Thursday, 12 June 2014

Third Sentence Thursday

Third Sentence Thursday used to be a meme hosted by popular book blog Proud Book Nerd, where bloggers open the book they are currently reading to a random page and share the third full sentence with their blog readers.
Seeing as Proud Book Nerd doesn’t seem to be hosting this meme anymore, I thought I might start it up here so that other interested bloggers can join in the fun too!

 So, the book im picking from is the lost hours by Karen White, it's a book my mum lent me because she loved it so much she read 200 pages in one afternoon, and thats a large amount for my mum.

"A sigh rolled out of Lillians bony chest,  a sigh that carried with it past years, and the lost hours gone without remark but missed in retrospect. "They are all dead now. There's no one left who remember..who remembers..."
The award-winning author of The Memory of Water delivers a gripping tale of family, fate, and forgiveness.

When Piper Mills was twelve, she helped her grandfather bury a box that belonged to her grandmother in the backyard. For twelve years, it remained untouched.

Now a near fatal riding accident has shattered Piper’s dreams of Olympic glory. After her grandfather’s death, she inherits the house and all its secrets, including a key to a room that doesn’t exist—or does it? And after her grandmother is sent away to a nursing home, she remembers the box buried in the backyard. In it are torn pages from a scrapbook, a charm necklace—and a newspaper article from 1939 about the body of an infant found floating in the Savannah River. The necklace’s charms tell the story of three friends during the 1930s— each charm added during the three months each friend had the necklace and recorded her life in the scrapbook. Piper always dismissed her grandmother as not having had a story to tell. And now, too late, Piper finds she might have been wrong.

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