It's Tuesday . . . time for . . .
Today I'm featuring The Love of My Life by Rosie Walsh. The excerpt shared is from a hardcover version borrowed from the library.
First Chapter: Leo
Her eyelashes are often wet when she wakes, as if she's been swimming in a sea of bad dreams. "It's just some sleep-related thing," she's always said. "I never have nightmares." After a fathomless yawn she'll wipe her eyes and slip out of bed to check Ruby is alive and breathing. It's a habit she's been unable to break, even though Ruby's three.
What do you think? Would you continue reading?
I remember checking on a sleeping child long past the age of three. It's something mothers do the world over. In any event, there's lots of buzz around this new book and I am eager to give it a try.
This First Chapter~First Paragraph post was originally composed and/or compiled by Catherine for the Book Club Librarian blog.