Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by Jen at Books and A Beat. 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!
I thought I’d jump back into Teaser Tuesday this week with the book I received for the first month of my Bookabuy subscription. I was pretty excited to get this book written by Cecilia Ekbäck as she had another book (Wolf Winter) out a couple of years that piqued my interest, but that I’m yet to read.
Thus far I have mixed feelings about In the Month of the Midnight Sun. I like the plot; well, most of it anyway. The writing is really bothering me though. I won’t go into detail – I’ll save that for if I do a review – but I have a few problems, namely the different narrative voices (or lack thereof) and the use of loads of short sentences. Anyway, it’s good but not great; I’ll continue with it though because I’ve gone past the 30% mark without flinging it away and there’s a mystery to be solved (I can’t not finish it if there’s a mystery to be solved). Here are some sentences: