Teaser Tuesday (1/31/17)

Teaser Tuesday 1-31-17 blog header

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Purple Booker. Everyone is welcome to join in.


• 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! Everyone loves Teaser Tuesday.

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi book cover

Wow, it’s been quite awhile since I’ve done a Teaser Tuesday post! Today’s teaser is from Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. I’ve heard so many wonderful things about this book and was thrilled when I found it at the library last week. I just started it last night and I’m not very far into it, but I’m really enjoying it so far. For those of you who don’t know, Homegoing is a book that starts with two young girls, Effia who lives in Ghana and her half-sister Esi who was sold as a slave, and traces their lineage down to modern times. I’m so excited to read more of this book. Here’s a quick teaser from the first chapter:

“Effia had known, of course, that there were people in the dungeons. People who spoke a different dialect than her, people who had been captured in tribal wars, even people who had been stolen, but she had never thought of where they went from there.”

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