Friday 56 is hosted at Freda's Voice and Book Beginnings is hosted by Rose City Reader. The idea is to share a sentence or so from the first page and the 56th page of the book you are currently reading!
"I hate having to dress like a man."
"Even a man who's spent his whole life at sea has reason to fear her when she's angry. But not I. I sleep soundly. Listening to her music. The sea watches over me.She protects her own."
I haven't even started this book yet (Ann just pulled it out of my TBR jar) but I am so excited! I like the first sentence because it makes me think that maybe we will be getting that oh so elusive female character who is badass but still likes fashion? Cause I love clothes. And I just love the whole of the 56 (yes I cheated and took a whole paragraph instead of a sentence) but it's such a good paragraph! I am a sucker for anything to do with pirates in general so my hopes for this are pretty high!
Eeep, I adore this book! Thanks for sharing this lovely snippet :)ReplyDelete
Brittany @ Brittany's Book Rambles
I've finished and now I adore it too!! :)Delete
I like that 56, it sounds pretty good!ReplyDelete
It was a great read! I really enjoyed it!Delete
Intriguing cover, title, and first sentence. I like the 56, too. I want to get to know this character better!ReplyDelete
My Friday post features Blueprints.
She was an amazing character! Definitely one of my favourites this year!Delete
I'm really looking forward to this one! Happy reading!ReplyDelete
It was great! Hope you get to read it soon!Delete
This sounds fantastic. Thanks for mentioning it. I'm going to add this one to my goodreads TBR.ReplyDelete
Yay! Hope you enjoy it!Delete
Ooooh I love a good pirate book! Adding it!ReplyDelete
That's great! Hope you enjoy it!Delete
This looks good. Thanks for sharing.ReplyDelete
It really was good!Delete
I'm not a fan of stories about pirates, but I hope you'll enjoy it! I'd love for you and your readers to check out mine... http://tinyurl.com/LisaKsBookReviewsCCAACReplyDelete
I love pirate stories so I was pretty much guaranteed to enjoy it!Delete
I hope you enjoy this one. I've been debating about adding it to my TBR mountain. I have a YA fantasy this week - Hunted by Meghan Spooner. Happy reading!ReplyDelete
I definitely recommend it - I really enjoyed this! Hunted is one of my most anticipated books this year!Delete
That first sentence grabbed me, too, although maybe for another reason. Sounds like a fun premise.ReplyDelete
It was! Such an interesting main character and an exciting plot!Delete
What a gorgeous cover, and tempting excerpt. Thanks for sharing, and here's mine: “EENY MEENY”ReplyDelete
The inside really lived up to the cover!Delete
Both the beginning and 56 drew me in! Happy weekend!ReplyDelete
It was a great read! Happy weekend to you too!Delete
Oh yeah. This is already on my wish list and I plan to do a little bit of book buying this weekend!ReplyDelete
My Friday 56 from The Roanoke Girls
Oh I hope you enjoy it if you decide to get it! I really did!Delete
Sounds interesting. I hope it lives up to your expectations!ReplyDelete
It really did it was a great read!Delete