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February 22

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Teaser Tuesdays: Those Are Pretty Dancing Shoes

by Ann-Katrina

Teaser Tuesdays Happy Tuesday! It’s time again for another edition of Teaser Tuesdays…

Here are the rules:

  • Grab your current read
  • Let the book fall open to a random page
  • Share with us two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
  • You also need to share the title of the book where you get your teaser from…that way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser you’ve given
  • Please avoid spoilers

entwined This week’s teaser:

"Azelea ran through the gardens, her black skirts billowing in the breeze of honeysuckle and lilac. She had forgotten how fresh and alive the gardens felt, with bright flowers bursting all over it like fireworks." pg. 207 Entwined by Heather Dixon

I followed Heather Dixon’s blog (before she made it private) and adored her illustrations and stories, so when she revealed that she’d be working on a full length fairytale retelling of the Twelve Dancing Princesses I knew I wanted to read it and I consider myself lucky to have gotten my hands on an ARC.

So far, though, I have to admit that it’s slow going. Then again, I’m only halfway through the second chapter, which means it should definitely pick up (if the the hints she gave her blog readers are any indication).

Comments on Teaser Tuesdays: Those Are Pretty Dancing Shoes

  1. # Arlee Bird wrote on February 22, 2011 at 11:34 am:

    Sounds like a good springtime read.

    Tossing It Out

  2. # Alice Audrey wrote on February 22, 2011 at 1:47 pm:

    These slow cookers are often the best. Even though I’ve never heard of this one, I’d say stick with it a bit longer.

    – Alice

  3. # Jennifer wrote on February 22, 2011 at 1:53 pm:

    A very beautiful and vivid teaser. My TT:

  4. # Andrea wrote on February 22, 2011 at 8:52 pm:

    This is such a beautiful teaser. I have been thinking about this book for awhile. I love the cover.

    Reading Lark’s Teaser

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