Today is Tuesday, so it’s time for a teaser! It is not just any Tuesday though. It’s the Tuesday when Barack Obama is inaugurated as President of the United States. Even as someone who did NOT vote for him, I am moved and awed by the moment that will come in a couple of hours. I am filled with a little bit of hope for the future, and I wish him all the best.

I have chosen “Rise to Rebellion” from my nightstand for today’s teaser. It is a novel of the American Revolution, and I thought it might be an appropriate choice.

Each Tuesday, the teaser meme asks you to:

Each week TEASER TUESDAYS asks you to:

  • Grab your current read
  • Let the book fall open to a random page
  • Share with us two (2) “teaser” sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.
  • You also need to share the title of the book that you’re getting your “teaser” from … that way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser you’ve given!

Please avoid spoilers!My teaser comes from page 208:”He pushed himself to his feet, moved again to the window. He did not look toward the soldiers, instead staring out at nothing, his eyes clouded by tears, anger mixed with the sadness. Stupidity! Blind, incredible stupidity! You don’t slap an entire people across the face …”