Friday, January 5, 2018

First Line Friday - January 5, 2018

Happy New Year and Happy First Line Friday! I hope you had a great Christmas and New Year's and are looking forward to 2018.

My first line today is from Finding Grace by Melanie D. Snitker. I highly recommend it and you can read my review here.


"Look, Daddy!"

What's the first line of the book closest to you? Let me know in the comments and then head over to Hoarding Books to see who else is participating! 


26 comments:

  1. Two people are sharing this for First Line Friday this week, so it must be good. I'll have to check it out!

    I'm sharing the first line from The View from Rainshadow Bay by Colleen Coble on my blog, and I'm currently reading Missing Isaac by Valerie Fraser Luesse. It's her debut novel, and it's brilliant! Here's the first line:

    A sleepy purple twilight wrapped around the farmhouse, its tall windows glowing with warmth from somewhere inside.

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    1. That's a very descriptive first line. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Another one to add to my ever-growing TBR list! Better too much to read than not enough, right?


    I'm featuring Valerie Fraser Luesse's "Missing Isaac" over at my blog, but the first line of the book that is currently sitting in front of is:

    "It was no surprise to me that I'd lost track of time." (from A Song of Home by Susie Finkbeiner)

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    1. Yes, the ever-growing TBR list... :) Thanks for stopping by!

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  3. I'm going to check this one out!

    Happy Friday!

    My First Line Friday comes from a book I’m reading now, Any Day Now by Robyn Carr.

    So, this is what a new life looks like. Sierra Jones opened her eyes on a sunny Colorado morning to that thought.

    Have a great weekend and stay warm!

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    1. That first line makes me want to read the book. I wonder what her old life was like. Thanks for sharing!

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  4. This is a good book. :-)

    My first line is from the Christian Young Adult book Bubbly Schnitzel by Meg Gonzales.

    “Julia, this is a horrible idea.”

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    1. Uh oh...it sounds like trouble could be coming after that first line. Thanks for sharing!

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  5. I need to check this out!

    I’m sharing about Until We Find Home by Cathy Gohlke on the blog today, but since it’s the closest book to me since it’s what I’m currently reading, I’ll share it here as well.

    May 1940

    Lightning crackled, splitting the night sky over Paris, illuminating letters painted on the bookstore window across the street: La Maison de Amis Livres. Driving rain pounded the loose shutters of Shakespeare and Company, making them rattle so that Claire Stewart dropped the heavy blackout curtain into place.

    Happy Friday!

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    1. That's an ominous first line. Thanks for sharing and happy Friday!

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  6. Happy Friday! Over on my blog this week, I'm featuring The Lacemaker by Laura Frantz (another amazing book!). My next book on the TBR stack just happens to be the feature book on Hoarding Books, so I won't share an extra line in the comments this week. Have a wonderful weekend & keep warm!

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    1. I think the cover of The Lacemaker is so pretty! Thanks for stopping by!

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  7. Adam Bryan pushed into the Magnolia Cafe and turned to wait for his younger sister Daisy. - Second Change Rose by Liz Talley (Christmas Roses by multiple authors)

    Happy Friday!

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  8. Happy Friday!

    My first line(s) is from the Prologue in Susan May Warren’s new book Troubled Waters, which I finished last night:

    “Oh, this was a bad idea. Epically, abysmally, horrendously bad.”

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    1. I'm wondering what was such a bad idea. Thanks for sharing and happy Friday!

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  9. Today, I'm hosting Oath of Honor on my site. I just started it, so I'm only at chapter 3. So, here I will share the first couple of lines from that chapter.

    "'Kevin!' But with the doors shut and the windows up, he wouldn't hear her whispered shout. She should have lied and said the place was covered in cameras."

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    1. Oh that sounds interesting! I'll look forward to your review. Happy Friday!

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  10. I think that's the shortest first line I've ever seen...lol. Happy Friday!

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    1. Agreed! I don't think we have had one shorter than this.

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  11. Happy Friday! Thanks for sharing a new-to-me book! I'm featuring Oath of Honor over on my blog, but I'll share Life on The Porcelain Edge by C.E. Hilbert here -- Tessa Tarrington's life was in the toilet.

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    1. Oh dear - that doesn't sound good for Tessa! Thanks for stopping by and sharing your first line!

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  12. Happy Friday, have a great weekend!

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    1. Happy weekend to you, too. Thanks for stopping by!

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  13. Sweet line and pretty cover!

    Death had a way of creeping up on a soul, and Ivy Thorpe was determined that when it visited her, she would not be surprised.
    The House on Foster Hill by Jaime Jo Wright

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

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