Literary Quote of the Month

“For poems are not, as people think, simply emotions (one has emotions early enough)—they are experiences,” … Rilke, The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge.

Friday, April 22, 2011

First Lines...

"Once upon a time there were twelve Princesses...
My voice surprises me. It's perfectly steady, the voice of a normal mother on a normal day-- as though everything is just the same as it always was...."
The Soldiers Wife by Margaret Leroy, coming June 28th, 2011
When I opened up this book and started reading it to get a feel for it, I could hardly pull myself away. The story completely drew me in, and Margaret Leroy's writing was beautiful. I can't wait to devote my full attention to it and give you my full review!

2 comments:

Pam (@iwriteinbooks) said...

What a great quote! This looks stunning. Can't wait to hear more about it!

Lori said...

Love the vintage look of the cover - it's stunning!

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