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? If you want to make your own post, feel free to use or edit the banner above, and follow the rules below:
- 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!
My First Line Friday:
Maybe I’d always been broken and dark inside.
Maybe some who’d been born whole and good would have put down the ash dagger and embraced death rather than what lay before me.
There was blood everywhere.
The book that these opening lines are from are…..