This is the first in another new series I’m going to run here at the blog, #100Words. Basically, it’s the first 100 (or so) words of a book I’d like you to know about. Some of the books I’ve read, some I haven’t. Some I’ve received advanced reader copies, others I haven’t. Hopefully getting a quick glimpse into a book will motivate you to check it out a little further.
Today’s book is Spiritual Misfit: A Memoir of Uneasy Faith by my online friend, Michelle DeRusha. Here are the first #100Words:
In third grade I stole a necklace. As I labored over fractions, nibbling a rubbery pencil eraser and spitting grainy flecks onto the floor, I spied it glinting from Kim’s desk across the aisle. We all sat at those Formica elementary school desks, the ones that yawned wide open over our laps so our pencil cases and workbooks and glue sticks were readily accessible. The necklace sat right at the edge, within reach. It was exquisite, exotic – a choker with a black velvet strap and a single brilliant faux sapphire, like something Barbie would wear with a sequined halter, the…
To check out the book, click HERE. To check out Michelle’s blog, click HERE.
2 Replies to “Spiritual Misfit: A Memoir of Uneasy Faith #100Words”
this is a wonderful book, one of my favorites of this year
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