Book Beginnings

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.


When I was 11, my father walked into his bedroom and caught me stuffing several of the coins he collected and kept in a sock into my pockets.


-The Bitch


My initial thoughts are that this is a book of a criminal. The first line is about theft, petty, yes, but theft nonetheless.


My first impressions are that I am intrigued, and continued reading.