Tuesday, September 25, 2018

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros; The Family Trust; Kathy Wang



Each Tuesday, Vicki, from I’d Rather Be At The Beach hosts First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros where  readers post the opening paragraph (sometime two) of a book that they are reading or plan to read.


Family Trust; Kathy Wang
William Morrow - 2018

Chapter 1
Stanley

"Stanley Huang sat, naked but for a thin cotton dressing gown crumpled against the sterile white paper in the hospital room, and listened to the young doctor describe how he would die."

What do you think?  (When I first read about this book a few months ago, I knew it sounded perfect for me, I'm hoping I'm right.)

15 comments:

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    1. I know, that dread scene is one I hope I never have to be in.

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  2. What a beginning! This week I am featuring A Knife in the Fog by Bradley Harper - a historical mystery from my review stack. Happy reading!

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  3. That's definitely a good start to a novel. See what book MK is featuring at Girl Who Reads

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  4. The book sounds sad...but real. Thanks for sharing, and for visiting my blog.

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  5. This book is on my list of possible suggestions for book club next year. I like the beginning, so here's hoping.

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  6. What a great opening line that definitely hooks you!

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  7. I have heard good things about this book, though that first sentence sounds a bit gimmicky to me.

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  8. Wow! That sentence hooked me, at least for a bit longer.

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  9. That's a powerful opening. I haven't heard about this book before, so thanks for sharing it!

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  10. I agree that the opening is quite powerful and a bit unnerving. I need to check this one out and I'll watch for your thoughts on it.

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  11. That's definitely an intriguing opening. Hell yeah, I'd read this one! What's he going to do? Surely not give up yet, right?

    Here is my Tuesday post. Hope you're having a good day!

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  12. This sounds like it could be an emotional read. What an intro!

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  13. That's a compelling beginning! I could just picture him sitting there listening.

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