First Lines Fridays #25

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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


Here’s what goes down:
It’s just the four of us. My best friends, Ivy and Guillermo (G-mo), my
brother, Tyler, and me. We’re just strolling through the aisles of a corner
convenience store, rapping aloud to my favorite Kendrick Lamar song,
“Feel,” taking turns rapping verses out loud.
We each choose a bag of chips and a candy bar. For me, I pick salt and
vinegar Lay’s, something I could toss a mint in my mouth after and still be
fine, and then a king-sized Kit Kat bar.
We go up to the register and pay for our stuff. I’m mostly excited to
satisfy my growling stomach over a binge marathon of A Different World, at
my and Tyler’s place.

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Tyler Johnson Was Here goodreads | Hollywood News Source

Five stars for me and a must-read for everyone.





4 thoughts on “First Lines Fridays #25

  1. It looked set to become even hotter by the afternoon, just when the job was becoming more fiddly and needed extra concentration. But the fair weather brought at least one advantage: dry air makes magic work better and fly farther.
    – The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde.

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