MizB at Should Be Reading hosts Teaser Tuesdays. Here's how it works: Grab your current read; let the book fall open to a random page; and share 2 “teaser” sentences from that page. For more teasers, click on through to MizB's blog.
It was a hot, sticky August day, the kind where you'd break into a sweat merely by thinking about moving. The neighborhood dogs lay flat in patches of shade like dead things, and even the crows searching for scraps on the lawn seemed listless and out of sorts. Ruby thought the blank blue-gray sky itself must be perishing of thirst.—From Diamond Ruby by Joseph Wallace (Touchstone, 2010)
Mama called it sickness weather. (p. 19)