Teaser Tuesdays

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of


Anyone can play along! 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!

 So here are my teasers, one from the novel I’m reading,

‘That evening, as we all sat by the fireplace and grilled goat cheese, the hermit told us enchanting stories from faraway lands. While his voice droned on, I closed my eyes, travelling with him to the deserts of Arabia, Bedouin tents in North Africa, and a sea of the bluest water, called the Mediterranean.’

P 169, The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak.

and one travel writing.

‘She felt his touch, his lips on her neck and thigh against hip, and let her head roll back in surrender. The gesture had excited him, making her laugh like the bulbuls that hid in the green groves of peepul trees.’

P211, Love in a Hot Climate by Rory Maclean in ‘Ox Travels, Meetings with remarkable travel writers’.