Friday, November 2, 2012

Book Beginnings on Friday November 2, 2012

Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme hosted by Gilion at Rose City Reader. Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence of your current read, making sure that you include  include the title and author so others know what you're reading.

My book beginning this week is from and All The Stars by Andrea K Host. 

And All the Stars"Madeleine Cost's world was a tight, close space, a triangular tube tilted so her head lay lower than her feet."

It does not sound like where I want to live.  Here is the Goodreads summary: 

Madeleine Cost is working to become the youngest person ever to win the Archibald Prize for portraiture. Her elusive cousin Tyler is the perfect subject: androgynous, beautiful, and famous. All she needs to do is pin him down for the sittings.

None of her plans factored in the Spires: featureless, impossible, spearing into the hearts of cities across the world – and spraying clouds of sparkling dust into the wind.

Is it an alien invasion? Germ warfare? They are questions everyone on Earth would like answered, but Madeleine has a more immediate problem. At Ground Zero of the Sydney Spire, beneath the collapsed ruin of St James Station, she must make it to the surface before she can hope to find out if the world is ending.


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Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Fascinating beginning. The cover is intriguing, too.

Thanks for sharing.


Gilion at Rose City Reader said...

Sounds really interesting! Thanks for sharing the opening on Book Beginnings!

Gigi Ann said...

I have never heard of this book before, but I'm not surprised since I don't read this genre. "So many books, so little time."

Thanks for the visit today.

Sandra Nachlinger said...

I've read and enjoyed some sci-fi in the past, so this beginning and synopsis intrigue me. Thanks for posting the beginning from this book.

KenzieB said...

Her world sounds like it hurts! Thanks for sharing!

Here's my book beginning: