Teaser Tuesday 2/15/22

Teaser Tuesday

Welcome to Teaser Tuesday, the weekly Meme that wants you to add books to your TBR! You can also just share what you are currently reading. We make it very easy to play along, it is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

<strong><i> 1: Grab your current read
2: Open to a random page
3: Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page</i></strong>

<strong><em> • 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!)</em></strong>
<strong><em> • Share the title &amp; author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers! Everyone loves Teaser Tuesday.</em></strong>
<h4><em><a href=”http://thepurplebooker.com”>Ambrosia’s</a> little note:</em></h4>
Happy Teaser Tuesday everyone! As always I hope I find you well this Tuesday and enjoying your reads! I’m doing this from my phone this week again because Apple is taking its sweet time with my laptop. Not impressed with the support right now but please leave a teaser I’ll check them out! I need the cheer!

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This weeks Teaser..

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“After lingering for longer then was necessary, the ticket collector wandered off, reassuring Alba that he would return at the end of the line to help her down. Once he had gone she gazed out the window.</p>
<p class=”chakra-text css-uoamvo”>She thought of Fitz she blushed as she remembered his kiss. The intimacy of it.”
― <span class=”authorOrTitle”>Santa Montefiore, </span><span id=”quote_book_link_589432″><a class=”authorOrTitle” href=”https://www.goodreads.com/work/quotes/576210″>Last Voyage of the Valentina</a></span></p>

Teaser Tuesday 2/8/22

Teaser Tuesday

Welcome to Teaser Tuesday, the weekly Meme that wants you to add books to your TBR! You can also just share what you are currently reading. We make it very easy to play along, it is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

<strong><i> 1: Grab your current read
2: Open to a random page
3: Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page</i></strong>

<strong><em> • 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!)</em></strong>
<strong><em> • Share the title &amp; author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers! Everyone loves Teaser Tuesday.</em></strong>
<h4><em><a href=”http://thepurplebooker.com”>Ambrosia’s</a> little note:</em></h4>
Happy Teaser Tuesday everyone! As always I hope I find you well this Tuesday and enjoying your reads! I’m doing this from my phone this week because my dang laptop screen went kapoot and I’m waiting on Apple to repair it. Goodie. 🤦🏻‍♀️ So no new teaser from me this week sorry about that but I look forward to seeing your teasers!

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This weeks Teaser..

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“After lingering for longer then was necessary, the ticket collector wandered off, reassuring Alba that he would return at the end of the line to help her down. Once he had gone she gazed out the window.</p>
<p class=”chakra-text css-uoamvo”>She thought of Fitz she blushed as she remembered his kiss. The intimacy of it.”
― <span class=”authorOrTitle”>Santa Montefiore, </span><span id=”quote_book_link_589432″><a class=”authorOrTitle” href=”https://www.goodreads.com/work/quotes/576210″>Last Voyage of the Valentina</a></span></p>

Teaser Tuesday 11/2/21

Teaser Tuesday Time

Welcome to Teaser Tuesday, the weekly Meme that wants you to add books to your TBR! You can also just share what you are currently reading. We make it very easy to play along, it is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

1: Grab your current read
2: Open to a random page
3: 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! Everyone loves Teaser Tuesday.

Ambrosia’s little note:

Happy Teaser Tuesday everyone! As always I hope I find you well this Tuesday and enjoying your reads! Hello November and hello sort of fall weather in Tucson. Cool enough in the mornings and some evenings to need a hoodie. I adore hoodie season and it is so short here compared to Minnesota, LOL. Alas it is here and I am very grateful for the cooler temps.

Now onto this week’s teaser. A re-read for me this week as it has been more then 2 decades since I picked these up and the new movie is great. *feels old now*

 

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Teaser Tuesday 10/26/21

1: Grab your current read
2: Open to a random page
3: 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! Everyone loves Teaser Tuesday.

Ambrosia’s little note:

Happy Teaser Tuesday everyone! As always I hope I find you well this Tuesday and enjoying your reads! So sorry this is going up late today. I totally forgot to schedule it and it stayed in drafts. That’s what I get for having 6-8 Rover drop ins and an overnight lol whoops!

To the teaser!

 

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Teaser Tuesday 6/15/21

Teaser Tuesday Time 1: Grab your current read
2: Open to a random page
3: 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! Everyone loves Teaser Tuesday.

Ambrosia’s little note:

Happy Teaser Tuesday everyone! As always I hope I find you well this Tuesday and enjoying your reads! Short and sweet without an updated teaser for me this week (sorry) gave myself a little bit of heat stroke helping someone trap a cat that needed serious medical help in the 114 weather we have here. Worth it though got kitty to the vet and he’s gonna be ok.

Anyways, onto this week’s Teaser:

 

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Teaser Tuesday 3/20/18

Welcome to Teaser Tuesday, the weekly Meme that wants you to add books to your TBR, or just share what you are currently reading. It is very easy 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! Everyone loves Teaser Tuesday.

Comedy of errors I tell you. My quote is the same this week as last because I have been having some issues getting my laptop to load so I am posting this mobile. I haven’t had a chance to grab my read and I hope this goes through from my phone! I tell ya it’s like a series of unfortunate events here lately 😂

“Life, with its rules, its obligations, and its freedoms, is like a sonnet: You’re given the form, but you have to write the sonnet yourself.” – Mrs. Whatsit

Book Review: The Book of Deacon (The Book of Deacon #1) by Joseph R. Lallo

The tale of Myranda Celeste, a young woman orphaned by a century long war, and her chance discovery of a fallen soldier’s priceless cargo. The find will change her life, sending her on an adventure of soldiers and rebels, wizards and warriors, and beasts both noble and monstrous. Each step will bring her closer to the truth of her potential, of the war, and of the fate of her world.


This is one of those books that I just really am not sure what I should say about it. The book was not bad by any means, but it also was not what I would call a good book. Overall for me this one just came up as a bit meh and forgettable, sorry if that sounds a little bit harsh but there we have it.

The first chapters of this book were very boring to me. There were many times in fact that I wanted to just delete it from my device and not worry about it any further. I am glad that I didn’t do that as I really am not a big fan of DNF but it does happen. This is a book that I am glad I finished, but beyond that I really just could not feel a connection with any of the characters. It just feels as if none of them really fully formed enough for me to like them or “feel them”. There were a great many errors in the book which does tend to happen a lot with self published work. I try not to judge authors for that because I know I don’t write perfectly and it is incredibly brave to put your work out there. However, in this instance it was bad enough for me that it began to interfere with reading the book. Myranda was not the character I hoped she would be, I just wanted to tell her to get with the program and light a fire under her butt.

So for me, I wouldn’t say to read it, but I also wouldn’t tell you not to read it, maybe you will like it better than I did. Perhaps characters get better fleshed out in later books, I am not sure I will carry on past this one to find out.

 

My Gemstone Rating:

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Teaser Tuesday 12/6/16

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along with Teaser Tuesday! Just do the following:

• 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! Everyone loves Teaser Tuesday.

“Zackary Connor’s office building was made of glass, endless windows giving the impression of being outside. It was exactly how I liked nature–air conditioned and bug free.” ~ Bewitching the Werewolf (Megan Stephens #1)
by Caroline Hanson

Pardon the dust

Please pardon the dust around the blog as I work on getting the new theme completely installed. It is a wonderful theme and I am very excited to be taking this next step forward in my book blogging adventure! It is a little scary leaving behind Fire & Ice, but I feel like the same was right.

So welcome, have a look around and mind any dusty areas.