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10 July 2020

Book Beginnings: The Good Luck Girls by Charlotte Nicole Davis

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.

I am currently reading The Good Luck Girls by Charlotte Nicole Davis.
The Good Luck Girls by Charlotte Nicole Davis
It was easier, she'd been told, if you kept a tune in your head.
I bought this book back in April as a bit of a "cheer up" present to myself. Although it's not actually very cheery, it's just a book I know I'll love.

I love this first line. It captures the author's gorgeous writing style and immediately gets you wondering: what's easier?

The cover for this book is stunning, the foiling is exquisite and I could stare at it all day.

He sat heavily on the bed, muttered a low curse, and fell back. Aster hurried to his side. His eyes were half open but unseeing, his words faint and incomprehensible. If he wasn't already asleep, he would be soon.
This is from page 56 in my finished paperback copy.

I just... The story has me gripped. I am so invested in what's happening to the girls, what's going to happen, how everything will play out.

This is a very dark book and content warnings so far include sex trafficking, sex slavery, attempted rape, and sustance abuse. It is definitely not an easy read.

What are you reading this week?


  1. Oh this sounds like a good one, and I LOVE that cover too! Happy weekend!

  2. Oooh The Good Luck Girls sound like an interesting book. It is always nice to have a super compatible read where the writer's style fits your taste. Glad you've been enjoying the read! T hanks for sharing :)

    Nancy ✨

  3. This sounds a very interesting book, I am not sure whether that is something I could read but it is good to highlight these types of situations. Thank you for sharing.

    Lauren |

  4. This sounds really interesting! I am going to put this on my TBR for sure! Great review!

  5. Oooh this sounds super intriguing!

  6. Too many trigger warnings here for me. Great review!


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