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"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

Friday, November 5, 2021

First Lines Friday...

 "She Rides out of the forest alone. Seventeen years old, in the cold March drizzle, Marie who comes from France"         
                                                                  ... Matrix by Lauren Groff

The bastard half-sister of the Queen Eleanor is basically thrown to the wolves as she is made Prioress of a starving, needy group of nuns. How does a seventeen year old, living in the lush confines of a noble house, with want for nothing, deal with her new circumstances? You'll need to read Matrix by Lauren Groff to find out, but let me tell you, Marie with be your new heroine after a few pages. Enjoying this new read by Groff even though it will be short lived at 257 pages.

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