Apr 022018
 

Every Tuesday I host First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros sharing the first paragraph or two of a book that Iā€™m reading or plan to read soon

Feel free to join in by posting your own FCFPTI and linking below

The Memory of Butterflies

The Memory of Butterflies by Grace Greene

Prologue

My daughter, Ellen, will graduate from high school this year.

The closer we get to graduation, the harder the past is coming at me, kicking like a living creature and forcing its way back into my life. With it, it brings happy memories but also those that were gladly forgotten–including the memory of how I lost my Ellen seventeen years ago, then found her again.

  30 Responses to “First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros:
The Memory of Butterflies by Grace Greene”

  1. Beautiful cover and excerpt. I love books that reveal the past.

  2. Sounds like a good read. It’s funny how an impending milestone event can trigger past memories.

  3. Yes, those hight school graduations make us think of so many things from their young lives. I like that cover too.

  4. Well that opener hosts a whole heap of questions – I’d like to keep reading.

  5. Lost and found her? I’m definitely intrigued! Thanks for hosting šŸ™‚
    Here is mine: http://bit.ly/TTSurrender

  6. I agree that the cover is lovely. And, yes, I’d keep reading to find out what happened to Ellen and how things got put right.

  7. Pretty cover Vicki and a new title for me as well. I’d try more.

  8. Intrigued by what could have happened to Ellen.

  9. Sounds like it might be a bit too sad for me. The cover is lovely though.

  10. Nice looking cover. Sometimes the cover wins me over for choosing a book to read or at least try it. This one does that.

  11. Oh now I want to know what happened to Ellen! Great intro šŸ™‚

  12. I like the cover and the intro.

  13. This sounds beautiful and heartbreaking and just like a lovely read. Gorgeous first paragraph.

  14. Oh, that opening really caught my attention. Sounds emotional, in a good way.

  15. I like the cover very much.

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