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First line of current book

Here’s another thread I can see becoming my favourite :joy:
Post the first line of a book you’re currently reading! What book is it?

@Bookworms

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“My dad was a lot taller than my mother - I mean a lot.”
Love and other words

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“Death-cast is calling with the warning of a life time”

They both die in the end

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“Today he would become a god. His mother had told him so.”
- Black Sun

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“Haebom, you’ll live here from now on.”
Cherry Blossoms After Winter

(yes, I totally cheated and cited the current manhwa I’m reading instead)

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“Joost had two problems: the moon and his mustache.”
Six of crows

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“On the White house roof, tucked into the corner of the promenade.”

Red white & royal blue

“When the man of her dreams ran a hand across his devastatingly handsome face and said, “I have to tell you something, and I don’t want you to freak out”, Clara Wheatin considered, for the first time, the alarming possibility that she could get dumped by someone she’d never managed to date.”
The Roommate

“The girl was eleven and three-quarters.”
- The rose and the dagger

“I walk to the bus station by myself”

-Carry on

“Can you come into my office?”

  • The 7 husbands of Evelyn Hugo

“Nothing could get you warm in this Saintsforsaken city.”
-Crooked kingdom

“The Angeles air was quiet, and for a while I lay still, listening to the sound of Mason’s breathing.”
The Elite

“At the time I first realized I might be fictional, my weekdays were spent at a publicly funded institution on the north side of Indianapolis called White River High School, where I was required to eat lunch at a particular time — between 12:37 P.M. and 1:14 P.M. — by forces so much larger than myself that I couldn’t even begin to identify them.”
-Turtles all the way down

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“Khai was supposed to be crying.”
-The Bride Test

“The feathers were Lace’s first warning.”
-The weight of feathers

“It is very seldom that mere ordinary people like John and myself secure ancestral halls for the summer.”
-The yellow wallpaper

“A few miles south of Soledad, the Salinas River drops in close to the hillside bank and runs deep and green.”

Of mice and men, John Steinbeck

“On the second Sabbat of the Twelfthmoon, in the city of Weep, a girl fell from the sky.”

Strange the Dreamer, Laini Taylor

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“Our Dragon doesn’t eat the girls he takes, no matter what stories they tell outside our valley.”

Uprooted, Naomi Novik