My Friday post: Book Beginnings and The Friday 56

 

book beginning

BOOK BEGINNINGS is hosted by Gilion Dumas at Rose City Reader: http://www.rosecityreader.com/

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Here’s the book beginning that captured my interest:

 ONE SUMMER NIGHT I FELL ASLEEP, HOPING THE WORLD would be different when I woke. In the morning, when I opened me eyes, the world was the same. I threw off the sheets and lay there as the heat poured through my open window.

CAN YOU GUESS WHICH BOOK THIS IS? OR HAVE YOU READ IT ALREADY?

Watch out for the cover reveal and author’s name at the end of this Book Beginnings and Friday 56 Post.

The Goodreads Synopsis:

A lyrical novel about family and friendship from critically acclaimed author Benjamin Alire Sáenz.

Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as the loners start spending time together, they discover that they share a special friendship—the kind that changes lives and lasts a lifetime. And it is through this friendship that Ari and Dante will learn the most important truths about themselves and the kind of people they want to be.

 

 

Friday 56

THE FRIDAY 56 MEME

It is a weekly meme hosted by Freda at Freda’s Voice, click on the link to her blog, and the rules are pretty simple:

  • Grab a book, any book.
  • Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader
    (If you have to improvise, that’s OK.)
  • Find any sentence, (or few, just don’t spoil it).
  • Post it.
  • Add the url to your post on Freda’s Voice.

 

I felt alone, but not in  a bad way. I really liked being alone. Maybe I liked it too much. Maybe my father was like that too.

I thought of Dante and wondered about him.

And it seemed to me that Dante’s face was a map of the world. A world without any darkness.

Wow, a world without darkness. How beautiful was that?

 

Well, these quotes have certainly made me want to read Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of The Universe. What about you? Have you read it? Do you have a copy on your shelf  that is waiting to be picked up? This is most definitely on my TBR list. Absolutely.

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About Marje @ Kyrosmagica

Hi. Welcome to my blog, Kyrosmagica. A blog about magic, books, writing, laughter, and much more! I'm a debut writer in the process of finishing my first YA fantasy novel, set in Cambridge. I write book reviews on Net Galley and Goodreads. I have a penchant for travel and have relatives in far flung places, Australia, Malaysia, and Singapore, (my birthplace.) I grew up in in Bonnie Scotland, in Edinburgh, and now live in Cambridge. I love sunny, hot places, particularly Rome, Venice, Portugal, Barcelona, and I forgot to mention the sun drenched beaches of the Caribbean, how could I? I am lucky to have been blessed with two lovely daughters and a husband who I fondly refer to in this blog as my black sheep. Family joke! With my passion for travel, culture, beautiful beaches, good food, books, theatre, writing, and humour, I hope to keep you entertained. I'm loving every minute of this creative journey, please join me.
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10 Responses to My Friday post: Book Beginnings and The Friday 56

  1. Elizabeth says:

    I’ve never heard of this book, really seems interesting! And this meme is nice!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. I hadn’t heard of this, but I think I’m going to add it to be TBR list.

    Joana @ The Boundless Book List

    Like

  3. amyh90 says:

    Sounds like a good book 🙂 Great cover too, makes it look really interesting. I hope you enjoy reading it.
    Happy reading,
    Amy x

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Anne says:

    I Love, Love, Love ARISTOTLE AND DANTE DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE. What a marvelous book and the writing…WOW!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Freda Mans says:

    Such lovely snippets. I’d like to read this one!
    Happy weekend!

    Liked by 1 person

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