Hobbling home under a mackerel sky, I came upon a group of children. They were tossing their toys in the air, by turns telling a story and acting it too. A play about a pretty girl who was scorned by her two stepsisters.
Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire
I just finished this book today. And while the story started off okay, by the end I found that I just didn’t really care for the book. Later today I’ll post a review about it.
We came home because we were failures.
The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown
I will be starting this book later today or possibly tomorrow. Nevertheless, I’m glad that it has started off this way. It’s definitely interested me!!
Book Beginnings is a weekly meme, hosted by Katy at A Few More Pages.
How to participate: Share the first line (or two) of the book you are currently reading on your blog or in the comments. Include the title and the author so we know what you’re reading. Then, if you feel so moved, let us know what your first impressions were based on that first line, and let us know if you liked or did not like the sentence. The link-up will be at A Few More Pages every Friday.