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.
For Friday 56, Freda's Voice asks you to turn to Page 56 in your book or 56% on your e-reader and pick a sentence. This is my first time
The stepmonster is at it again.
Raffles, discount coupons, and magazine sweepstakes lay strewn across the kitchen table.
And from the get-go you can tell that this is a Cinderella retelling. I have to admit, it isn't my favourite fairytale in the world, I hated the Disney animation,... But I love retellings so I already have pretty high hopes for this. I love that there's no messing around.
"That's it?" I sit up. "Gail, honestly, it's probably just this angry blogger. They've been posting for weeks about how terrible I am as Carmindor."Well. I pretty much read this whole page to pick out a quote for 56% so I know the wider context, and I can't wait to get to all of the drama that is going to unfold!
Look out for a giveaway of this book on Monday!