Friday, April 16, 2021

Book Beginning | Friday 56 | Blogger Hop || Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children #1) by Seanan McGuire

Please join us over at RoseCityReader every Friday to 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. Please remember to include the title of the book and the author’s name.

This is a weekly meme hosted by Freda's Voice
These are the rules:
1. Grab a book, any book.
2. Turn to page 56, or 56% on your eReader.
3. Find any sentence (or a few, just don't spoil it) that grabs you.
4. Post it.
5. Add the URL to your post in the link on Freda's most recent Friday 56 post.

Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children
No Solicitations
No Visitors
No Quests
   Children have always disappeared under the right conditions; slipping through the shadows under a bed or at the back of a wardrobe, tumbling down rabbit holes and into old wells, and emerging somewhere... else.
But magical lands have little need for used-up miracle children.
   Nancy tumbled once, but now she’s back. The things she’s experienced... they change a person. The children under Miss West’s care understand all too well. And each of them is seeking a way back to their own fantasy world.
   But Nancy’s arrival marks a change at the Home. There’s a darkness just around each corner, and when tragedy strikes, it’s up to Nancy and her new-found schoolmates to get to the heart of the matter.
   No matter the cost.

Book Beginning:
The girls were never present for the entrance interviews.

Friday 56:
"I went to a country of happy, dancing skeletons who said that one day I'd come back to them and marry their Skeleton Girl," said Christopher. "So pretty sunshiny, but sort of sunshine by way of Día de los Muertos."

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Q: How many different weekly memes do you participate in besides the Book Blogger Hop? 

A: Four. I occasionally do Music Monday, when I have new music to share. And more often participate in Top Ten Tuesday, when I remember. Friday 56 and Book Beginning. Also when I remember. This past year in particular has made me a bit scatterbrained and I don't always remember to. I also don't always have a new book to share for Friday 56 and Book Beginnings, my reading has slowed down a lot this past year as well.


  1. I've struggled with reading lately. I do start books but just reach a point where I'm not that motivated to finish them. I love book blog memes and the chance to chat with other book lovers.

  2. I love Seanan McGuire. I really want to read Every Heart a Doorway! I hope you are enjoying it!

    I overdo it with memes, but I enjoy them--so I guess that is the important part. :-)

    I hope you have a great weekend!

  3. Every Heart A Doorway is one of my favorite books. I want to eventually reread it. Enjoy your current read!

  4. Sounds awesome!! Happy weekend!

  5. Sorry to hear you are struggling with reading. I had that problem for a few months, but then I found some books that have kept my attention better.

    I love the sense of community through book memes.