Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Teaser Tuesday (10): Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Teaser Tuesday: Daughter of Smoke and Bone
Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do as 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 any spoilers so as not to ruin the book for others.

Author: Laini Taylor
Publication Date: September 27, 2011
Pages: 417
Genre: YA, Fantasy
Book Description from Goodreads: 
 Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky. 
In a dark and dusty shop, a devil's supply of human teeth grows dangerously low.
And in the tangled lanes of Prague, a young art student is about to be caught up in a brutal otherwordly war.
Meet Karou. She fills her sketchbooks with monsters that may or may not be real; she's prone to disappearing on mysterious "errands"; she speaks many languages - not all of them human; and her bright blue hair actually grows out of her head that color. Who is she? That is the question that haunts her, and she's about to find out.
When one of the strangers - beautiful, haunted Akiva-fixes his fire-colored eyes on her in an alley in Marrakesh, the result is blood and starlight, secrets unveiled, and a star-crossed love whose roots drink deep of a violent past. But will Karou live to regret learning the truth about herself?


     "He moved at speed, onward toward another human city to find another doorway bitter with the devil's magic, and after that another, until all bore the black handprint.
     In far reaches of the world, Hazael and Liraz were doing the same. Once all the doors were marked, the end would begin.
     And it would begin with fire." (page 59).

I haven't gotten too far into this yet, I'm reading it for Just A Lil' Lost's Summer read-a-long for July, I've been seriously slacking in the reading department. 

What are you guys reading this Tuesday? Link me up in the comments and I'll be sure to swing by! 

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  1. Very cool! I'm reading the "Fallen" series and it sounds like this one might need to be next!

    Here's mine (from a fairy tale re-telling): http://duckduckcow.blogspot.com/2012/07/teaser-tuesday-princess-of-midnight-ball.html


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