Teaser Tuesday: Even the Darkest Stars

How, when my mother was alive, I had begged her to take me along on her expeditions, and how I still spent many an evening poring over her maps of strange and distant lands, tracing the faded lines of ink with my fingers. I wanted to be an explorer more than anything in the world. I wanted to traverse glaciers and map wilderness and sleep under a roof of stars. I wanted to push against the world and feel it push back.

~ Even the Darkest Stars by Heather Fawcett, Kindle Location 157 (ARC)