In March I read 10 books for a total of 3,072 pages and an average of 99 pages per day. The Oversight and The Paradox were certainly my favorites of this month. I’m still upset the third book isn’t out yet!
Armada by Ernest Cline
First Sentence: I was staring out the classroom window and daydreaming of adventure when I spotted the flying saucer.
The Affinities by Robert Charles Wilson
First Sentence: I made the decision when I saw the blood in the mirror.
Hinges vol 1 by Meredith McClaren
Hinges vol 2 by Meredith McClaren
Grayling’s Song by Karen Cushman
First Sentence: The mist hung low in the valley between the forest and the town.
Graft by Matt Hill
First Sentence: With a voice, she was too human.
The Sixty-Eight Rooms by Marianne Malone
First Sentence: Getting up in the morning was always a challenge for Ruthie.
Notable Quote: “Truth is always precious. But mysteries are part of life – a wonderful part. You can’t always know everything.”
The Oversight by Charlie Fletcher
First Sentence: The natural and the supranatural inhabit the same world, intersecting but largely unseen to one another, like lodgers who share a house but keep different hours, only occasionally passing on the narrow stairs.
The Paradox by Charlie Fletcher
First Sentence: “Fire lives the death of air, and air lives the death of fire; water lives the death of earth, earth that of water”…so says Heraclitus, the ancient philosopher of flux and flame so beloved by the Alchemists.
Sisi by Allison Pataki
First Sentence: Empress Elisabeth of Austria-Hungary, known to her people simply as Sisi, has just changed her empire forever.