Teaser Tuesdays

Teaser Tuesdays: A Brief History of Seven Killings

Teaser Tuesdays: A Brief History of Seven Killings

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I have been reading last year’s Man Booker award winner – A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James for the past couple of weeks. Let me tell ya, there is nothing brief about it.

Teaser Tuesdays: A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms

Teaser Tuesdays: A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms

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I am really loving all this back story into the Targaryen family that I am getting reading these various prequels to A Song of Ice and Fire. Dangerous Women that I read last year was fantastic, dramatic, and bloodthirsty all at the same time.

Teaser Tuesdays: The Blue Between Sky and Water

Teaser Tuesdays: The Blue Between Sky and Water

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Being a mother of two children who are mad about Kinder Joy eggs, reading this excerpt from The Blue Between Sky and Water by Susan Abulhawa made me feel so immeasurably sad.

Here, a small child from the Gaza strip mourns the loss of Kinder Joy eggs when they are under siege by the Israelis.

Teaser Tuesdays: City of Glass

Teaser Tuesdays: City of Glass

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Am on a binge-reading session of Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments series, and while the books have their flaws, I love the snark element in some of the characters – especially Magnus Bane is a fast favorite with me.

Here’s an excerpt from the third book in the series – City of Glass.

Teaser Tuesdays: Pretties

Teaser Tuesdays: Pretties

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After sitting on the fence for ages, I finally started and zipped through the second book in ...

Teaser Tuesdays: Snow Falling on Cedars

Teaser Tuesdays: Snow Falling on Cedars

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This book was on my TBR list for the longest time. Finally, I got around to it a couple of weeks ago, and all I can tell you right now, is that it is definitely worth the wait.

This book is primarily about the isolation and discrimination against the Japanese living in USA during the time of World War 2.

Here’s an excerpt where he beautifully describes the landscape while at the same time talking about the futility of fighting over land.