The Friday 56 is hosted at Freda’s Voice. Here’s the rules:
*Grab a book, any book. Don’t grab your FAVOURITE book, but whatever is closest.
*Turn to page 56.
*Find any sentence, (or few, just don’t spoil it) that grabs you.
Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme hosted at Rose City Reader. Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence of your current read, making sure that you include the title and author so others know what you’re reading.
Shadowplay (2nd book in Pantomime series)
By: Laura Lam
Published: January 2nd, 2014
Publisher: Strange Chemistry
The circus lies behind Micah Grey in dust and ashes.
He and the white clown, Drystan, take refuge with the once-great magician, Jasper Maske. When Maske agrees to teach them his trade, his embittered rival challenges them to a duel which could decide all of their fates. People also hunt both Micah and the person he was before the circus—the runaway daughter of a noble family. And Micah discovers there is magic and power in the world, far beyond the card tricks and illusions he’s perfecting…
A tale of phantom wings, a clockwork hand, and the delicate unfurling of new love, Shadowplay continues Micah Grey’s extraordinary journey.