08 October 2010

First Words: Arrival


"Our arrival didn't exactly go as planned. I remember it was almost dawn when we landed because the streetlights were still on. We had hoped our descent would go unnoticed, which it mainly did, save for a thirteen-year old boy doing a paper round."
Halo by Alexandra Adornetto

32 comments :

  1. Are you reading this now? wow..hope you like it Juju. I have my eyes on this for so long! Well, not that long, but feels like it. LOL

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  2. Wonderful! I love it. I have it in my TBR pile :) Happy reading.

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  3. I love the cover for this one and thats a great beginning to the book.

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  4. This one is on my TBR list! I hope you enjoy it!

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  5. I'm looking forward to seeing how you like it! I'm still hemming and hawing if I should read it....

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  6. we have this book on our shelf but have kinda avoided it because of the mixed reviews. that quote sounds good though.

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  7. I love the cover, it really draws you in. Looks interesting....

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  8. something tells me this arrival is not typical.

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  9. picked this one up at SIBA and can't wait to dive in...the cover is divine!

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  10. I received this not long ago and just have not had a chance to start it.

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  11. I've yet to read this book, but I'm dying to! I look forward to seeing what you think of it :)

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  12. I can't decide if I want to read this or not. I hope it is good. I like the beginning line at least.

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  13. I just finished this one--loved it! It definitely hooked me from the beginning. Hope you like it!

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  14. I do love the cove, so romantic, but dunno about the story

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  15. This book is on a shelf near my bed. Soon, I'll find time to read it! :-)

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  16. Awesome beginning! Here is my 56; http://fredasvoice.blogspot.com/2010/10/friday-56.html

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  17. All: Thanks for your great comments. :) For some reason I love books that get mixed reactions. I'm always more propelled to try those first. And this cover? So gorgeous :) Have a beautiful weekend lovelies :)

    Darlyn: Not right this minute but very very soon. I adore angel reads :)

    Stacy: She was at SIBA?

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  18. Hey Juju!
    This book looks absolutely amazing. I really need to move this up on my TBR pile. The cover is so beautiful!

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  19. Oh! This is in my TBR list....the opening is unique as is the contrast in quotes used...I believe there's a classic one and then Beyonce? (or something like that...don't have it here in front of me). Thanks for sharing!

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  20. I saw this cover somewhere recently - and I was so struck by it - Really beautiful, don't you think?

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  21. I am dropping by from the Friday's Finest. I didn't realize that Halo was actually out already? Where have I been. The quote definitely makes the book sound intriguing. Please take a look at my favorite quote. Thank you.

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  22. Katie: Agreed :)

    GMR: Beyonce? You've peaked my interest :) I will now be on the look out :)

    Aths & Joy: Totally :) I can't take my eyes off of it :)

    Anne: Well welcome welcome :)

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  23. I've got this one on my shelf but have been putting off reading it due to mixed reviews. It's coming up soon though!

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  24. How are you liking this one so far, Juju? I've heard good things on it and I can't wait to pick it up. I really love the cover. Can't wait to hear your thoughts on it! =)

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  25. Oh, I really want to read this one! It was supposed to be in the mail and somehow got diverted. Sad day. :o(

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  26. Let me guess... angels landing? ...a very intriguing start :)

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  27. Bere: I had to put it down but I promise to keep ya posted :)

    1st daughter: O that is sad day! Bad mail man!

    Cherry: Exactly :)

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