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Teaser Tuesday ~ The Women of Troy by Pat Barker

Teaser Tuesday ~ The Women of Troy by Pat Barker

The Women of Troy (Women of Troy #2) by Pat Barker, Trojan Horse, Romance, HIstorical, Retalleing, Mythology, Greek, Fantasy, War
I had Random.org select a page for me and it went with page 179.
Automatically, I picked up Pyrrhus’ cup and took it across to the side-board, though I was almost totally unaware of my surroundings. Again, I saw Pyrrhus put Priam’s ring on his thumb: the destruction of Troy summed up in that one casual action. But something strange seemed to be happening: I discovered I could still feel the ring on the palm of my hand – I had held it, briefly – as if, somehow, that fleeting contact had left a permanent trace. I know it sounds trivial, but it wasn’t. Not to me. It was one of those moments that I think everybody experiences – and they don’t have to be dramatic- when things begin to change; and you know there’s no point ruminating about it, because thinking isn’t going to help you understand. You’re not ready to understand it yet; you have to live your way into the meaning.
First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Daughter of the Moon Goddess by Sue Lynn Tan

First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Daughter of the Moon Goddess by Sue Lynn Tan

Daughter of the Moon Goddess (The Celestial Kingdom Duology #1) by Sue Lynn Tan , Fantasy, Cover Love, Girl, Moon, Flowers, Young Adult, Asian, Historical Fiction, Mythology, Retellings, Romance
There are many legends about my mother. Some say she betrayed her husband, a great mortal warrior, stealing his Elixir of Immortality to become a goddess. Others depict her as an innocent victim who swallowed the elixir while trying to save it from thieves. Whichever story you believe, my mother, Chang’e, became immortal. As did I.