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Re: First sentence of current book

Post by BookishCoffeeBlog » 10 Jun 2018, 22:43

"The control building for CERN's Large Hadron Collider was new: it had been authorized in A.D. 2004 and completed in 2006."
Flashfoward by Robert J. Sawyer

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Post by Redlegs » 10 Jun 2018, 23:04

It was the day my grandmother exploded.

The Crow Road, Iain Banks

(now that's a great first sentence!)
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 Ealin » 13 Jun 2018, 07:44

I wake up barefoot, standing on cold slate tiles

White Cat by Holly Black

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Post by sbenniche94 » 13 Jun 2018, 08:31

"The woman peddler, who sold cabbages and radishes from the basket she carried on her head, was making her early morning round of the neighborhood, hawking."

White Badge, Ahn Junghyo

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Post by xolorey » 13 Jun 2018, 10:47

"Everything has to start somewhere."

Nightlord: Sunset. by, Garon Whited.

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Post by daniya__shah3 » 13 Jun 2018, 11:22

"Is today a good day to die?"
All the Bright Places
"We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars."
-Oscar Wilde

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Post by ValBookReviews » 13 Jun 2018, 20:06

Good topics yet flowing!
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Post by Morgan Jones » 14 Jun 2018, 09:20

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Post by JM Hill » 14 Jun 2018, 23:34

"Boy, you go all the way, huh?"
Bound by Michael Campbell
Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers. - Harry S. Truman. :techie-reference:

No amount of guilt can change the past.
No amount of anxiety can change the future.
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Post by selena0698 » 16 Jun 2018, 11:46

The wind shook the house, roaring like a great animal. Rain thundered on the roof.
" Strong heart" - Charlie Sheldon

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Post by Redlegs » 18 Jun 2018, 21:50

The restorer raised his magnifying visor and switched off the banks of fluorescent lights.

The Kill Artist, Daniel Silva
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 Moonlight91 » 19 Jun 2018, 02:59

"Where did that roguish dollar bill in your wallet come from?"

Darkpool by John Leet.

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Post by Redlegs » 21 Jun 2018, 01:55

He walked as far as the hedge that signalled the end of the airfield.

A God In Ruins, Kate Atkinson
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 Bonnie Shelby » 21 Jun 2018, 17:36

Riley St. Joe sloshed through three inches of frigid seawater.

On Fire by Carla Neggers

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Post by Midnightnox » 22 Jun 2018, 04:19

The boy was beautiful - Nevernight by Jay Kristoff

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