Archive for November 9th, 2012

Please join me over at Rose City Reader for today’s edition of Book Beginnings.  The book that my first line comes from is “The House I Loved” by Tatiana De Rosnay:

"My beloved,

I can hear them coming up our street.  It is a strange, ominous rumble."

Our local library had just gotten this book and it is the first of this author’s that I have read.  The cover is beautiful and really caught my eye.  The story is unlike anything I have read before since it is told in first person perspective with the main character writing letters to her deceased husband before their Paris neighborhood is destroyed to make way for a more modern city.  I don’t want to give too much away, but I was stunned at the way the author chose to end the story.  It wasn’t bad, but it definitely could have been more upbeat. 

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