Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme now hosted by Katy at A Few More Pages. Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence (or two) of your current read, making sure that you include the title and author so others know what your're reading.
Here's mine from Our Lady of the Lost and Found by Diane Schoemperlen:
Looking back on it now, I can see there were signs. In the week before it happened, there was a string of unusual events that I noticed but did not recognize.