Please join me every Friday to share the first sentence (or so) of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires. Please remember to include the title of the book and the author’s name.
I’m standing in a river. It’s blue. Dark blue. Reflecting the color of the evening sky.
First, what I didn’t put is that this is from Ky’s perspective. What I find interesting about it is that it starts with the character’s thoughts, just like Matched did. It definitely intrigues me and makes me wonder why Ky is standing in the river, and I’m hoping that this will be a story that immediately sucks me in.
- Grab a book, any book.
- Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader.
- Find any sentence (or few, just don’t spoil it) that grabs you.
- Post it.
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56% from Kindle:
“I still don’t believe it,” Cassia says. “Xander wouldn’t give me something that could hurt me.”
Both quotes from Crossed by Ally Condie.