Friday, September 23, 2011

Book Beginnings & Friday 56: Chain Reaction

The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted by Freda's Voice. Check out the rules and join in the fun.

Grab the book nearest you. Right now.
Turn to page 56.
Find the fifth sentence.
Post that sentence (plus one or two others if you like) along with these instructions on your blog or (if you do not have your own blog) in the comments section of this blog. Post a link along with your post back to this blog.

Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme hosted by A Few More Pages. Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence, or two, of your current read, making sure that you include the title and author so others know what you're reading.

Book Beginnings:
Being the youngest of three boys definitely has its advantages. I've watched my brothers get into some serious trouble when they were in high school.
Friday 56:
Back at home, I find Officer Reyes standing on our front stoop, wearing jeans and a T-shirt. He's got a Budweiser in his hand, and he's talking to mi'amá. I wouldn't think anything of it, but the guy has a big grin on his face, and he just touched her elbow as she laughed at something he said. Oh, man.
Chain Reaction by Simone Elkeles
Book Obsessed


Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...[Reply]

Uh-oh...that p. 56 sounds intriguing.

Thanks for sharing both excerpts....


fredamans said...[Reply]

Sounds like a beautiful moment to catch.
Thanks for participating!

SquirrelQueen said...[Reply]

Great excerts, this sounds like an interesting book. From the 56 it sounds like the cop is going to be around a lot more than the boy is comfortable with.

Katy said...[Reply]

This sounds great!

Thanks for participating in Book Beginnings!

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