Friday Book Beginnings & The Friday 56 | #59

Friday Book Beginnings is hosted by Rose City Reader and the Friday 56 is hosted by Freda’s Voice.

So Friday Book Beginnings you choose the book you are currently reading or the one that is closest to you and share the first few sentences. For the Friday 56 you simply turn to page 56 or 56% on your e-reader and share a sentence or two that you enjoy. Then just add maybe a synopsis about the book in case others are interested. That’s it!


When The Light Went Out by Bridget Morrissey

Published on: June 1st, 2019 by Sourcebooks Fire

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Summary (from Goodreads): Five years after the accidental shooting of Marley Bricket, her friends, who were there the day she died, reunite when a box of letters from Marley is found in her former home. The discovery leads them on a scavenger hunt that reopens old memories, wounds, and betrayals, and leads them to question what they thought they knew about Marley’s death.

Book Beginning: “Somebody somewhere decided that every five years, tragedies must be made extra.” (pg. 3)

Page 56: “I started to cry. I didn’t mean to be so scared, but the fall had jolted my heart. I couldn’t find my breath.” (pg. 56)

Thoughts: I think I got more out of the short synopsis then I did from these two snippets. This seems like it’s going to be a hard book and I am hoping that there are themes and messages within that can help a young adult picking up this book through something similar.

What are you currently reading? Does this book sound interesting to you?


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2 Responses to Friday Book Beginnings & The Friday 56 | #59

  1. Yvo says:

    Sounds like an interesting read!

    Liked by 1 person

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