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Book Beginnings: November 11, 2011

This meme is hosted by Katy at A Few More Pages
How to participate: Share the first line (or two) of the book you are currently reading. Include the title and the author so we know what you're reading. Then, if you feel so moved, let us know what your first impressions were based on that first line, and let us know if you liked or did not like the sentence. The link-up will be here at A Few More Pages every Friday.

I had planned to do this with a totally different book, but this morning bailed on that book for now (The Crying Tree by Naseem Rakha). Instead I am reading The Starlet by Mary McNamara, which I won over a year ago!

"The statue at the center of the fountain was much higher off the ground than it looked."

I've read enough to know that a "starlet" is high and has climbed to the top of a fountain statue in Florence. This does not bode well for her...

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