Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Teaser Tuesday: Carousel Sun by Sharon Lee

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the 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 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 and author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

Teaser:
When the offense reaches the outer wall and is release to its mission, the plug is already in place—and the wall has never shown a breach.

If that explanation makes your head hurt, you'll understand why the sand was littered with the charred and pitiful remains of broken spells.
This week my teaser comes from the eARC of Carousel Sun by Sharon Lee. This contemporary fantasy is the sequel to Carousel Tides. Here is the description of this Feb. 4 release:
The long-awaited sequel to Carousel Tides, enchanting contemporary fantasy by Sharon Lee, award-winning co-creator of the popular Liaden Universe® saga. When magic meets mundane, sparks fly: these are exciting times in Archers Beach, Maine! A unprecedented Early Season has united townies and carnies in an effort to expand into a twelve-month resort, recapturing the town's former glory.

Kate Archer, owner-operator of the vintage wooden carousel, is caught up in the excitement—and is quite possibly the cause of it. Because Kate leads a double life, as carny, and as Guardian of the land. Her recent return to the home she had forsaken has changed the town's luck—for the better—and energized the trenvay—earth and water spirits who are as much citizens of the Beach as their mundane counterparts.

But the town's new energy isn't the only change afoot. Joe Nemeier, the local drug lord, whose previous magical consultant was vanquished by Kate, has acquired a new ally—and this one plays with fire. 

11 comments:

  1. Sounds like this is one you've been waiting for. Hope you enjoy it. Here's Mine

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  2. Forgot to ask. Are you staying warm?

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  3. Cool teaser! I havn't heard of this book. will have to check it out. thanks for stopping by my site.

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  4. Sounds like something really huge just happened!

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  5. Had to reread that. Great teaser.
    Thanks for stopping by.

    Kay xx

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  6. Ahh poor broken spells. Thank you for visiting my teasers. I do like yours :)

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  7. Fantastic teaser. It creates a unique mental image.

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  8. Interesting teaser... I love the book cover.

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  9. Not going to lie, that teaser confused me but the imagery is amazing! I love magic so any novel that deals with magic does it for me! Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a good rest of the week :)
    Juli @ Universe in Words

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