Jul 162018
 

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

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The Bridge: A Collection of Short Stories

The Bridge: A Collection of Short Stories by Paula Kay

Not Today

Laura glanced at her reflection in the rearview mirror as she waited for the light to change.

So tired. She looked so damn tired. And old. And pathetic, she thought as she noticed just how red her eyes were from the latest onslaught of tears that had come during the last hour.

  29 Responses to “First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros:
The Bridge: A Collection of Short Stories by Paula Kay”

  1. I love that cover! I wonder why she is so tired…I’ll keep reading to find out.

  2. Hope this is an enjoyable read for you.

  3. Been there, Laura, been there.
    Like the cover; hope things look up for your main character.

  4. I’m not so keen on short stories – but this looks interesting.

  5. I’ve been enjoying more short stories lately, so I might give this a try.

  6. I do like a good collection of short stories from time to time. I hope you are enjoying this one Vicki; it’s new to me. Here is my pick —

    http://bibliophilebythesea.blogspot.com/2018/07/first-chapter-first-paragraph-tuesday_17.html

  7. I haven’t read many short stories lately… hope you’ll let me know if this is a good collection. The cover is attractive.

  8. I’m not a big fan of short stories, but I do read them occasionally (I recently read a collection I loved). The opening lines have made me curious – I’m a sucker for characters in pain.

  9. I’m not a big lover of short stories either, but I’m really not sure why. And, I’m making my way through a SS collection right now. Hope you enjoy this one.

  10. Sounds good. Not reading enough short stories these days. I want to know why she’s been crying!

    Here is my Teaser for Tuesday. Have a great day!

    Luv, Sassy x

  11. I don’t usually read short stories, but this collection sounds good.

  12. Sounds good but I hardly ever read short stories.

  13. I too thought short stories were popular.
    I like the intro.

  14. I’m far more open to short stories than I used to be and from the start of that story it sounds like this could be a good one!

  15. Good but sad beginning. I’d read more!

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