Teaser Tuesday: The Alice Network

My Teaser Tuesday for this week comes from Kate Quinn's marvelous The Alice Network. I'm only a fourth through but I am hardcore in love. There are a handful of badass women who dominate the book, and Quinn's trademark mix of rich detail and delightful one-liners. (Limiting myself to one teaser today was a challenge!)

This quote is from the start of the novel, when our World War I spy Eve gets her first job at a Lille-based restaurant..

Eve could see why the Germans came to dine here. It was a civilized place to relax after a long day of stamping on your conquered populace. (p103)

What are you reading right now? Any teasers to share?

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  1. I'm reading The Gypsy Moth Summer by Julia Fierro, I'm about 20% in and there are some really wonderful words.
    I'm looking forward to reading The Alice Network.

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    1. I'm hearing nothing but good things about The Gypsy Moth Summer -- I need to add it to my TBR.

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  2. Oh yes of course I'd want to read. You not doing a giveaway of this one, are you????

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    1. I am -- but US only, alas. I'll see if I can figure out an international giveaway somehow because this book is awesome!!

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  3. Hallo, Hallo Audra! :)

    I haven't seen this title come through my feeds; new on my radar & thankful you broached talking about it as I'm on a war era reading kick lately! I even have some war dramas coming up on my blog in a few short weeks. I positively love the PS series by Wm. Morrow but it's been a few years since I've read their releases. I always aim to swing back into them esp as I want to read the dramas by Ms Robson and also, keep up with the literary gems outside of their Historicals, too!

    This subject of exploration interests me - so thank you! Keenly happy to hear this is a strong choice for those of us who love this area of History and the strong female leads we're seeking to find!

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