Tuesday, August 9, 2016

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros - The Couple Next Door; Shari Lapena


Every Tuesday I host First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros where I share the first paragraph sometimes two, of a book that I'm reading or plan to read soon. 

The Couple Next Door; Shari Lapena
Pamela Dorman Books -2016

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"Anne can feel the acid churning in her stomach and creeping up her throat; her head is swimming.  She's had too much to drink. Cynthia has been topping her up all night. Anne had meant to keep herself to a limit, but she'd let things slide--she didn't know how else she was supposed to get through the evening. Now she has no idea how much wine she's drunk over the course of this dinner party.  She'll have to pump and dump her breast milk in the morning."


What do you think -- keep reading or pass? 
(Feel free to join in this week by posting your intro below?





34 comments:

  1. Great minds think alike! This is my feature, too. I am really looking forward to it.

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    1. They sure do:) I started this today and 80 pages in am enjoying it.

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  2. I just read a review of this one earlier today and am already sold on it. This sound so good! I hope you enjoy it, Diane!

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  3. This is also on my list. It must be headed for the best seller list. I like the descriptive opening.

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  4. I have a copy of this one but haven't read it yet - the opening is good and I hope to get around to it soon!

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  5. Ha, ha -- I'm listening to this now -- more than halfway done. It's really, really good.

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    1. Glad to hear the audio is good, I have the download as well but, am reading the print and listening to a different audio LOL

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  6. I would love to have this one on my shelf to read. Keep reading! I think this will be a great one.

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  7. This is on my list, too... sounds like it's going to be a winner!

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  8. I really want to read this one! Seems like it's getting a lot of buzz.

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    1. It sure is - funny how that happens with some debuts.

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  9. I definitely want to read this book.

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  10. I think I've seen this intro. Sounds like a good one.

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  11. This sounds good! It's definitely hard to keep track of drinking when someone's constantly topping your off. I'm curious about this one!

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    1. That is very true. Its very good so far Katherine.

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  12. Well, it had me until the dump!

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  13. Your photo with the backdrop of beautiful white orchids made the book seem quite serene. Then I read the text! Yes, I would have to read on.
    Miss Cellany.

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  14. This is definitely in my TBR! Can't wait.

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  15. I'm eager to read this one!! Glad you're enjoying it!

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  16. I almost picked this one up! I'm glad to hear you're enjoying it.

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  17. I have heard good things about this and it's on my list. I'd definitely keep reading.

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  18. Ooh, this is on my list too! It seems like it might be similar to Behind Closed Doors, which I just finished. Definitely a page-turner.

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