Tuesday, May 3, 2011
First Chapter - First Paragraph - Tuesday Intros
Diane at Bibliophile by the Sea has started a fun new meme, First Chapter, First Paragraph, Tuesday Intros that I am joining. Below is the first paragraph/chapter of The Murder's Daughters by Randy Susan Meyers that I recently finished. Review will be forthcoming, but in the meantime, enjoy!
I wasn’t surprised when Mama asked me to save her life. By my first week in kindergarten, I knew she was no macaroni-necklace-wearing kind of mother. Essentially, Mama regarded me as a miniature hand servant:
Grab me a Pepsi, Lulu.
Get the milk for your sister’s cereal.
Go to the store and buy me a pack of Winston’s.
Then one day she upped the stakes:
Don’t let Daddy in the apartment.