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!
The Crime Scene was in the Low 30’s around E, on the edge of Fort Dupont Park, in a Neighborhood known as Greenway, in the 6th District section of Southeast D.C. ~ The Night Gardener by George Pelecanos
Well the first sentance here showed me exactly where things are located which is always good for a story. And now I want to contiune on to see what else we have to see.