I decided that it would be fun to start a new feature to add the the wrap up of books I read every month. For me most of the time I pick up and look at books in the store it is the first lines that capture my attention and draw me in. It has always been intriguing to me the amount of thought that must go into those first words the author decides to but as the introduction to their work. The first lines are your first impression of the book.
Odd & True by Cat Winters
“Tell me the story again,” I urged my sister in the nighttime blackness of our attic bedroom.
On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder
History does not repeat, but it does instruct.
Lover Eternal by J.R Ward
“Ah, hell, V, you’re killing me. ” Butch O’Neal mined through his sock drawer, looking for black silk, finding white cotton.
Open Road Summer by Emery Lord
The fans scream for her, but they don’t really know the girl on the magazine covers- the girl with the guitar and the easy smile.
The Book of Ivy by Amy Engel
No one wears white wedding dresses anymore.