Each week, Freda’s Voice holds The Friday 56, a booking meme. Essentially, you just grab a book, turn to page 56, post a sentence or a few sentences, and then join the link-up.
This week I’ve been finishing up The Ocean at the End of the Lane. I didn’t get a chance to read this when it was released, so I thought it would be good preparation for the release of Trigger Warning later this year.
The book quickly became one of my favorites, one I’ll read over and over.
Adults follow paths. Children explore. Adults are content to walk the same way, hundreds of times, or thousands; perhaps it never occurs to adults to step off the paths, to creep beneath rhododendrons, to find the spaces between fences.