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Book Beginnings on Fridays as stated by the host was started:
"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."
You can share on Google + and social media , please post using the hash tag #BookBeginnings and there's also a Mr Linky on the host's blog.
Book Beginning : The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult
My father trusted me with the details of his death. "Ania," he would say,"no whiskey at my funeral. I want the finest blackberry wine. No weeping, mind you. Just dancing.And when they lower me into the ground, I want a fanfare of trumpets, and white butterflies" A character was my father. .....
Wouldn't we all like a fanfare of trumpets and white butterflies when we are lowered into the ground.....
A very kind friend passed this book onto me and I have resisted the temptation to dive straight into the story but there seems to be a consensus amongst readers that this is Jodi Picoult's best book to date , so I've come to a decision.....why wait .....
Thanks for visiting my Friday Book Beginnings.
Jodi Picoult is the best selling author of over 21 books, she never fails to grab my attention with her dramatic story lines.
Find out more about her on her website
I want to read this one. "Butterflies" at the funeral. It's a lovely thought. Hope it happened for him.ReplyDelete
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I love all things Jodi Picoult...although some I've enjoyed more than others. I enjoyed this one. Thanks for sharing...and here's MY FRIDAY MEMES POSTReplyDelete
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That is a great though for any one's death. Here is my Book Beginning at Mixed Book BagReplyDelete
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I've read several Jodi Picoult novels and have enjoyed them. This is the next one of hers that I plan to read. Here's my Friday blog post: http://www.bookclublibrarian.com/2013/10/friday-focus-first-blogoversary.htmlReplyDelete
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Jodi Picoult is one of my favorite authors, so I know I'll read this book and enjoy it. The beginning definitely grabbed me!ReplyDelete
My post today features FLY OR FALL.
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Good book to feature. Love Jodi Picoult.ReplyDelete
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