May 19, 2023

First Lines Friday

First Lines Friday is a bookish meme hosted by Literary Marie. I encourage all of my fellow book bloggers and bookhearts to play along.
  • Grab your current read(s).
  • Share the first line(s).
  • Include the title and author.

"I'm sitting in Jamaica Hospital in Queens, fidgeting uncomfortably in a tan leather chair beside my son, Jerami. Once again, he overexerted himself playing basketball with my oldest, Jalen, and now he's hospitalized with a fever. I don't want to deny him a normal childhood or treat him like has to live in a bubble. His cancer does that enough, but I don't like seeing him in a hospital bed hooked up to machines, writhing in pain, either."

~ Mothers Vol. 1 by Ben Burgess Jr. 

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