Friday, November 9, 2018

Book Beginnings - 11/9/2018

*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. 

My Book Beginnings is taken from FREEFALL by Jessica Barry:
"My eyes open. A canopy of trees above.  A flock of birds stare down before taking flight.  

I survived.

He might have, too.

I have to see.  I pick my way through the wreckage on bare feet.  Where are my shoes?  It doesn't matter."


  1. I am about 60% in and this book is VERY good.

    Thanks for stopping.

  2. Wow, impressive excerpt! I am now very curious.

    Thanks for sharing...and for visiting my blog.

    1. This book has me not wanting to stop reading. It took a few pages, but lots of secrets and twists.

      You would like it, Laurel.

      Thanks for commenting.

  3. Wow. What a beginning. "I survived." I can't tell if she is worried he didn't survive or did. My Friday Quotes and review

    1. It is a good beginning and a suspenseful read.

      Thanks for commenting, Anne.

  4. Interesting! Airplane crash I wonder? Definitely some kind of catastrophe.

    1. It was a good read.

      I put a snapshot of the book up today.

      Thanks for commenting, Katherine.