Teaser Tuesdays ~ The Book of Fires

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The Book of Fires ~ Jane Borodale

Here’s another book I picked up at MidWinter. It looks really great. I love historical fiction novels where the author examines an occupation or trade (Fireworks in this case) and gives you all the details. From what I’ve read so far, the writing is great, too.

“A Bouquet can be as much as six hundred rockets in a display, or even more for royalty or particular occasions. In Green Park three years ago, the Ruggieris’ pyrotechnic show to celebrate the peace sent up flights amounting to a figure greater than ten thousand rockets.” I am amazed, although I don’t fully understand what it is a rocket does. (page 95)

Check out this cool trailer for the book.

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!

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