First chapter, first paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea.
My current read is a junior/teen read, the 4th in the Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, Eagle Strike. Here’s the beginning of the Prologue:
It had taken them five days to make the journey, cutting their way through the dense, suffocating undergrowth, fighting through the very air, which hung heavy, moist, and still. Trees as tall as cathedrals surrounded them, and a strange green light — almost holy — shimmered through the vast canopy of leaves. The rain forest seemed to have an intelligence of its own. Its voice was the sudden screech of a parrot, the flicker of a monkey swinging through the branches overhead. It knew they were there.
• 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!
Here’s the teaser from Chapter 3, Matador, p.37:
A flicker of annoyance passed across the Russian’s face. “You are only alive because I permit it. Please don’t make me ask you a second time.”
Would you keep reading? Give us a teaser from your current read!