Love at first sight doesn’t usually apply to books but it can when you showoff an eye-catching first sentence. If you got it flaunt it, right? 😉 For your reading pleasure, a playlist of books with first sentences that say, “Pick me up and read me!” Enjoy!
Avon, a rather small snail, read a book every day.
The airport security guard is not amused when I drop my pants in front of her.
We went to the moon to have fun, but the moon turned out to completely suck.
The best day of my life happened when I was five and almost died at Disney World.
Not every thirteen-year-old girl is accused of murder, brought to trial, and found guilty.
There was a town, and there was a librarian, and there was a fire.
Of all the kids in the seventh grade at Camillo Junior High, there was one kid that Mrs. Baker hated with heat whiter than the sun.
School was finally out and I was standing on a picnic table in our backyard getting ready for a great summer vacation when my mother walked up to me and ruined it.
Sophie had waited all her life to be kidnapped.
There was a hand in the darkness, and it held a knife.
On the morning I was scheduled to die, a large barefoot man with a bushy red beard waddled past my house.
The end began with a plane crash.
I began at Dunkin’ Donuts.
They say death aims only once and never misses, but I doubt Ty Yorkshire thought it would strike with a scrubbing brush.