Books were Faith's easiest friends. They demanded nothing from her but her attention.
She opened the cover and ran her hands over the page, enjoying the paper's cool texture under her hand.
Chapter one. How many times in her life had those two words invited her to go to a different place, a better place than the one she lived in.
She read the words again before plunging into the first paragraph, and then the lights went out.
This book has long been a book club favourite, and yes, I am reading it for my book club!