Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:One of my favourite books that I read preblogging days was Jeanne Kalogridis' excellent The Borgia Bride. Over the last few months I have been eagerly anticipating reading her latest book, The Devil's Queen until I realised that some how I had never actually read her last book, which is published here under the title Painting Mona Lisa. I think it was called I, Mona Lisa in some other parts of the world.
- 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!
My teaser comes from page 347:
My father sat, one shoulder pressed hard against the inner wall, his body slumped diagonally; he gingerly held one hand out to his side. The skin over his cheekbone was tight, violet, so puffed up that I could not see his eye. And his hand...