First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?
- Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first page
- Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything else about the book away just yet – you need to hook the reader first
- Finally… reveal the book!
Hi everyone! So I changed the look of my blog – wanted it to look a bit summery but with a cool color palette. It’s been so hot and humid in Hawaii, I’m ready for winter. I say winter because we hardly get seasons. Fall feels like an extension of summer. 😅 Hope you all are staying cool wherever you are. I just got a nice book haul from Book Outlet come in the mail today so I’m gonna choose a book from my box to feature today.
“Branches scrape his cheek, hungry for his blood. Eyes wide, the boy pushes harder, shoving at the sharp, dry leaves, stomping through undergrowth and deadfall. The trees are an old-growth tangle of trip wire, a web of limbs and fingers and claws to snare him. Behind the boy, the devil clicks his teeth.”
Sounds menacing! Haha, okay so I bought this because the price was so good and the cover is gorgeous! We’ll see if I like it.
What are you reading this weekend? Have you read this book? Let me know in the comments below. Happy Reading!