This meme, hosted by Should Be Reading, is all about teasing potential readers from our current books.
Here’s how it works.
- 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!
Today, I’m featuring Secrets of a Soap Opera Diva, by Victoria Rowell.
I know, Kitty, but I’m ashamed to admit that I’ve never hired a black writer on The Rich and the Ruthless in all thirty-seven years. And Queenie’s been in that wig so long I thought that was her own hair and there’s nothing right about that. p.94
Here’s a tidbit from Amazon:
Calysta Jeffries is the hottest black actress in daytime and the diva of the soap opera world, known for her role as Ruby Stargazer on television’s most popular soap opera, “The Rich and the Ruthless.”
After fifteen years, three returns from the dead, two failed pregnancies, one alien abduction, and overcoming retrograde amnesia, Calysta still hasn’t managed to snag the biggest award in daytime drama: the Sudsy. Now is supposed to be her moment. But Calysta’s onscreen/offscreen rival Emmy Abernathy wins the award for the fourth time. The drama begins when journalist Mitch Morelli asks Calysta for a quote after the award show and her true feelings for her costar slip out.
Ripped from the headlines of Soap Opera Digest and straight off of the television screen, Secrets of a Soap Opera Diva will give readers plenty to talk about as they try to guess where the real world ends and Rowell’s imagination begins.
What delightful excerpts are you finding today? I hope you’ll stop by and share.