Friday, June 22, 2018

First Line Friday - June 22, 2018

Welcome to First Line Friday, hosted by Hoarding Books! I'm sharing the first line from A Defense of Honor today by Kristi Ann Hunter. I enjoyed reading this book and recommend that you add it to your summer reading list. You can check out my review here.


"Graham, the Viscount Wharton, heir to the earldom of Grableton, pride of Cambridge fencing team, coveted party guest, and generally well-liked member of both Brooke's and White's, was bored."


Now it's your turn! Leave the first line of the book closest to you in the comments below then head over to Hoarding Books to see who else is sharing first lines on their blogs today. 

28 comments:

  1. Happy Friday!😊

    My FLF comes from Claiming Her Cowboy by Tina Radcliffe

    If Lucy Maxwell had learned one thing, it was that when life appeared to be going smoothly, it was time to listen closely for the other boot to drop!

    Have a great weekend and happy reading!πŸ“šπŸ˜Ž

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    1. I just read the second book in that series and really liked it! Thanks for sharing your first line here.

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    2. I read it too! Yes, I read them out of order😭 I loved it too!😊

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  2. Beautiful cover! Here’s the first line from the next book in my TBR pile — A Rebel Heart by Beth White. “Selah could hear the horses thundering closer, oncoming hell and destruction.” Happy Friday!

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  3. “She’s so furry! I love her.” The little girl hugged the brown bear dressed in a striped orange sweater. “Can I keep her, Mom? Please?”
    BEAR WITNESS TO MURDER
    by Meg Macy

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    1. That sounds like a sweet first line, but perhaps the book is not so sweet based on the title. Thanks for sharing your first line here!

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  4. I enjoy Kristi Ann Hunter's books and will have to read this one soon. The book I'm featuring on my blog is "The Country House Courtship" by Linore Rose Burkard. Since I'm still reading this novel, I will share the first line in Chapter Seventeen here. "Mrs. Royleforst finally made her public entrance among the guests after taking breakfast in her room and spending much of the day abed." Wishing you a wonderful weekend!

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    1. Thanks for sharing your first line here - that looks like a good book. I hope you have a great weekend, too!

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  5. I'm hoping to read this one soon!!
    Over on my blog, I'm sharing the first line from Karen Witemeyer's More Than Meets the Eye. There is also a giveaway running on the Author Interview post with Karen on my blog. Please stop by and enter to win an author autographed print copy!

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    1. I just read More Than Meets the Eye and LOVED it! Thanks for stopping by!

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  6. I finished this one on audiobook a couple days ago. Love listening to Kristi Ann Hunter's book read with the English accents :).

    Here's the first line of The Road to Magnolia Glen by Pam Hillman (I hope to finish this one this weekend):

    The Lady Gallant in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean - January 1792
    "Keep your brother away from my sister!"

    Happy Friday!

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  7. Oh I can't wait for my copy to arrive. :D

    I'm sharing about "Just Let Go" by Courtney Walsh on my blog today, but I have "The Hawaiian Discovery" by Wanda Brunstetter and Jean Brunstetter waiting for me to read next.

    Middlebury, Indiana

    Ellen Lambright finished sweeping the kitchen floor and paused from her work to brew a cup of tea.

    Have a great weekend!

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    1. Just Let Go has SUCH a pretty cover and it was a good read! Thanks for stopping by.

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  8. Happy Friday!!!

    Today on my blog, I'm sharing the first line from As The Tide Comes In by Cindy and Erin Woodsmall. Here I will share the first line from a short story I'm currently reading. It's called "A Lady of Scandal" by Heather B. Moore. It's very good.

    "Hugh couldn't help but think of his biggest question about Anthony and Lady Bridget. Why had Anthony offered to marry her?"

    Hope you have an excellent weekend filled with good reading time!

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    1. That sounds like a good book. Thanks for sharing your first line here! Happy weekend!

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  9. I have this book on my Kindle, but currently, I'm reading the novella, which I'm guessing is connected to this story. Looks like a wonderful book! Happy Friday and happy reading!

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    1. Yes, the novella is connected. I enjoyed it also. Thanks for stopping by!

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  10. Happy Friday! :)

    It was going to be a fine day. Behold, Here's Poison by Georgette Heyer

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  11. Thanks for sharing your first line here! Happy Friday to you, too! :)

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  12. I want to read this book SOOO badly!! lol I hope you can stop by:

    http://collettaskitchensink.blogspot.com/2018/06/first-lines-friday-62218.html

    Colletta

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    1. It's a good one! Thanks for stopping by!

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  13. Happy Friday!
    The book I'm sharing this week is Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte but I'll share here the book I'm currently reading which is Blind Spot by Dani Pettrey: "Luke crouched behind an orange shipping container, dreading to think what it held. Have a great weekend and happy reading!

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  14. Happy Friday! My first line is from Light My Fire by Susan May Warren:

    "His knee had turned into a melon, achy and soft, and Tucker Newman's entire body throbbed, right down to the marrow."

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    1. Happy weekend! I've heard wonderful things about Susan May Warren's books but have yet to read one. Thanks for stopping by!

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  15. I just finished reading The Love Letter by Rachel Hauck today...

    You see, love stories never worked for her. She never got the guy.

    Happy reading!

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