Aug 062018
 

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

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

Sometimes I Lie

Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney

My name is Amber Reynolds. There are three things you should know about me:

1. I’m in a coma.
2. My husband doesn’t love me anymore.
3. Sometimes I lie.

I’m always delighted in the free fall between sleep and wakefulness. Those precious few semiconscious seconds before you open your eyes, when you catch yourself believing that your dreams might just be your reality. A moment of intense pleasure or pain, before your senses reboot and inform you who and where and what you are. For now, for just a second longer, I’m enjoying the self-medicated delusion that permits me to imagine that I could be anyone, I could be anywhere, I could be loved.

  28 Responses to “First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros:
Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney”

  1. I loved this book! Thanks for sharing…and for hosting.

  2. That’s an interesting part to a novel – a narrator who’s unconscious. You got my curiosity.

  3. Sounds great and that opening begs so many questions.

  4. Vicki, That intro was what made me want to read this one. I thought it was pretty good. Enjoy.

  5. Sounds like it might be an intense read. I hope you enjoy it.

  6. I read this one earlier this year and did like it. That beginning really grabs you doesn’t it? Hope you enjoy it!

  7. I liked this book and hope you do as well.

  8. I haven’t read this one, but that intro really got my attention. I have to add this one to my list.

  9. That beginning reminds me of a book I read recently called If You Knew Her. that was good, another coma person and a mystery. I like this one you are highlighting.!

  10. I am interested! It sounds like I could curl up in my bed and just take a night to read it! Can’t wait to see your review for it!!!

    I linked up on the linky!

  11. Sounds really good, it’s on my ever expanding reading list. 🙂

  12. Sounds like a good one. Are you listening?

  13. Wow, a really intriguing premise and opener!! Very different.

  14. That’s definitely a compelling beginning! I want to know more!

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