Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme hosted by Gilion at Rose City Reader. Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence of your current read, making sure that you include the title and author so others know what you're reading.
Getting In by Karen Stabiner
"Life, for Nora, had become an endless SAT exam."
And poor Nora is the mother, not the student taking the SATs. Which means her obsession is unlikely to end when the test is over.