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First Line Fridays | When We Left Cuba by Chanel Cleeton #firstlines #orangecountyreaders

Happy Happy Friday! What a week it’s been… Today’s First Lines comes from When We Left Cuba by Chanel Cleeton (on sale April 9, 2019) First Lines: “The thing about collecting marriage proposals is they’re much like cultivating eccentricities. One is an absolute must for being admired in polite—or slightly less-than-polite—society. Two ensure you’re a […]

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First Line Fridays | The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman #firstlines #ninahill

TGIF! Today’s First Lines comes from The Bookish Life of Nina Hill By Abbi Waxman – on sale July 9, 2019. First Lines: Imagine you’re a bird. You can be any kind of bird, but those of you who’ve chosen ostrich or chicken are going to struggle to keep up. Now, imagine you’re coasting through […]

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First Line Fridays | Someone Knows by Lisa Scottoline #firstlines #someoneknows

TGIF Book Friends! Today’s First Lines comes from SOMEONE KNOWS by Lisa Scottoline which releases April 9, 2019. First Lines: Allie gripped the wheel, heading to the cemetery. The death was awful enough in someone so young, agonizing because it was a suicide. The family would be anguished, wracking their brains, asking why. But Allie […]

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First Line Fridays | More Than Words by Jill Santopolo #firstlines #morethanwords

January 18, 2019 Today’s First Lines comes from More Than Words by Jill Santopolo out February 5, 2019. First Lines: “SOMETIMES NINA GREGORY GOT LOST IN THE ELASTICITY of time. When she was concentrating on something with a singular focus, time seemed to stretch, like a rubber band pulled taut, until—snap!—the sound of a cleared […]

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First Line Fridays: The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker #firstlines #thedreamers

Today’s First Lines comes from The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker which releases January 15, 2019. (Look for my 🍊🍊🍊🍊 review next week!) First Lines: At first, they blame the air. It’s an old idea, a poison in the ether, a danger carried in by the wind. A strange haze is seen drifting through town […]

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First Line Fridays | Things You Save In A Fire by Katherine Center

Today’s First Lines comes from THINGS YOU SAVE IN A FIRE by Katherine Center. Releases August 13, 2019. First Lines: The night I became the youngest person—and the only female ever—to win the Austin Fire Department’s Valor Award, I got propositioned by my partner. Propositioned. At the ceremony. In the ballroom. During dinner. By my […]

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First Line Fridays | Watching You by Lisa Jewell #2019release #suspense

It’s the Friday before Christmas! Are you ready?! I’ve made so much fudge and cookies and OMG Bars that I’m ready for it all to Leave. My. House. Today’s First Lines comes from Watching You by Lisa Jewell. Releases December 26, 2018. First Lines: DC Rose Pelham kneels down; she can see something behind the […]

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First Line Fridays | The Christmas Wedding #aliterarychristmas #firstlinefridays

Happy Friday Book Friends! Today’s first lines comes from A Christmas Wedding by James Patterson and Richard DiLallo. This book will get you in the holiday spirit with a holiday wedding, an exciting secret and a life-changing gift from the bride to her family. First Lines: “CLAIRE DONOGHUE, Gaby’s eldest daughter, had just finished her […]

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