My book beginning this week is from a really fun book. Libriomancer by Jim C. Hines is about magic, supernatural threats, and books. Here is the beginning:
"Some people would say it's a bad idea to bring a fire-spider into a public library. Those people would probably be right, but it was better than leaving him alone in the house for nine hours straight. The one time I tried, Smudge had expressed his displeasure by burring through the screen that covered his tank, burrowing into my laundry basket, and setting two week's worth of clothes ablaze."
Here is how Goodreads describes the book: