Right, for Book Beginnings on Friday, hosted by Rose City Reader I have the first bit of Cress. I finally broke down and read it even though we have to wait until November 2015! to finally get the end of the story. Man, I thought it was due this November, not next. I would have put it off longer if I had realized. Oh well ... too late.
Note - you can't read Cress until you have read Cinder and Scarlet.
The story starts with ...
Her satellite made one full orbit around planet Earth every sixteen hours. It was a prison that came with an endlessly breathtaking view — vast blue oceans and swirling clouds and sunrises that set half the world on fire.
|The Soyuz TMA-7 spacecraft departing from the International Space Station.|
I wanted to get a picture of the Shenzhou spacecraft instead, but all I could
find were artists renderings. Weird. I hope Cress's satalite is nicer than a Soyuz.
And for The Friday 56 hosted at Freda's Voice page 56 of Cress has ...
He took one of the washcloths off the tray as she rolled by, chafing his fingers with the steaming cotton.
Nainsi set the tray on Kai's desk and turned to face him and Torin, launching into the day's reports that blissfully had nothing to do with wedding vows or eight-course dinners.
Sorry I don't have time for a non-fiction book this week.
Happy Forth of July!