Category Archives: First Paragraph

First Paragraph: The Late Show

Every Tuesday Diane at Bibliophile By the Sea shares the first paragraph of a book currently being read. Feel free to join the fun. ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~~  ~ I am a big fan of Michael … Continue reading

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First Paragraph: Small Great Things

Every Tuesday Diane at Bibliophile By the Sea shares the first paragraph of a book currently being read. Feel free to join the fun. ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~~  ~ Believe it or not, this is my … Continue reading

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First Paragraph: The Secret Place

First Chapter First Paragraph is a weekly feature atDiane’s  Bibliophile By the Sea. Even though Diane is taking the summer off, I’m going to continue to post my First Paragraph each week. I’m hoping that others will as well. By sharing … Continue reading

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First Paragraph: Cover Her Face by P.D. James

Every Tuesday Diane at Bibliophile By the Sea shares the first paragraph of a book currently being read. Feel free to join the fun. I’m an old fan of P.D. James and I picked up her first novel to read it again. Let … Continue reading

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First Paragraph: Song of the Lion by Anne Hillerman

I’m so glad that Anne Hillerman is continuing the series her late father, Tony Hillerman, started. Its so enjoyable to keep up with the adventures of Jim Chee and his wife, Bernie Manuelito and even Joe Leaphorn. Here’s how the … Continue reading

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First Paragraph: A Gentleman In Moscow by Amor Towles

I’m reading A Gentleman In Moscow for an upcoming book club meeting. I’m just barely into it so I don’t have an opinion yet. Here’s how the story begins:   1922 An Ambassador At half past six on the twenty-first … Continue reading

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First Paragraph: American Gods by Neil Gaiman

I’m participagting in a book tour for the tenth anniversary of American Gods. I missed reading the book when it was first published so I am glad for this chance to read it now. It’s also been make into a … Continue reading

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What Am I Reading? Save Room For Pie by Roy Blount

I’m reading a fun foodie book, Save Room For Pie by Roy Blount. I’ve heard the author on NPR shows such as Wait, Wait, but I have yet to read one of his books – until now. By the end of … Continue reading

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What Am I Reading? Mercy Falls

I’m currently reading Mercy Falls by William Kent Krueger. This is the fifth book in the Cork O’Connor series. I’m really enjoying working my way through this series. Here’s the first paragraph: 1 The Morning-Beverage Measure After picking up a … Continue reading

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