Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along! All you have to do is grab the book you’re currently reading, open to a random page and share two sentences from that page. But make sure you don’t share any spoilers!
Aaaaand we are back to our regular programming! In case you missed it, I took part in the 24in48 Readathon over the weekend and I posted about it a few times (see Post 1, Post 2, and Post 3) – there were a lot more posts than usual this week, so it’s nice to get to Tuesday and have some normalcy.
But before we get too normal, did you see my post about my holiday read? I’m taking votes to help me decide which book to take on holidays. If you haven’t voted and you would like to, you can check out my post here.
This week I’m reading H.G. Wells’ timeless (which is kind of a pun I think) classic, The Time Machine. I’ve been reading/watching a few things relating to time travel lately, and I have to say I love the way it messes with my brain and gets me thinking in loops. Despite that I’ve never read Wells’ hugely influential novel, which is obviously a travesty. So I randomly downloaded it during 24in48 as a lunch read and now I’m finishing it up. I really like it but it’s less time travelly than I hoped, and more about the peaking and eventual downward spiral of humanity. But I’ll chat more about that when I eventually write a review. For now, here are the sentences: