Friday, April 19, 2013

Friday Memes 4/19

The Question:
What was last book you read that made you cry?

My Answer:
It's kinda amusing that this is the question for this week since I just did Top Ten Books That Made Me Cry on Tuesday! But the last one that made me cry was A Distant Melody by Sarah Sundin! Such an amazing book!

Hosted by: Rose City Reader

"Please join me every Friday 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. Please remember to include the title of the book and the author's name."

Hans had stolen all the egg money-again.
Annalisa Werner's chapped fingers trembled against the frayed edge of the apron she'd turned into a basket. The burden of walnuts stretched the thin linen so that it seemed to groan in protest.
A Noble Groom by Jody Hedlund

My Thoughts
Beautifully written start! It makes you so mad at Hans right away and introduces compassion for Annalisa!


Jolene said...

Sarah Sundin is a great writer. I loved Blue Skies Tomorrow.

I'm a follower now of GFC. :)

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Ashley Nemer said...

Never heard of her - or of Jody Hedlund. Thanks for the book leads.

New GFC Follower

Billy Burgess said...

Thanks for participating in the hop!

Brooke from The Bluestocking Guide said...

Stealing the egg money is not nice.

Book Beginning

Bev Hankins said...

Sounds like Annalisa needs to find a better hiding place for the egg money! Here's my Friday Post.

Maria Behar said...

Oh, I definitely want to read "A Distant Melody"! I've heard of "A Noble Groom", and already have it on my Goodreads TBR list. However, the other book is new to me. I really like the story, so I've added it to my list, as well!

Thanks for sharing!! :)

Vonnie said...

I added Distant Melody to my list. It sounds like a great book.

The Book Beginnings meme looks interesting. I might just start doing it next Friday.

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Elizabeth said...

Going to need to check out Distant Melody.

I just got back in to town and missed all the fun. Going to try to visit everyone...better late than never I guess. :)

Happy Hopping!!

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