Friday, August 30, 2019

First Line Fridays

Grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line!

Today I am going to post a line from: 

  Awake at Widmore Manor
by Jessilyn Stewart Peaslee

And the first line is...

June 1779

"A single pea.  That was all that lay inside the pod that little Emma Widmore plucked off the vine."  

Happy reading and happy Friday!   

        Let me know your first line in the comments & then head over to Hoarding Books to see                                                                  who else is participating!  


  1. Happy Friday!

    I shared the first few lines of my current read Kingdom of Souls by Rena Barron on my blog. But, here, I’ll share the first lines of a book I recently finished – City of Copper by S.A. Chakraborty.

    “He was an easy mark.

    Nahri smiled behind her veil, watching the two men bicker as they approached her tall. The younger one glanced anxiously down the alley while the older man – her client – sweated in the cool dawn air. Save for the men, the alley was empty; fajr had already been called and anyone devout enough for public prayer – not that there were many in her neighborhood – was already ensconced in the small mosque at the end of the street.”

    Hope you enjoyed that. Have a great weekend!

  2. Happy Friday!

    Today on my blog I'm sharing the first line from The Art of Rivers by Janet Ferguson: Currently I'm finishing up Finding Miss Enderly by Joanna Davidson Politano. I'll share a line from that book here. 🙂

    "As we hurried through the hallway, his grip on my arm tightened until I half expected to hear my bones snap."

    Hope you have a great weekend filled with awesome reading time. 🙂❤📚

    1. Thanks Nicole! Be sure to check out my interview with Janet Ferguson. :) Happy reading!

  3. Happy Friday! Today I'm sharing the first lines from A Glitter of Gold by Liz Johnson: "Anne Norris knew two things for certain. Some things could be forgiven. And some things most certainly could not."

  4. I’m sharing the first line from Reunited in the Rockies by Mindy Obenhaus this week on my blog, but I’m currently reading The Amish Christmas Matchmaker by Vannetta Chapman and the first line is “Annie Kauffmann thought she’d just experienced the perfect day – business had gone well, the fall weather was exquisite and each member of her family was happy and healthy.”

    1. I can't wait to start reading Christmas books! :) Happy reading Ellie!

  5. Sorry I didn't get around yesterday! The book I shared on my blog this week was In the Shadow of Denali by Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse but I am now currently reading Out of the Ashes which is the next book in the series. I just recently started but I'll share the first line from chapter 2 here: "Gazing down at the coffin that housed his father's physical body, Jean-Michel counted the scoops of dark soil as they hit the lid and began to cover its surface." Hope you have a great weekend with plenty of quality reading time! :)

    1. Tracie Peterson is a great writer--I read so many of her books growing up. Happy reading Becca!

  6. Happy Labor Day Weekend! My first line is from A Love So Real (New Hope Falls Book 1) by Kimberly Rae Jordan:

    "Elijah McNamara gave the lightbulb one final gentle turn then glanced down at the man holding the ladder for him."