Literary Quote of the Month

"A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies," said Jojen. "The man who never reads lives only one." - George R.R. Martin, A Dance With Dragons

Thursday, February 13, 2020

First Lines Friday...




The Viking my brother got me for my birthday was tall and had muscles. Even if you were nt an expert on Vikings and had not read Kepple's Guide to the Vikings, you would say, that is a Viking. He lookee like he could defeat hordes of villains and commit acts of bravery, like Beowulf, the most famous Viking, who defeated Grendel, who was not only a regular villain but also a monster.
                                          ... When We Were Vikings by Andrew David MacDonald



Lots of great buzz about this book. It has been compared to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time this timewith a 21 year old heroine who has fetal alcohol syndrome and navigates her world thru her unique perspective. Published by Scout Press and available now.

1 comment:

Harvee said...

Sounds interesting. Didn't know this about FAS, that it has lasting effects.

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