We met on the internet, on a site hosted by mutual acquaintances, Barnes and Noble. I was instantly attracted as I enlarged the view on my iPad and let my eyes take it all in. In that instant, I couldn’t wait to hold this like-minded discovery in my hands.
I haven’t read one word inside the covers yet, and I am trying to temper the anticipation I feel before beginning any book, let alone one with a title that could also be the inscription on my tombstone or my flesh if I ever pulled the trigger on the ink needle and got that tattoo I have debated for years.
I remember being taught as a child that “Books are our friends”. Sometimes, though, they can be our soulmates. Chapters will tell . . .