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.
All the Light We Cannot See
by Anthony Doerr
I went with two sentences because the first is so short, and you have no clue what it's referring to. The unnamed thing that is blowing across the rooftops are leaflets being dropped by airplanes telling citizens of a city to leave and go to the countryside, as a bombing is imminent. That seems so civilized!