Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. It’s simple: turn to a random page of a book you’re currently reading and post two ‘teaser’ sentences.
There was no Wind to presage it this time, no sound or stir, so nearly everyone who felt it—and everyone felt it—believed it theirs alone, their own despair. It was a wave of raw emotion so potent that, for an instant, it carved out every other feeling and took its place, in its brief passage colonising every thinking creature—every feeling creature—with the absolute conviction of the end.
– Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor
The Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy is my absolute favourite series. Laini Taylor’s prose is poetic, her mystery intriguing and her imagination infinite. I cannot recommend it highly enough.