Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Teaser Tuesday (126)


Teaser Tuesday
is a weekly event
Sponsored by MizB of Should be Reading

Here's how it works:

Grab the book you are currently reading (anything at all)
Open the book to any random page.
Share 2 teaser sentences from anywhere on the page
Please Make Sure They Are Not Spoilers!
(Don't Give Too Much Away)
Just enough to pique our interests

This Week:

Light flowed over Headmistress Richardson's fingers like a fog crawling down the mountainside.  It sprayed from her fingertips where she had finished her glyph and slithered out, leaving little sparks in its wake.

Maiden Flight of the Avenger
By:  Alex White
19pg

18 comments:

Gina said...

A curious description indeed. Happy reading!

Nina said...

oooh, interesting. I'm thinking about boardingschool..steampunk. :)

Melissa (Books and Things) said...

Sounds like a fun steampunk!

Unknown said...

Oooh, nice imagery -- great teaser! Thanks for stopping by mine, as well! :-)

Shooting Stars Mag said...

Ooh intersting! Thanks for sharing.

-Lauren

Melissa (My World...in words and pages) said...

GMR - Hi! Thank you. :)

Melissa (My World...in words and pages) said...

Hi Nina! Thank you for stopping by! And steampunk is always awesome to think about. :)

Melissa (My World...in words and pages) said...

It really is Melissa (books&things). I loved the podcast of the novel and now reading the novella, well. Just cool. :)

Melissa (My World...in words and pages) said...

Thank you Melissa @Melissa Bookshelf. Glad you like this teaser. Alex is great at the imagery and drawing of the world this way. And glad to stop by!

Melissa (My World...in words and pages) said...

Hi Lauren! Thank you, and glad you liked the teaser. :)

Bex said...

Hmm!! Interesting o: I've probably said this before, but I love reading teasers from books I'm completely new to. Sounds like a good one. I hope you're enjoying it :)

Jennifer @ Bad Bird Reads said...

Oh wow, that is great imagery. Love it.

carol said...

Interesting teaser, especially combined with the cover.

Melissa (My World...in words and pages) said...

Hi Rebecca - Kindle Fever! So glad you liked this teaser. :) And yes, I agree with you! It's a great way to get a glimpse of a new book. :) I have really enjoyed this one. :) Thank you!

Melissa (My World...in words and pages) said...

Jennifer L. Bielman, this whole story and his podcast is like this. I am very taken with the writing style and descriptions the author uses. :) Thank you! Glad you really liked the teaser.

Melissa (My World...in words and pages) said...

Carol, yes. :) Glad you enjoyed the teaser. It does have airplane things going on too, but such great descriptions, actions, and magic here.

Cherry said...

That is an unusual way to describe sunlight...

Melissa (My World...in words and pages) said...

Cherry, it is, but I love it. I really like the metaphors Alex uses.