Friday, January 30, 2015

Friday Focus: The Friday 56 & Book Beginnings #67


It's Friday . . . time to share excerpts from a current or upcoming read with:
  • Book Beginnings on Fridays hosted by Rose City Reader, where bloggers share the first sentence or more of a current read, as well as initial thoughts about the sentence(s), impressions of the book, or anything else that the opening inspires.  
  • The Friday 56 hosted by Freda's Voice, where you grab a book and turn to page 56 (or 56% of an ebook), find one or more interesting sentences (no spoilers), and post them.
Today I'm featuring a book I borrowed from a friend.  So many people are reading The Girl on the Train, the psychological thriller by Paula Hawkins.  It's a real page-turner.  

The Girl on the Train 

BeginningShe's buried beneath a silver birch tree, down towards the old train tracks, her grave marked with a cairn.  Not more than a little pile of stones, really.  I didn't want to draw attention to her resting place, but I couldn't leave her without remembrance.
Page 56:  "But even if he could tell someone, I don't think he would.  I trust him, I really do."

My thoughts: I have been wanting to read this book since I first heard about it.  There are few books that I feel so compelled to get my hands on.  The library hold list is so long, that when I found out that a friend had bought her own copy, I convinced her to lend it to me before she has the chance to read it herself.  That's what I call a good friend.

Which book are you reading now or about to start?

Friday Focus: The Friday 56 & Book Beginnings #67 was originally published by Catherine for This post cannot be republished without attribution.    

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