Book Beginnings and Friday 56: The Book of Broken Hearts

Book Beginnings is a meme hosted by Rose City Reader.
Share the first sentence (or so) of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires. Please remember to include the title of the book and the author’s name.

Friday 56 is a meme hosted by Freda’s Voice.

– Grab a book, any book.
– Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader
– Find any sentence, (or few, just don’t spoil it) that grabs you.
– Post it.

My book this week is The Book of Broken Hearts by Sarah Ockler.

The law of probability dictates that with three older sisters, a girl shall inherit at least one pair of cute shorts that actually fit. Agreed?

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My initial reactions: 
– I love the cover. That’s why I picked this book for my 2015 reading challenge.
– The main character is sarcastic. I think this book will be funny.
Friday 56:
I’d shaken loose an image my mind had captured and stored without permission–Emilio, winking at me and jumping on the kickstart, the bike roaring beneath him. My treacherous little beast of a heart fluttered.

I took it for what it was: a warning. The heart–in all its infinite wisdom (with some backdoor bribery from the hormones)–was totally edging in on this Vargas boy situation, and the heart didn’t know the meaning of terminado.

What books have you been reading this week?

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