04 March 2016

Book Beginnings #20

For Book Beginnings, Rose City Reader invites us 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.

I am currently reading The Accident Season by Moïra Fowley-Doyle.
When I heard Bea chant the words it was as if little insects were crawling in under my spine, ready to change it. I was going to crack and bend, become something other. Our temples were sweating under our masks but we didn't take them off. It felt like they had become part of our skins.
I am currently powering through the whole North East Teenage Book Award shortlist, and out of all of the books this is probably the one I've been looking forward to the most.

I like this beginning, it's creepy and mysterious and it makes me want to read on. I only picked the book up today, so I'm not sure if it will live up to my expectations, but it's had amazing reviews and so many people have recommended it. I want to know what The Accident Season is, how the characters react to such a thing and how it impacts upon a family dynamic.

Also, the main character's name is Cara. And that's pretty similar to Cora.

5 comments:

  1. A promising beginning...hope you enjoy this one!

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  2. Grey characters add depth to novels for me, and they are the most reflective of what it means to be human.

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  3. Sounds good! I hope you enjoy it. Here's mine Monday

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  4. That beginning is quite intriguing.

    Thanks for sharing.

    ENJOY, and have a good weekend.

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
    My Book Beginnings

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  5. Sounds good! I want to read this one. Enjoy. :D

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