Friday Firsts is a weekly meme created and hosted by Allison at Well-Read Reviews.
The first line can make or break a reader’s interest. Just how well did the author pull you in to the story with their first sentence? To participate in this weekly book meme is extremely easy.
- Grab the book you are currently reading and open to the first page.
- Write down the first sentence in the first paragraph.
- Create a blog post with this information. (Make sure to include the title & author of the book you are using. Even an ISBN helps!)
- Did this first sentence help draw you into the story? Why or why not?
And now for mine:
206 Bones by Kathy Reichs
Cold. Numb. Confused. I opened my eyes. To dark. Black as arctic winter. Am I dead?
This sentence definitely drew me in to the story. How frightening to wake up to such circumstances and not know where you are...one would wonder if she were dead. Just those few simple words conjure up images of horrific possibilities.