Oct 222019
 

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

This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel

Once Upon A Time, Claude Was Born
But first, Roo was born. Roosevelt Walsh-Adams. They Had decided to hyphenate because-and in spite-of all the unusual reasons but mostly so their firstborn could have his grandfather’s name without sounding too presidential, which seemed to his parents like a lot of pressure for a six pound, two ounce, brand new tiny human. First Roo was born, all pink and sticky and loud and miraculous. Then Ben was born. Then they debated and deliberated and decided just one more and therefore got twins- Rigel and Orion- who were no doubt going to voice hostility about their names when they became older than four,especially when Rigel found out he was named after the constellation’s toe, but who for the moment were too little and too loud to car. The leap from two to four felt astronomical, so their parents had turned to the heavens.

  15 Responses to “First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros:
This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel”

  1. I’ve read several positive reviews on this one and am now waiting for a copy from the library. Hope you love it Vicki.

  2. I have one or two of her books on my Kindle..now I must explore them! This one sounds cute.

  3. I’ve been curious about this book. Hope you enjoy it.

  4. Sounds like it could be funny!

  5. This sounds like it will be really, really good. I hope you enjoy it a lot, Vicki!

  6. Sounds like it could be a fun read.

  7. This sounds good. I hope to be back posting on Tuesdays in the next week or two!

  8. Sounds like a fun read.

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