Every Tuesday Diane at Bibliophile By the Sea shares the first paragraph or two of the book she is currently reading, or hopes to read soon. Stop by her blog, grab the button and join us in sharing a First Chapter, First Paragraph Intro.
Atria Books 2003
Of course he knew she was seeing someone. He knew who it was, too. Six months ago, saying she needed a new direction in her life, saying she was tired of feeling helpless around anything mechanical, that she had no idea how to even change a tire, Ellen had taken a course in basic auto mechanics - "Know Your Car", it was called. She'd come back the first night saying it was amazing, she'd had the admittedly elitist idea that mechanics were illiterate, but this one was so well-spoken, and he'd walked in the classroom carrying a pile of books he'd just bought - hardback! Mostly new fiction, she'd said. But also, Balzac, because he'd never read him .
What do you think? Would you read this one? I have read 3 other of Elizabeth Berg's titles and I enjoyed each one.
I am hoping to get this one finished by the end of the week.
Until next time,
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