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.
Hammer Head: The Making of a Carpenter
by Nina MacLaughlin
"How do we decide what's right for our own lives?"
This is a rather profound way to start off a book about a woman learning to be a carpenter, but our careers are very important in our lives and partially define us.