Friday, November 3, 2017

First Line Friday - November 3, 2017

Happy First Line Friday! It's hard to believe it's November already! 

My first line today is from Only A Heartbeat Away by Julianna Desmond. Isn't the dress on the cover stunning?! 


"'I look like a Kewpie doll!' Georgia draped the voluminous train of her gown over one arm and pivoted on precarious six-inch heels to face her literary agent/publicist/demon."


Let me know your first line in the comments & then head over to Hoarding Books to see who else is participating! 


22 comments:

  1. Ooh, another book that I will need to add to my 'to-read' list.

    For my first line, I’m featuring Masquerade by Janette Rallison which I re-read this week.

    “Opportunity didn’t knock for Slade Jacobson – it rang his cell phone at 10:34 pm while he was putting his daughter to bed for the third time.”

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  2. Oh, this looks good. I haven't read anything by this author before. Added to list.

    My first line is "Sometimes leading also means following. Sometimes being first means you actually arrive second." Service Tales by Ace Collins

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    1. That's great advice in your first line! I hope you had a nice weekend.

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  3. This looks like a good one. Another one to add to my ever growing TBR list!

    The first line of the book I’m currently reading is:

    England, December 23, 1813
    Holly Gray’s courage faded with every step she took deeper inside the castle conservatory where, according to Grandfather’s stories, a ghost resided.

    Christmas Secrets by Donna Hatch

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    1. I know all about "ever growing TBR lists"! I hope you had a great weekend.

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  4. Over on my blog I’m sharing the first line from Sarah Monzon’s latest book just released this week; “The Esther Paradigm”. I’m just over half-way through the book, and I’m loving the story. But you’ll have to go over there to read the first line for The Esther Paradigm. Here I’ll share with you the first line from an older favorite.

    Bedford, England — May 1659
    “The babe’s crying would rip her heart to shreds if she had to listen to it one more minute.” — The Preacher’s Bride by Jody Hedlund

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    1. I'll have to look into this Jody Hedlund book. Thanks for stopping by!

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  5. GREAT book!! Happy Friday!

    My first line is from Pepper Basham’s Charming the Troublemaker:

    “Loser ex-husbands and freezing January afternoons left a nasty chill.”

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    1. This book is on my wish list! I hope you had a great weekend.

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  6. Haha, I love that line! And that cover is gorgeous. I need to add this to my TBR! :)

    I'm featuring The Princess Bride on my blog, but I'm currently reading Meg Mitchell & the Secret of the Journals by Kimberly McNeil so I'll share that here.

    Prologue
    If I say I go to the White Raven for the food, I'd be lying, and I'm a journalist, which means I don't lie.

    Happy Friday!

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    1. That's an interesting first line! I hope you had a great weekend.

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  7. I can't imagine walking in that dress much less the six inch heels! *wink*

    His quarry was late. Very late. – An Eye For An Eye by Irene Hannon

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    1. Ha ha - I can't imagine walking in those, either. I hope you had a great weekend!

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    1. I hope you had a great weekend! Thanks for stopping by. :)

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  9. What a dress!

    My first line on the blog today is from a favorite set during the Victorian era: Born of Persuasion by Jessica Dotta.

    Here are the first two lines of my current read, Lady Jayne Disappears by Joanna Davidson Politano: "Well, Miss Harcourt. Are you, or are you not, Nathaniel Droll?"

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    1. I've heard great things about that book. Thanks for stopping by!

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  10. That is certainly a dress that stands out!

    I’m featuring the first line from Pepper Basham’s ‘Charming the Troublemaker’ on my blog, but I’m going to leave you with the first line of a book I’ll be reviewing tomorrow, ‘The Bachelor Missions’ by Jes Drew:

    “One bulky figure stands alone in the rain, keeping his head down–his identity obscured by a hat and large raincoat.”

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    1. Charming the Troublemaker is on my wish list. I hope you had a great weekend!

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  11. That is a fabulous dress - and a great first line!

    I'm sharing from Blue Ridge Sunrise by Denise Hunter on my blog today, and I'm currently reading the Regency Brides collection. Here's the first line to the second novella in the book, Masquerade Melody by Angela Bell:

    Whoever coined the phrase to "bite one's tongue" was sorely mistaken in believing that silence inflicted mere physical harm.

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    1. Ooooo...the Regency Brides collection - I hope to read it soon! I hope you had a great weekend!

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