Welcome to First Chapter/Intros, hosted by Yvonne @ Socrates Book Reviews. Each week readers post the first paragraph (or 2) of a book we are reading or plan to read soon.
The Foundling; Ann Leary
Scribner / Marysue Rucci Books - 2022
I've been told that my mother had a wonderful sense of humor. Also that she was pretty. But most people recall her wit first, and her easy laughter, and because of this I've always had a better sense of how she felt than how she looked. She must have been happy most of the time if she found so many things to say and laugh about. She died when I was an infant, so I have no memory of her. After I moved to my Aunt Kate's house, I'd hear her talking with friends about my mother and me, usually in hushed tones after I'd left the room.
"She's a somber little thing," somebody would say. Or, "She's so shy; she certainly hasn't Louisa's high spirits."
What do you think, read more or pass?