First Lines Friday – 29th January 2021

First Lines Friday

It’s Friday!!!! That means it’s time for my first “First Lines Fridays”!!!

For those of you who are new to to this, First Lines Fridays is a weekly meme, that I first saw on Jill’s Book Blog and which is originally hosted by Wondering Words.

Rules:

  1. Choose a book from your shelves/current read
  2. Open the book to the first page
  3. Copy the first line on the page, making sure you don’t give away the book title
  4. Reveal the book.

FIRST LINES:

“Hello! I’m Michael and I do stand-up comedy about being on the autism spectrum.

Those two things don’t sound like they should go together, but comedy’s  all about breaking the ice on topics that people are too scared to talk about.”

Do you recognise which book these lines come from?

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This weeks book is…

Synopsis/Blurb (Taken from Goodreads):

“Like many others on the autism spectrum, 20-something stand-up comic Michael McCreary has been told by more than a few well-meaning folks that he doesn’t “look” autistic. But, as he’s quick to point out in this memoir, autism “looks” different for just about everyone with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Diagnosed with ASD at age five, McCreary got hit with the performance bug not much later. During a difficult time in junior high, he started journaling, eventually turning his pain e into something empowering—and funny. He scored his first stand-up gig at age 14, and hasn’t looked back.”

You can read my review of this book HERE

Have you read this book? How did you find it? Let me know down below.


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