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.
Cinnamon and Gunpowder by Eli Brown
"This body is not brave."
Even though he is on a pirate ship, Chef Owen Wedgwood is honest about his complete lack of bravery. In fact he is not on the pirate ship by choice at all.