Friday, September 16, 2016

Book Beginnings - 9/16/16

*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 TAHOE DARK by Todd Borg:

""We got your son Jonas," a voice on the phone said.  It was a strange, buzzy voice, vaguely feminine, warping like it had been hung in the wind to twist and turn."

Mr. Borg's books are ALWAYS very good. 
Books finished the last two weeks:

THE VELVET HOURS by Alyson Richman

Loved the book.

Review is in the book's title.  

NEWS OF THE WORLD by Paulette Jiles:

Captain Kidd travels around the country reading the news while he is transporting a ten-year old girl that had been captured by the Indians and then returned. 

I enjoyed the book.

Love the descriptions of the undeveloped country but happy I didn't live back then.  

Review on October 6.
KAROLINA'S TWINS by Ronald H. Balson

Wonderful story line despite the WWII situations. 

Review is in the book's title.


LETTERS FROM PARIS by Juliet Blackwell
I really enjoyed LETTERS FROM PARIS.  
Review will be on September 20.


Really enjoyed the book - especially the ending. 

Review will be on September 22.


  1. Happy Reading!!

    Thanks for stopping.

  2. Replies
    1. I really enjoyed the ones I read.

      I am loving Todd Borg's book.

      Thanks for stopping, Laurel.

  3. Your header photograph is lovely. I will be back for the review of Letters from Paris.

    1. Thanks, Roberta. The header is from when we were in Portree, Scotland.

      Great...see you on the review day of Letters from Paris.

      Thanks for stopping, Roberta.