Tuesday, March 11, 2014

First Paragraph, Teaser Tuesday -- Confessions of a Paris Party Girl

Every Tuesday, Diane at Bibliophile by the Sea posts the first paragraph of her current read. Anyone can join in. Go to Diane's website for the image and share the first paragraph of the current book you are reading.
This week I started a book for France Book Tours called Confessions of a Paris Party Girl by Vicki
Lesage. It's a story about Lesage's trip to France as a young 20-something and so far, it looks like partying was an important part of the trip. Here's the intro from Chapter 1:
I would like to say that when I first stepped off the plane and embarked on my new life in France, something memorable happened. Or something funny or amazing or romantic or at least worth writing about. Truth is, I don't remember. I take that to be a good thing. Considering all the mishaps I've had since moving here, "uneventful" nearly equals "good" in my book.
Looking back all these years later, I see myself as a hopeful, naive girl full of energy stepping off that plane. Tired of running into my ex-boyfriend seemingly everywhere around my midwestern American hometown, and having been unceremoniously freed from my IT job, this fearless 25-year-old was ready for a change. 
Also this week  is Teaser Tuesdays. Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Open to a random page of your current read  and share a teaser sentence from somewhere on that page. BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teaser.
Here's a teaser from 19% on my Kindle as she explains a popular fondue restaurant in Paris:
I lied when I said I didn't know what I liked most about the place. Their gimmick is that you drink wine out of baby bottles and this is what stole my heart. It's a guaranteed hit with out-of-town guests, who wear out their camera batteries in various poses with the baby bottles. 

9 comments:

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

This one does sound like fun. Love the cover, too. Thanks for sharing...and for visiting my blog.

Kathy Martin said...

Sounds interesting. I hope you are enjoying the book. Come see my teasers from Retribution by Anderson Harp and Dangerous by Shannon Hale. Happy reading!

Nise' said...

Liked both the intro and the teaser! Happy reading.

JoAnn said...

Love the cover... this sounds like a fun read. Enjoy!

kelley jensen said...

hmmmm . . . I'd have to read a bit more before deciding. enjoy your book. kelley—the road goes ever ever on

Peggy Farooqi said...

I do like it and would continue. I left my home country aged 25 and always interested to read about woman who done sort of similar things.
My post is here

Lisa Mandina said...

Hmm, wine out of baby bottles? Sounds weird.
Check out my Teaser.

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

Nope, a little too fluffy for me, but I hope it's a fun read. Thanks for joining us.

Margot said...

I'm not sure why, but it wasn't calling to me. Sorry. I hope it works for you.

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