Sep 302019

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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Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo

I am going to write it all down, so that what happened to me will be known, so that if someone were to stand at their window at night and look up at the stars and think, My goodness, whatever happened to Louisiana Elefante? Where did she go? they will have an answer. They will know.
This is what happened.
I will begin at the beginning.

The beginning is that my great-grandfather was a magician, and long, long ago he set into motion a most terrible curse.
But right now you do not need to know the details of the terrible curse. You only need to know that it exists and that it is a curse that has been passed down from generation to generation.
It is, as I said, a terrible curse.
And now it has landed upon my head.
Keep that in mind.

  6 Responses to “First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros:
Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo”

  1. Now I am intrigued. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Very intriguing intro.

  3. I must say the cover looked liked something very different to me, but the blurb makes me really want to buy this! I’m well and truly hooked!

  4. Sounds like something I would like.

  5. I love this author; I’d read more – the intro drew me in.

  6. Sounds really interesting.

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