Mar 4, 2013

First Chapter: Have Mother, Will Travel by Claire and Mia Fontaine

First Chapter, First Paragraph is hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea. Opening sentences in a book can help readers decide if the book is one they would continue reading. 


I was on my way home from work when I got the call. The one that would make me quit my job, sublet my apartment, and take off for the great unknown alongside my mother. The call that led to the book you are now reading, an around-the-world adventure that's intended to entertain, educate, and, above all, explore the changing dynamic between mother and adult daughter.
This is the first chapter in the book, the second travel memoir of this mother and daughter traveling and writing team. Would you keep reading?
Goodreads description, to help you along:>Have Mother, Will Travel captures the changing relationship between a mother and her adult daughter.

TitleHave Mother, Will Travel: A Mother and Daughter Discover Themselves, Each Other, and the World by Claire Fontaine and Mia Fontaine
Published July 17, 2012; William Morrow
Source: publisher

12 comments:

  1. Yes! I love my mother but I'm not sure about travelling the world with her - would be drive each other mental?! Interested to know how this one unfolds.

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  2. This sounds like an interesting (Intro)and memoir, so I'll be looking for your review.My mom has passed away, but no way could I have imagined traveling the world with her...LOL

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  3. I just got this one in the mail yesterday. I am really looking forward to reading it!

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  4. Though I often like a slower subtler start to a book, for a travel memoir this one sounds intriguing enough to keep going.

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  5. I would keep reading...I like the idea of the mother-daughter traveling team, and how it will change the dynamic between them. It would have to, I think!

    Here's MY TUESDAY MEMES POST

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  6. I'd keep reading, I've been on a few adventures with my mother and I love the memories we made. kelley—the road goes ever ever on

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  7. Considering the fact that this book seems useful to me at this point in my life, I would definitely continue reading. Let us know how it goes!!

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  8. What an interesting intro! It makes me want to continue reading. I'll be looking for your review.

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  9. Yes a good start though I don't often judge a book by its cover nor the first paragraph...:)

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  10. This sounds intriguing...I'd definitely read it.

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  11. Oh yes!! I think this sounds great!!!!!

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