I left the tanner's, and spent a few years working with an aging perfume master, creating all sorts of wonderful scents but I'm still not satisfied. Now I've left Paris behind and am travelling alone in the French countryside, avoiding other people as much as I can, sleeping rough and travelling mostly at night.
Grab your current read.
Let the book fall open to a random page.
Share with us two (2) “teaser” sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.
Share the title of the book that you’re getting your “teaser” from … and please avoid spoilers!
For weeks he met not a single person. And he might have been able to cradle himself in the soothing belief that he was alone in a world bathed in darkness or the cold light of the moon, had his delicate compass not taught him better. (p. 122)----------------
There are lots of giveaways this week to celebrate Book Blogger Appreciation Week. You can see the full list here. But this is a fun one - Fyrefly's Book Blog is having a haiku contest. To enter, you have to write a haiku-review of a book you've read. Click here for info on how to enter or simply to read all the other haiku-reviews.
They're not very good but here's what I came up with:
(luckily the winner will be chosen randomly, not based on haiku eloquence!)
father and son trying to
survive the nightmare
The Road - Cormac McCarthy
action and romance
vampires versus slayers
can't wait for next book
When Twilight Burns - Colleen Gleason
And don't forget my giveaway for a signed copy of Matrimony by Joshua Henkin.