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Re: First sentence of current book

Post by gregs317 » 10 Nov 2017, 05:59

"Each day Arthur got out of bed at precisely 7:30 a.m. just as he did when his wife, Miriam, was still alive."

' The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper', by
Phaedra Patrick.

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Post by Compos An Mentis » 10 Nov 2017, 09:08

Bryan Cannon looked at the catfish - its bone-like whiskers, its slimy skin, its dark, unblinking eyes - and he saw death.

Book 3 of The 13th Reality - "The Blade of Shattered Hope" by James Dashner

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Post by vaz222 » 12 Nov 2017, 14:43

"I'm on the toilet at the 9:30 Club, and I'm wondering how mermaids pee."
The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli
WHAT A FIRST SENTENCE LOL

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Post by Armattcia666 » 12 Nov 2017, 19:07

Robert Cohn was once middleweight boxing champion of Princeton.

'Fiesta: The Sun Also Rises' by Ernest Hemingway.

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Post by CommMayo » 12 Nov 2017, 19:10

vaz222 wrote:"I'm on the toilet at the 9:30 Club, and I'm wondering how mermaids pee."
The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli
WHAT A FIRST SENTENCE LOL
I've used the toilet at the 9:30 Club! It is a great concert venue in Washington D.C.

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Post by Redlegs » 13 Nov 2017, 18:21

Lyra and her daemon moved through the darkening hall, taking v=care to keep to one side, out of sight of the kitchen.

The Golden Compass, Philip Pullman
She was becoming herself and daily casting aside that fictitious self which we assume like a garment with which to appear before the world.

The Awakening, Kate Chopin

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Post by CommMayo » 13 Nov 2017, 22:14

It was night, and dogs came through the trees, unleashed and howling.

The Outlander by Gil Adamson

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Post by Dolor » 14 Nov 2017, 14:16

The man came to a stop, a look of humiliation and deep self-disgust on his bronzed face. - Smiles by Eliot H. Robinson

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Post by Lydia » 15 Nov 2017, 15:09

She shouldn't be driving - it was stupid, immature, irresponsible, and selfish - but what had following the rules gotten her?
Against All Odds (Outbreak Hearts #1), Jezz de Silva

-- 16 Nov 2017, 15:48 --

Lucy Richardson crept down the hallway, pausing every few feet to make sure the house remained still and quiet.
A Bandit's Betrayed Heart (Blood Blade Sisters #3), Michelle McLean
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Post by esthernn » 16 Nov 2017, 08:48

It tore her apart to realize her daughter was pregnant.

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Post by Autumn22717 » 16 Nov 2017, 17:08

"Prayer candles flicker in my bedroom."

The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson

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Post by Redlegs » 16 Nov 2017, 20:20

I exist!

Behind the Scenes At the Museum, Kate Atkinson
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The Awakening, Kate Chopin

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Post by andromachi » 19 Nov 2017, 17:43

Here it is: "Most moms and dads don't have a lot of time to educate their
children and create the core skills that are needed in the real
world. "

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Post by Redlegs » 21 Nov 2017, 21:01

About 13.5 billion years ago, matter, energy, time and space came into being in what is known as the Big Bang theory.

Sapiens: a brief history of humankind, Yuval Noah Harari
She was becoming herself and daily casting aside that fictitious self which we assume like a garment with which to appear before the world.

The Awakening, Kate Chopin

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Post by Lydia » 23 Nov 2017, 04:34

He should have locked her up when he had the chance.
To Conquer a Scot (Time-Traveler's Highland Romance #1), Tamara Gill
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