Friday Firsts 2/19 Imperfect Birds by Anne Lamont

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Friday FirstsThe first line can make or break a reader’s interest. Just how well did the author pull you in to the story with their first sentence? 




  • Grab the book you are currently reading and open to the first page.
  • Write down the first sentence in the first paragraph.
  • Make sure to include the title & author of the book you are using. Even an ISBN helps!
  • Did this first sentence help draw you into the story? Why or why not?

Imperfect BirdsI'm starting a new book today so I will use that first sentence of Imperfect Birds, A Novel by Anne Lamott. (April 2010, 978-1-59448-751-4)

There are so many evils that pull on our children.




oh my -- that has sucked me in! I have 10 nieces and nephews and I've seen many problems and issues that they have be involved with that can be described as evil. I guess not a happy book but I like deep and profound stories and Anne Lamont definitely delivers. Traveling Mercies, Operating Instructions, Blue Shoe -- all deeply affecting and life-changing.

Children issues, parenting concerns, family connections are topics that create lively reading group conversation.

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