Tuesday, March 6, 2012

First Chapter -- First Paragraph -- Tuesday Intros

Diane at Bibliophile by the Sea hosts First Chapter, First Paragraph, Tuesday Intros. This week's intro is from Far from Here by Nicole Baart:


The first time he took me up, I thought I was going to die.

It was an accident, really, a struck of luck or fate or happenstance that lured me into the cockpit that morning. Under normal circumstances I wouldn't have touched with the tip of my little toe the small red-and-white Cessna 180 that Etsell used for teaching rookie pilots. But his lesson had been a no-show. And the plane was fueled up and ready to go, waiting on the runway for takeoff.


  1. Think I would have to read a bit more to see whether I'd continue. (I do have this one so hoping you enjoy it).

  2. The cover has me curious - she's walking away or walking toward something. Then there is the flying lesson.... I might flip through the book to see if I liked the rest.

  3. I like the cover. The opening doesn't really grab me, but I think I'd give it a chance.

  4. This sounds like fun. The character is facing her fears in the very first graph. Here's Mine