This meme was originated/hosted by the Purple Booker, and first came to my attention as I followed my good blogging friend on Brainfluff. Both are blogs worth checking out. LET’S GET SOME PARTICIPATION HERE!
Find a couple sentences from what you are currently reading to tease others into wanting to read the same book. Scroll down and in the comments/reply box type in the “teaser”, being sure to give the book and the author as well. Please no surprise endings or “spoilers.”
Here is mine for this week:
From The Address by Fiona Davis, a second time novelist, lifelong journalist and friend whose debut novel was The Dollhouse a mystery about the Barbizon hotel in New Work. (see previous review/type the title into the blog search box). This second novel is set at The Dakota, the building where John Lennon of the Beatles was shot. Both novels alternate chapters from the New York buildings’ pasts with current or recent scenes where one of the characters discovers and writes about a mystery in the buildings’ pasts. Both novels are well researched and are fascinating reads that will keep you turning pages.
It comes out August first this year, and I have a signed, advance copy brought to me by good friend and fellow blogger, Debbie Nance of Readerbuzz.
Teaser: Two cousins, one who has recently lost her job, meet at the Cafe Luxembourg in New York. Bailey, the one just fired is meeting Melinda, the “successful,” beautiful, talented cousin.
“…Melinda wasn’t here yet, so Bailey took a booth seat where she had a good view of the door. It wasn’t long before Melinda swept in wearing a jump suit with enormous shoulder pads, her blonde hair in perfect swirls down her back, as if she walked in a bubble that protected her from the humidity…she threw the Barney’s bag she was carrying on the floor and held out her arms.”
“Cousin!” [Here was Melinda, Bailey’s] “last hope.”
Please feel free to tease me into adding yet another book to my TBR list and shelf!