First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros (1)

Screen Shot 2018-01-15 at 11.56.37 AM

Today I’m participating in First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros, hosted by Diane at Bibliophile by the Sea, in which bloggers share a bit about a book they’re reading or planning to read soon.  Feel free to join in by posting your own book intro, linking back to Diane’s page and joining the FCFPT linky.

Update: FCFPT is now being hosted by I’d Rather Be At The Beach.  Head over there to join in the fun.

 

Dreaming of Florenceby T.A. Williams is a NetGalley book that I hope to finish and review by the end of this month.  I won’t be requesting anything until that is accomplished!  Besides, I put Dreaming of Florence on my January TBR and I must accomplish at least my first month’s objectives.

Chapter 1

Debbie was feeling good.  It was a lovely English summer’s day as she cycled through the streets of Cambridge on her way home from work.  She was humming to herself, her eyes on the cycle path ahead, but her mind was far away in her happy place.  Ever since her teens, this special secret place in the hidden recesses of her mind had been her refuge from everyday life and worries about school, family, work, or more recently, Paul.  It was a place to relax and unwind, to rest and recuperate, and she loved it dearly.  She had seen it in her daydreams so many times over the years that by now she felt she knew every blade of grass and every single petal on the rose bushes, even though she had never actually been there.

Screen Shot 2018-01-04 at 10.28.39 PM

Fresh pasta, red wine, fine art… and love? Find enchantment this year in the magical city of Florence.

When Debbie Waterson’s bicycle crashes into handsome doctor Pierluigi, she wonders if her luck has changed. Determinedly single after ending a long relationship, at last, a man worth bumping into!  Inspired to visit Florence, she soon runs headlong into that old foe: reality. But is Pierluigi the man of her dreams? Then there’s her booze obsessed boss, his forbidding secretary and her noisy inconsiderate neighbours. But could her luck be about to change? Will she find love after all?

What are you reading today?

Advertisements

28 thoughts on “First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros (1)

Add yours

      1. The time it took me this morning to write the some post a for this week. I probably should not take on any more. My eyes are so bad My typing cuz terrible and I spend a lot of time correcting typos. I am going to try nd read the posts later today.

        Liked by 1 person

      1. Actually, I think I messed up the title. Probably confused it with another book. It’s The Family Next Door. When you’re reading an E-ARC the title isn’t always readily visible so sometimes I forget. Sorry about that. 🤦🏽‍♀️

        Liked by 1 person

  1. So sorry for not commenting earlier, but I just got an email notifying me that I had a comment from Jan. 15th to approve from you for this meme. I don’t know why I didn’t get the notification until now, I don’t think that’s ever happened before. Anyway, I’m so sorry and I hope you’ll join us again.

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑

TheMomsomnia

Entertainment, advice and reviews from a stay at home mom!

Macsbooks

"I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers." L.M. Montgomery

Trialogue

My try at dialogues and trialogues

Books Are The New Black

Book Reviews and Book Talk

The Book Decoder

Book Reviews by a Geek

theobssesedgirl

Just Another Teenager

La Vida Raq

Que casualidad

I'm All About Books

Jody's Book Tours, Blasts, Cover Reveals, Hosted Giveaways & More

Meeghan reads and bakes

Books, baking and other questionable hobbies...

Gossamer Pages

a young adult book blog

greenish bookshelf

reader lives of a bookish reader

Jina S. Bazzar

authors inspirations

Miss Honeybug's Reads & Crafts

Book reviews and crafty creations

Raising Boys with Books

A mom who aims to raise kind, caring, courageous boys, and the books that help her get there.

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

Echoes of Life, Love and Laughter

Writers Lifes Work

Writers Life

E. Denise Billups, Writer

Write Mind, Fit Body

Adventures Thru Wonderland

~Living life one page at a time~

Robbie Yates

Children's Author and Writer of Ridiculous Poetry

As the CROWS feast...

...we count the drops

Hannah reads and other things

Books, Jesus, Daily life, and More

Lil Miss Country

All about life as a Country Girl

Just 4 My Books

My own curious world about books and writing

Crystal's Book World

Book Reviews, Cover Releases, Release Blitz, Blog Tours and More!!

%d bloggers like this: