Book Beginnings on Friday is now hosted by Rose City Reader. The Friday 56 is hosted at Freda’s Voice. I noticed these memes and thought it would be interesting to do both. Check out the links above for the rules and for the posts of the participants each week. This is the book I’m currently reading.
The Longings of Wayward Girls
THE SEARCH CONTINUES FOR MISSING NINE-YEAR-OLD Wintonbury – June 14, 1974
Nine-year-old Laura Loomis, missing now since late Thursday, never went into the woods surrounding her house alone, according to her mother.
He nods and Emma turns to retrieve two large sheets of what looks like parchment, covered in plastic. The edges are burned, like a treasure map Sadie made once in fourth grade. The restaurant is quiet – the family at the long table is busy eating. The restaurant smells of spilled clam broth, of old bay seasoning. She realizes she has never brought her children here, and she feels something like terror at what she is doing.