The Splintered series by A.G. Howard: I think most kids want to visit Wonderland and this series has my favorite depiction of the place by far. Mysterious, beautiful, a little menacing. Sign me up!
- The Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin: Particularly, I want to visit Highgarden, originally the land of House Tyrell. It’s been a while since I read the series, so I don’t know who holds the place now, but Highgarden was always described as such a pretty place.
- The Chicagoland Vampires series by Chloe Neill: I love big, urban cities with lots of culture and excitement, so why have I never visited Chicago? Maybe I should try to plan a trip one day.
- The Lord of the Rings series by J.R.R. Tolkien: This will probably be on a lot of lists today as well. I just want to live in the Shire, become a hobbit, live a happy life, eating and drinking and not worrying about anything. Plus the Shire is so beautiful.
- The Shades of London series by Maureen Johnson: Another big city I would love to visit: London. I’ve always been a bit scared to travel abroad, mostly due to my lack of language learning skills (although I’ll still go to Paris – let’s see how far my high school French can get me!), but at least in London, I should be able to communicate!
Please leave your teasers and top tens in comments!