Friday, 14 June 2013

Bookish Friday

This week for Book Beginnings on Fridays and The Friday 56 I've selected Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys.

I really enjoyed Sepetys' last book for the teen/YA market called Between Shades of Gray (not to be confused with that other book with a very similar title).

Book Beginning: "My mother's a prostitute. Not the filthy, streetwalking kind. She's actually quite pretty, fairly well spoken, and has lovely clothes. But she sleeps with men for money or gifts, and according to the dictionary, that makes her a prostitute."

Page 56:  "The door to the shop flew open. "Get your hands off her!" Cokie ordered. He was carrying a tyre iron."

Feature and Follow Friday is hosted by Alison Can Read and Parajunkee. Today's challenge is to create spine poetry.

      We need new names.
          Out of the easy,
            Every breath,
          When we wake -
          Winter damage!
            You are here.

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  1. Great poem!

    New follower via bloglovin:)

    My FF:

  2. Awesome poem! I loooove it <3

    New follower via Bloglovin

  3. Very creative poem! And I like your choice of book for Book Beginnings and The Friday 56. I read Between Shades of Gray and really liked it. This new novel sounds good also, so I'll be adding it to my reading list. Here's my Friday post:

  4. Ooh, I like your poem. A lot better than mine, I have to admit ;) If someone came running at me with a tyre iron I'd find the closest door and slam it behind me as I run! I'm an old follower! Hop on over to my Friday post if you have the time :)
    Juli @ Universe in Words

  5. Wow, loved the excerpts from Out of the Easy...that cover and the setting of the book, in addition to the storyline are grabbing me.....Thanks!


  6. Lovely spine poetry :)
    new gfc follower :)
    here's our FF

    Janhvi @ The Readdicts

  7. Great Post
    Now Following :)
    Danielle @ Coffee and Characters
    My FF

  8. LOVE both snippets. Sounds like a great read!

    I added you to the Linky! Happy weekend!

  9. Lovin' the poem!

    New follower!

    Here's My FF

    Amber @Paradise of Pages

  10. Love this poem! I'm loving this week's FF! This is the only time that I've made an effort to go and visit ALL of the participants' blogs because I'm so loving reading everyone's poems!!

    I'm a new follower via BlogLovin'!

    You can find my poem here.

  11. Anonymous15/6/13

    Hi I'm new to blogging and following thru from Parajunkie's follow friday.
    You can follow me back at "SnowRavyn's Reviews"

  12. Oh, wow, I really like your poem! Out of the Easy is high on my TBR list. I have it and it stares at me on my nightstand all the time.

    New Blovglovin' follower :)
    My FF

  13. Really good poem! I had not heard of Between Shade of Gray. Very interesting topic the book begins with...hmmm, I wonder...

    Come on by Harlie's Books and check out our Friday 56 and Book Beginning!

  14. Hey, you wrote a real poem! With book spines!! Well done!!!

    Here's my F&F, on Jane Reads.

    Following you back, by Bloglovin' and thanks for the follow!

  15. Nice job! Who knew book spines could turn us all into poets :)New follower via GFC and bloglovin.

    Meredith’s Musings

  16. Great work, Brona! Thanks for stopping by my blog :)
    Following back!

  17. I love your poem! It's one of my favorites so far. I'm a new follower, hope you can follow back! Please check out my FF
    Elizabeth @ Stuffed Shelves


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