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Re: First sentence of current book

Post by MsLisa » 19 Sep 2018, 15:26

"Death, the final transformer, is the last Orisa to mount for the irrevocable journey."

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Post by Redlegs » 19 Sep 2018, 22:01

Beyond the Indian hamlet, upon a forlorn strand, I happened upon a trail of recent footprints.

Cloud Atlas, David Mitchell
I wondered if that was how forgiveness budded; not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night.

The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

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Zetta stared aghast at the caramel colored foundling in the wicker basket beside her.

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Post by sonya01 » 22 Sep 2018, 15:59

"My first encounter with light as more than illumination from a flashlight was on our homestead in Alaska, at age five."

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Post by kaja_1237 » 23 Sep 2018, 06:22

"I see dead people."

Cutie Pies and Deadly Lies by Addison Moore

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Post by Juliar252 » 23 Sep 2018, 08:54

This is the first sentence of the first story in Children of the New World by Alexander Weinstein: "We're sitting around the table eating Cheerios--my wife sipping tea, Mika playing with her spoon, me suggesting apple picking over the weekend--when Yang slams his head into his cereal bowl.

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Post by Redlegs » 23 Sep 2018, 20:37

In my earliest memory, my grandfather is bald as a stone and he takes me to see the tiger.

The Tiger's Wife, Tea Obreht
I wondered if that was how forgiveness budded; not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night.

The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

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Post by Samantha Powell » 24 Sep 2018, 14:30

The queen, for her part, is the unifying force of the community; if she is removed from the hive, the workers very quickly sense her absence.


The Secret Life of Bees
By: Sue Monk Kidd

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Post by Runningmama » 25 Sep 2018, 11:05

"Once upon a time, you had it all beautifully sorted out. Then you didn't." - Out of Sorts by Sarah Bessey

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Post by Sagitta » 27 Sep 2018, 14:08

For better or worse, I am walking the crooked path to my childhood.

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Post by ea_anthony » 29 Sep 2018, 08:35

A writer must follow his books, his readers, his words.

Andalusian in Jerusalem by Mois Benarroch
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Post by ea_anthony » 29 Sep 2018, 08:36

sonya01 wrote:
22 Sep 2018, 15:59
"My first encounter with light as more than illumination from a flashlight was on our homestead in Alaska, at age five."

- Who Told You That You Were Naked? by William E. Combs
A great book. This was the first book I reviewed and I loved it.
Ignorance promotes divisiveness, knowledge encourages diversity. :techie-studyingbrown:

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Post by ea_anthony » 29 Sep 2018, 08:37

MsLisa wrote:
19 Sep 2018, 15:26
"Death, the final transformer, is the last Orisa to mount for the irrevocable journey."
Hi, you didn't give the book title.
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Post by ea_anthony » 29 Sep 2018, 08:40

Emi_Review wrote:
06 Sep 2018, 05:00
On a very hot day in August of 1994, my wife told me she was going down to the Derry Rite Aid to pick up a refill on her sinus medicine prescription - this is stuff you can buy over the counter these days, I believe.

Bag of Bones by Stephen King
I haven't read this book but this opening line tells me Stephen King nails this too. King is one of my fav authors.
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Post by ea_anthony » 29 Sep 2018, 08:42

Oulababe wrote:
12 Sep 2018, 11:05
From the staleness of clay, I have masks.
Hi, what's the book title?
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