Friday, February 23, 2018

Book Beginnings - 2/23/2018

 
*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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My Book  Beginnings is taken from WHEN NEVER COMES by Barbara Davis:



"The room is dark but not quite still.  A threadbare curtain breathes in and out at the window, shuddering in the sticky Carolina heat.  Outside, the hum of night things fills up the quiet, a chorus of moist throats and raspy wings calling through the torn screen."

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Books Finished:

THE ELIZAS by Sara Shepard

Review will be on April 26.


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THE HUSBAND HOUR by Jamie Brenner.

Review will be on April 24.


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THEN SHE WAS GONE by Lisa Jewell.


Review will be on April 19.

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AFTER ANNA by Lisa Scottoline.


Review will be on April 18.


A GREAT read...don't miss reading it.

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THE NEW NEIGHBORS by  Simon Lelic.


Review will be on April 10.

 

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THE OTHER MOTHER by Carol Goodman. 


Review will be on March 29, 2018.

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NOT THAT I COULD TELL by Jessica Strawser.

Review will be on March 27 - good read.


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THE BROKEN GIRLS by Simone St. James

Review will be on March 22 - very good read.
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THE RECIPE BOX by Viola Shipman LOVED it...review will be on March 20, 2018.
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LET ME LIE by Clare Mackintosh



Review will be on March 14, 2018.

Have to say it is one of her best.
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THE FAMILY NEXT DOOR by Sally Hepworth.

Review will be on March 13, 2018.

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17 comments:

  1. Happy Friday - Happy Reading!!

    Thanks for stopping.

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  2. Very descriptive beginning. This week I am spotlighting Close to the Edge by Dawn Ryder. Happy reading!

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    1. I always enjoy her books.

      It is quite good.

      Thanks for commenting, Kathy.

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  3. An intriguing book beginning!

    Here's mine: http://bit.ly/2CgXiSz

    Happy Weekend!

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    1. I am about one-third through the book and am enjoying it.

      It is a very good beginning.

      Thanks for commenting, Sassy Brit.

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  4. Beautiful opening lines! I also want to read several of the other books shown here, like The Other Mother and Let Me Lie. I already have After Anna. Can't wait!

    Here's mine: “ALTERNATE SIDE”

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    1. Her books are always a favorite. This one is good as well.

      You will enjoy all of those books, Laurel.

      Thanks for commenting.

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  5. Love you excerpt! So descriptive! I feel like I'm in the room!

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    1. Her writing always takes you right to the place the character is.

      I am enjoying the book.

      Thanks for commenting, Kim.

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  6. Wonderful, descriptive beginning! Thank you for sharing this!

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    1. It is a beautiful beginning.

      Thanks for commenting, Suko.

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  7. You can almost feel the heat.

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    1. Definitely feels as though you are right there experiencing the heat.

      Thanks for commenting, Tea.

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  8. I've got my eye on After Anna.

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    1. It was SO good, Roberta.

      I was glued to the pages.

      ENJOY when you read it, and thanks for commenting.

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  9. I think I'm going to have to look up The Elizas! :)

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    1. The Elizas was twisty, a bit confusing, and different.

      I will be interested to hear what you think.

      Thanks for commenting, Lauren.

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