Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Teaser Tuesday: The Ministry of SUITS by Paul Gamble

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Books and a Beat. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
  • 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 and author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

Teaser:
David had known Jack long enough that he knew when he was going to ask a question that would get them both into trouble.
This week my teaser comes from The Ministry of SUITS by Paul Gamble. I got this ARC from Macmillan. Here is the description from Amazon:
Memo: For Ministry of Strange, Unusual, and Impossible Things Operatives Only

A series of strange incidents have been reported in Belfast:
* Oddball kids are going missing
* There are several unconfirmed signs of pirates.
* A wild bear known to be a very sore loser at musical statues has escaped from the museum and is on the rampage.

Fortunately, our newest recruits, Jack Pearse, a curious boy skilled at logical thinking and seeing what's actually there, and Trudy Emerson, the most dangerous girl in his school, are on the case. As per Ministry policy, they are currently being trained in the use of The Speed (patent pending) and will have full access to Ministry supplies (assuming they manage to navigate the paperwork without going insane), so we are confident that they will succeed in their mission to discover and foil this villainous plot.

Please provide all assistance possible, as a) they don't know who they are actually up against, b) the world is much stranger than they realized, and c) they are only 12 and have to be in bed by 10 p.m.

P.S.-Could all Ministry operatives who have borrowed dinosaurs in the past two weeks please return them? We're running low on inventory.

5 comments:

  1. It's always best to go on adventures with people you've known for a long time! This sounds like a really fun read and the cover looks great as well! Thanks for sharing :) I hope you have a great week!
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  2. The setting of this book has me intrigued. I have always wanted to go to Belfast. I wonder what is going to get these two into trouble? I hope that you enjoy this one! :)

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  3. Heehee! At least life's never boring for him!

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  4. I had a good chuckle over the teaser. What a fun cover and it sound delightful.

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  5. +JMJ+

    Jack sounds like trouble! LOL! But David seems to like being his friend, so getting into trouble must be exciting. =)


    Here's my Teaser for the week!

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