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Friday First Lines (volume 6)lisammThe Night Rainbow USDownloadedFile-3

Fri, 19 Apr 2013 13:18:50 +0000

I asked a few authors to comment on the first sentence of their book, and I got such a great response.   So good, in fact, that I’ve turned this into a little series here at Books on the Brain called Friday First Lines.  Each Friday I’ll share First Line thoughts by two or three authors. […](image)


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Friday First Lines (volume 5)lisamm51Q75yJdtTL._SY300_DownloadedFile-1

Fri, 12 Apr 2013 07:31:12 +0000

I asked a few authors to comment on the first sentence of their book, and I got such a great response.   So good, in fact, that I’ve turned this into a little series here at Books on the Brain called Friday First Lines.  Each Friday I’ll share First Line thoughts by two or three authors. […](image)


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Friday First Lines (Volume 4)lisammThe Detroit Electric SchemeTelling the Bees

Fri, 05 Apr 2013 15:00:55 +0000

I asked a few authors to comment on the first sentence of their book, and I got such a great response.   So good, in fact, that I’ve turned this into a little series here at Books on the Brain called Friday First Lines.  Each Friday I’ll share First Line thoughts by two or three authors. […](image)


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Friday First Lines (volume 3)lisammThe Clover HouseBungalow Nights

Fri, 29 Mar 2013 07:38:48 +0000

I asked a few authors to comment on the first sentence of their book, and I got such a great response.   So good, in fact, that I’ve turned this into a little series here at Books on the Brain called Friday First Lines.  Each Friday I’ll share First Line thoughts by two or three authors. […](image)


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The Gap Year by Sarah BirdlisammDownloadedFile

Fri, 29 Mar 2013 02:15:09 +0000

Title:  The Gap Year by Sarah Bird Publisher: Gallery Books; Reprint edition (July 17, 2012) Pages:  320 pages Genre:  contemporary women’s fiction Where did you get it? Purchased in-store at Barnes & Noble. Why did you read it? My book club chose it for discussion. What’s it about?  This is a mother/daughter story.  Cam is a single mom raising […](image)


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Friday First Lines (volume 2)lisammLove Water MemoryFor Internal Use Only

Fri, 22 Mar 2013 07:36:33 +0000

I asked a few authors to comment on the first sentence of their book, and I got such a great response.   So good, in fact, that I’ve turned this into a little series here at Books on the Brain called Friday First Lines.  Each Friday I’ll share First Line thoughts by two or three authors. […](image)


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Reading for Pleasure *wink wink*lisammimages

Thu, 21 Mar 2013 15:53:09 +0000

At the hair salon last summer, I took my Nook along.  My stylist said, “What are Christian and Anastasia up to *wink wink*?”  I hadn’t yet read Fifty Shades, but I had heard of Christian and Anastasia.  I said, “Oh, I’m not reading that.”  Turns out a large number of her clients WERE reading that, […](image)


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Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. WatsonlisammDownloadedFile

Tue, 19 Mar 2013 14:27:37 +0000

Before I Go To Sleep is an impressive debut by S. J. Watson.  It begins with a young woman waking up in bed and not knowing who or where she is, or who the older man next to her might be.  Racing to the bathroom, she looks in the mirror and finds a person looking […](image)


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Friday First Lines (volume 1)lisammDownloadedFileDownloadedFile

Fri, 15 Mar 2013 07:18:10 +0000

One thing we like to do in my book club is to take an annual quiz at our year-end party.  I list the first and last sentence of each book we’ve read over the year, mix them up and see who is able to match them with the correct books.  (Oh, I know what you’re […](image)


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Waiting by Ha Jinlisamm200px-Waiting_a_Novel_Book_Cover

Wed, 13 Mar 2013 06:42:01 +0000

Title:  Waiting by Ha Jin Publisher:  Pantheon, 1999 Pages:  308 Genre:  literary fiction Setting: Communist China during the Cultural Revolution Where did you get it? It was a Christmas gift when it first came out in hardcover.  It won the National Book Award for Fiction in 1999. Why did you read it? My book club chose it for […](image)


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