*Please join Rose City Reader every Friday to share the first sentence (or so) of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires. Please remember to include the title of the book and the author's name. *Taken directly from Rose City Reader's Blog Page.
My Book Beginnings is taken from THE WEDDING GIFT by Marlen Suyapa Bodden. This book is wonderful as well as sad. Beautiful prose.
"It is daytime, but the path is dark. the stench of decomposing vegetation mingles with the scent of ripe muscadine grapes."
Burial Rites is the book I finished last week. It was EXCELLENT.