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!
“Baby” groaned the guy-Ted? Tad? something like that- and crushed his lips against the side of her neck, shoving her face against the wall of the toilet stall. ~ In her Shoes by Jennifer Weiner
I can not say this line is not interesting. It pulled me in on the curiousness of such a bold statement. And I have continued on into the next pages.