It's Tuesday . . . time for . . .
Today I'm featuring an upcoming read, The Titanic Sisters by Patricia Falvey. The excerpt shared is from a trade paperback borrowed from the library.
First Chapter: Donegal, Ireland -- 1911
The letter from America changed all our lives. The postman presented it to me with great ritual, as if it were a fine jewel. In his memory, he said, no one in my small village of Kilcross, in County Donegal, at the northwest tip of Ireland, had ever received such a thing, nor had he himself ever delivered anything so rare. After he pedaled away from our cottage whistling, I stood at the door holding the envelope, with its bright ribbon of stamps, in my hands like a colorful bird.
What do you think? Would you continue reading?
I like the historical detail of the postman riding a bike, and am looking forward to beginning this novel about two Irish sisters who set sail for America on the Titanic's maiden voyage.
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