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.
The Round House by Louise Erdrich
"Small trees had attacked my parents' house at the foundation."
Wow, this is a serious metaphor! In a few moments, Joe is about to find out that his life--and his parents' marriage--has been forever changed by an attack on his mother that rocks all their foundations.