Every Tuesday Vicki at I’d Rather Be At the Beach shares the first paragraph of a book currently being read. Feel free to join the fun.
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I started reading Lilac Girls this wekend and, so far, I’m really enjoying it. It’s another World War II story by a debut author, Martha Hall Kelly. Here’s the first paragraph:
If I’d known I was about to meet the man who’d shatter me like bone china on terra-cotta. I would have slept in. Instead, I roused our florist. Mr. Sitwell, from his bed to make a boutonniere. My first consulate gala was no time to stand on ceremony.
What do you think?
Would you keep reading?