First Paragraph: The Bride Wore Size 12
I’m featuring a new book by Meg Cabot, The Bride Wore Size 12. Based on the beginning of the story, would you keep reading?
“Everything’s going to work out.” That’s what I’ve been saying all month to my fiance, Cooper. “Everything’s going to be great. Wait and see.”
Each time I say it, Cooper looks at me in that adorable way he has, one dark eyebrow lifted slightly higher than the other one. He knows exactly what I’m talking about, and it has nothing to do with our upcoming wedding ceremony at the Plaza Hotel in New York City.
“You do know that statistically, more young adults end up in hospital emergency rooms than any other age group?” he points out. “At least for accident-related injuries. And more of them die of those injuries than any other age group as well.”
When you live with a licensed private detective, you can count on many things. One of them is that sometimes he’s going to keep odd hours. Another is that there will be firearms in your home.
A third is that occasionally he will trot out random facts you probably never cared to know, like how many registered sex offender life within a five-mile radius of your home, or that more young people end up in hospital emergency rooms than any other age group.
What do you think? Would you keep reading?
Thanks to Diane at Bibliophile By the Sea for hosting The First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros. I enjoy focusing on the first paragraph of various books in my own readings and that of fellow bloggers. To learn more, visit Diane.