Teaser Tuesday – The Creation of Eve

teaser-tuesdayGrab your current read.

Let the book fall open to a random page.

Share with us two (2) “teaser” sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.

You also need to share the title of the book that you’re getting your “teaser” from … that way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser you’ve given!

Teaser Tuesday – The Creation of Eve

The Stolen Crown – Book Review

The Stolen Crown by Susan Higginbotham

When Katherine was a very young girl, a marriage changed her life – and the future of England – forever. Kate’s older sister, the widowed Elizabeth Woodville had caught the eye of the young King Edward IV. Edward and Elizabeth wasted very little time putting her less-than-noble family into some of the highest positions in the lands. Katherine in particular is wed to the young Harry, Duke of Buckingham, a boy whose position in England was second only to Edward IV and his children and brothers. Katherine and Harry grow to love one another deeply, but the specter of Richard of Gloucester, the man that Harry admires

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TSS: Rain, rain, go away!

Like much of the rest of the country, Chicagoland saw rain pretty much the entirety of last week. We didn’t have anything too torrential at least, it would just rain about half of the day, with some clearing the rest of the day. Of course, the good thing about rain is that by definition it is warm enough out that it is NOT snow! It has been mid-40s to mid-50s here, which is fabulous, and actually a little warmer than I would expect for early March.

Of course, the dreary, rainy weather fit our mood pretty well around here. My husband’s (young!) uncle passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, so that made for a tough week for the family. It may look like I read a

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Say Yes to the Book

Just in case you’re wondering, yes, I DO spend too much time with TLC on in the background on the days I’m home with Daniel and, yes, I WAS thinking of “Say Yes to the Dress” when I named this post. I’m aware mine doesn’t rhyme as well, but I’ve made my peace with that.

So I’m pretty much fresh off of a month of BLOB (a book ban acquisition game) and, after an initial buying spree, I’m actually doing much better resisting books now than I was before. I’m trying to reevaluate what I request, what pitches I accept, what I buy, even what I borrow from the library; I’m trying to

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The Opposite of Me – Book Review

The Opposite of Me by Sarah Pekkanen

Lindsey is sure that she is on her way to becoming the youngest VP of advertising in her company’s history. Not that her mother can appreciate anything she does without making sure that she knows of her twin sister Alex’s successes. Alex has always been the pretty one – no, make that the gorgeous one. You know, the one who parlays a career in modeling to a career on television. Whatever, though, Lindsey doesn’t care too much about what Alex is accomplishing or how rich and handsome her fiance is, because Lindsey is rocketing through the world of advertising. Until, suddenly, she isn’t any more.

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