Oct 072019

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

Marilla of Green Gables Trade Paperback cover image

Marilla Of Green Gables by Sarah McCoy



It’d been a rain chilled May that felt more winter than spring. The apple, cherry, and plum trees were far less jubilant than usual. Their blossoms confetti-ed the pitched roof and washed down the eaves of Green Gables without anybody noticing. Marilla and Matthew worked side by side like blinder-clad horses, plowing ahead as they’d always done. The steady momentum they shared carried them toward the future. The farm chores needed doing, a lost button needed sewing, a batch of bread needed kneading: today was full. Tomorrow would come unpredictably, as was predictable. No us worrying until it was staring you in the face.

  6 Responses to “First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros:
Marilla Of Green Gables by Sarah McCoy”

  1. I love the cover and the descriptive opening. Thanks for sharing…and for hosting.

  2. Vicki,
    I enjoyed reading this descriptive Prologue. The cover is lovely.

  3. Oh! Marilla has always been a favorite character of mine. I will definitely be picking this up!

  4. Such pretty writing! Thanks for sharing and hosting!

  5. Very nice intro; love the cover as well. I wasn’t familiar with this one; so happy you shared it.

  6. The cover itself draws me right in and the intro has me wanting to continue to read.

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