Welcome to Teaser Tuesday, the weekly Meme that is hosted by The Purple Booker, and brought to my attention by https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpress.com/. It is very easy to play along:
• 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!
What Stacy is Reading:
Page 3% (ebook):
“Well, I’m really glad you brought me in on this, Nicholas. Dr. Samuelson and his team are correct in that we’ve got to keep a lid on the situation for the near-term We owe it to our sponsors to give the FDA time to test this Omniphage and for them to gear up for large-scale release. What’s your take on it, George?”
“Oh, I agree that this will have a destabilizing influence, but to be honest, I don’t think the repercussions will be as bad as you think. There have been a great many lifestyle-changing technologies over the centuries and humans do seem to adapt.”
“Aim to keep your closet organized like a boutique, with everything sectioned off and lined up, so it’s easy to navigate and get dressed.
Handle your accessories in the same fashion. Shoes should be separated by function– all boots together in order of ankle, midcalf, tall and so on. They should also be lined up by color. Organize jewelry by type and lay out your rings, necklaces, bracelets, and pins as you’d find them in a boutique, untangled as if they were being presented to a prospective customer. Even if they’re costume, even if they were only $5 apiece, you need to see what you have and know where it is at a moment’s notice.”
Bookish Thought For the Day:
“All books will become light in proportion as you find light in them.”– Mortimer Jerome Adler
Sweet Breath of Memory
“Don’t attack the dough,” Sheila cried in a voice cracking with emotion. “Handle it as you would a lover—with confident hands, but carefully! And the vanilla icing on those pastries has to be as featherlight as new snow—so delicate a strong wind will carry it away. Remember that baking is about illusion, promise, and the fragility of beauty.”
It sounds pretty, indeed, but nobody actually talks like that. Especially not as a frequent occurrence, like in this book. And perhaps if only one person spoke so flowery like that it would be okay… but it seems that nearly everybody in the book does.