The first line can make or break a reader’s interest. Just how well did the author pull you in to the story with their first sentence? To participate in this weekly book meme is extremely easy.
Grab the book you are currently reading and open to the first page.
Write down the first sentence in the first paragraph.
Create a blog post with this information. (Make sure to include the title & author of the book you are using. Even an ISBN helps!)
Did this first sentence help draw you into the story? Why or why not?
Link back to Well-Read Reviews in your blog entry.
Come back to this blog post, hosted on WellReadReviews.com and add your direct link to Mr. Linky! ** Very important!
“Moon Glorious Moon.” Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay
I have wanted to read this book before even reading the first line because I love the Showtime Show Dexter. Nevertheless, when I read the first line it made me think directly of Dexter and beckons me to keep reading to find out what he is doing tonight.