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.
Phenomenal: A Hesitant Adventurer's Search for Wonder in the Natural World by Leigh Ann Henion
"A report came over the radio in Swahili: Someone had spotted a cheetah and her cubs."
Leigh Ann is in the Serengeti to see The Great Migration. her driver asks if she wants to go see the cheetahs. Duh!