Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Teaser Tuesdays: The Wizard's Ward


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 & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

This month, I am trying to work through my TBR pile, as part of the Take Control of Your TBR Pile Challenge, hosted by Kimba @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer. Today's teaser is from a book I've had sitting on my shelves for about three years now, since finding a copy on the bargain shelves at our local Books-A-Million.

Experience had taught him that he fared best on his own. Yet he seemed doomed to go through life picking up followers, the way a long cloak picked up troublesome burrs. "First, I must go see if any of the others are still alive."
~ page 34 of The Wizard's Ward by Deborah Hale

38 comments:

  1. Lovely passage...I can picture the followers clinging to his cloak...lol

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  2. Beautiful cover. I can see why it attracted you at the bookstore. I hope it was worth the 3 year wait. :)

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    Stephanie (Go Flash Go) @ Read, Rinse, Repeat

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  3. Great teaser, thanks for sharing and thanks for stopping by my blog :-)
    Zenia @ The Obsessive Reader

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  4. Ooh, I like that cover & teaser. :)

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  5. Wow great teaser! Am now curious about this book! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and commenting I appreciate it! 8)

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  6. Nice teaser. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and checking mine out as well. :)

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  7. Ooh nice tease! Not familiar with this one!

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  8. Sounds good. I hope you are enjoying it. Thanks for visiting my blog. Happy reading!

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  9. great teaser. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

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  10. Beautiful cover and very nice teaser. Thanks for stopping by my blog :)

    - Nyx @ Unraveling Words

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  11. I've never heard of this book before. Interesting teaser. Thanks for stopping by :)

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  12. Interesting teaser....loving the cover...:D

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  13. That's a pretty cover. How are you liking the book so far?

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    1. I just finished it this afternoon and enjoyed it! It was just what I was looking for right now -- light fantasy with some romance. Review coming on Thursday :-) Thanks for stopping by!

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  14. I love that you are going way back when working on the challenge. I'm just trying to get through what I've picked up this year that would probably end up languishing on my shelf. Thanks for visiting my TT.

    LisaILJ @ I’ll Tumble for YA

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  15. Love that teaser. And I like the cover. Thank you for stopping by my TT

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  16. Sounds like he's a natural leader (but reluctant). Good teaser.
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  17. Nice teaser! Hope you're enjoying the book,

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  18. That's such a cute teaser! Kind of reminds me of the t.v show Doctor Who who always has a companion haha.
    Thanks for stopping by Bookmunchies (:

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  19. Excellent teaser -- sounds like an intriguing read. Good luck with your Challenge, and thanks for the visit today!

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  20. Great teaser! Thanks for stopping by.

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  21. Excellent teaser! This sounds like an interesting read! I'll keep an eye our for it. :)

    Thanks for sharing and thanks for stopping by my TT earlier.

    Happy reading! :D

    Sarika @ The Readdicts

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  22. Nice teaser ! Thanks for stopping by my blog :)

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  23. Great teaser! :D
    The book sounds really interesting.

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  24. Sounds like my type of guy - lonely and brooding yet not uncaring. Thanks for the teaser and for dropping by my blog! Happy reading!

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  25. Never heard of this book before must go check it on Goodreads. Thanks for sharing and happy reading :)

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  26. Great teaser. I haven't heard of this book before, I'll have to go check it out at Goodreads. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

    Melody @ Adventures in Bookland

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  27. What a lovely teaser! I haven't heard of this novel before, but it definitely sounds like my kind of story. Thanks for sharing!

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  28. Interesting teaser! I haven't actually heard of this book, I'll go and check it out :)

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  29. Hi Melissa,

    Thanks for stopping by Fiction Books yesterday. I love to 'meet' new people and your visits and comments will always be welcome.

    What a lovely, peaceful cover this edition of the book has, I can see why you were attracted to it.

    The teaser lines are not quite so relaxing though, it sounds as though whoever we are talking about, is not best pleased to always be called upon to lead and I do hope that it isn't the Wizard referring to his ward, or she sounds in for a hard time.

    I haven't come across this author before and I was surprised to discover just what a prolific writer she is, so you will have plenty more books to add to your collection if you enjoy this one!

    Yvonne

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  30. Oh wow, what a lovely teaser. :) I've not heard of this book before - thanks for sharing. ^.^ Also, thanks for stopping by my Teaser Tuesday. :3
    Happy Reading! :D

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    Tiffa @ The British Book Nerd

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  31. Great teaser! It makes me want to read the rest of the book. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

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  32. Ooh pretty cover! Thanks for stopping by!

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  33. Awesome teaser! Thanks for stopping by my TT!

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  34. WEll that sounds ominous. =) Thanks for visiting our TT

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  35. Hadn't heard of this before, will have to check it out. And don't worry, I've had books on my shelf just as long lol.

    Thanks for stopping by Book Cover Justice :)

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