Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Why Haven't I Read You? (36)

Every Wednesday I’ll choose a book off one of my (many, many) shelves that I haven’t read for some reason or another, and include the first few lines from the first page.
Feel free to join in, and comment about the books I feature if you have read them!

I’ve confessed to everything and I’d like to be hanged.
Now, if you please.
I don’t mean to be difficult, but I can’t bear to tell my story. I can’t relive those memories—the touch of the Dead Hand, the smell of eel, the gulp and swallow of the swamp.
How can yoy possibly think me innocent? Don’t let my face fool you; it tells the worst lies. A girl can have a face of an angel but have a horrid sort of heart.

Chime by Franny Billingsley

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