Every Tuesday Diane at Bibliophile By the Sea host a place to share the first paragraph in the first chapter of a book you are reading or plan to read soon. I am looking forward to reading this one.
"The only way not to think about money is to have a great deal of it." Edith Wharton, The House of Mirth
"We all should have gone to law school." Jamie Burton plopped down on a white rattan rocking chair, kicking off her flip-flops and gazed out at the lake. " I'm telling you. Everyone who warned me about majoring in English was right. If I'd gone to law school, I wouldn't be flashing my decolletage for tips. If I'd gone to law school, all my student loans would have been paid off, and I'd be swanning in the trinity of the Christians: Dior, Lacroix, and Louboutin. If I'd gone to law school, I'd be ----"
"Careening down the slippery slope of insanity," said Arden Henley, who had a framed J.D. diploma from Georgetown and a plushly appointed office in a prestigious Manhattan law firm. She'd hosted a girls' weekend reunion here at her family's cottage in the Adirondacks every Fourth of July weekend since they'd all graduated from college ten years ago. " You'd hate being an attorney. Trust me."
So, what do you think? Would you read on? I always enjoy Beth Kendrick's books. She writes with a witty charming sense of humor and often about the power of female friendships. I was introduced to her books by my daughter-in-law several years ago. My son and DIL live in Phoenix, as does Ms. Kendrick.