Friday, June 20, 2014

Book Beginnings - 6/20/2014


*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.

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This week's book beginnings is taken from FREUD'S MISTRESS by Karen Mack and Jennifer Kaufman. 

"The season for suicides had begun.  

The young woman sat at the writing desk by the window and dipped her pen into black ink.  It scratched across the paper like a raven's claw.  Outside the sky was ashen gray.

She never thought it would come to this, but now here she was, at her sister's mercy, asking for help."

It is an interesting read. 


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Books read and reviewed last week and worthy of mentioning. 

I LOVED this book.  My review is in the book's title.

Don't miss reading DELICIOUS.

DELICIOUS by Ruth Reichl



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What have you read over the past few weeks that stayed with you and you had to let everyone know about?  

Would you want to read Frued's Mistress after the beginning?  :)

And have you read Delicious yet?  If not, please do.

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13 comments:

  1. What do you think about this beginning?

    THANKS for stopping.

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  2. Freud's Mistress is an historical novel I'd be interesting in reading. The life and thoughts of this woman should make an intriguing read, though fiction.

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  3. She is VERY interesting. :)

    THANKS for stopping, Harvee.

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  4. This sounds interesting :) Thanks for sharing! Here is my Book Beginning.

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  5. Thanks for stopping, Sheri.

    It is pretty good.

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  6. Freud's mistress sounds really interesting but I'm not sure I'm in the right frame of mind for a heavy book right now so it'd go on the read later stack. I'm really wanting to read Delicious! I've really enjoyed her nonfiction work.

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  7. It isn't too heavy yet, Katherine. :)

    I hope it stays that way. :)

    I sure hope you get to read Delicious. I know you will love it. It was fantastic.

    Thanks for stopping.

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  8. "The season for suicides had begun."

    I would keep reading for sure! Especially since I overcame chronic depression and suicidal tendencies; thanks for sharing and have a wonderful weekend :)

    Sparrow's BB & Friday 56

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  9. Sounds like a very interesting read indeed!

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  10. Seems very poignant, I would like to read about Freud's Mistress. Wonder how he treated her.

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  11. I am not too far into the book, but a few descriptions of him are indicating that he is very arrogant. :)

    Thanks for stopping, Tea norman.

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  12. It is pretty good so far, fredamans.

    Thanks for stopping.

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  13. It is pretty good so far.

    Sigmund Freud is an interesting person and arrogant. :)

    Thanks for stopping, Claudia.

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