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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
I would always rather be happy than dignified.

Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte

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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
I would always rather be happy than dignified.

Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte

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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
I would always rather be happy than dignified.

Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte

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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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