Tuesday, January 3, 2012

First Chapter, First Paragraph

Every Tuesday, Bibliophile By The Sea, hosts this meme.  I'll be posting the opening paragraph (sometime two) of a book I decided to read based on the opening paragraph (s). Feel free to grab the banner and play along. This week's "intro" is from: "Spinning" by Michael Baron.
I never claimed to have it all figured out. Boasts of that kind of clarity are best left to mystics, religious leaders, or Presidential candidates. For the most part, though, I thought I had figured out most of what I needed to figure out. At 29, I was living in a great apartment in Manhattan, hanging out in the City's hottest places, and putting my MBA to excellent use as one of the youngest executive directors the public relations firm of Mason, Brand and Partners had ever employed. I was convinced that by the time I retired at the age of 40, the universe would remember me, Dylan Hunter, as a world-beater.

Continue reading? Or Not continue Reading?


  1. Oh, is he in for a rude awakening? I'd probably keep reading.

  2. I'm intrigued enough to keep reading for a few more pages (at least the first chapter) before making a final decision.

  3. I'd like to read a bit more --new to me, so I hope you enjoy it. Thanks for joining in.

  4. naida has left a new comment on your post "First Chapter, First Paragraph":

    It does sound interesting.